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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Northcrest Photo Exhibit

All Day 3/1 - 3/30
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Vestibule
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program Details:
  Come see photos taken by Northcrest Community residents as part of a photo contest. Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and Northcrest Community. ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Storybook Science

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup, Storytime
Program Details:
  Families are invited to get hands-on with a fun science activity for all ages!   ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

Mullins negative scanning

11:00am - 12:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: IDEA Center Scanning Station
Purpose of Meeting
Planning to digitize old negatives. Never tried this before....
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Bridge Home

11:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Social Services
Program Details:
  Ames Public Library is partnering with The Bridge Home to provide easy access to critical services. Staff from The Bridge Home will be available in the Library to assist individuals and families on the verge of—or experiencing—homelessnes...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

Negative Scanning

12:15pm - 1:30pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: IDEA Center Scanning Station
Purpose of Meeting
Negative Scanning...

Sandra Lennander

1:30pm - 2:30pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: IDEA Center Scanning Station

Sandra Lennander

2:30pm - 3:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: IDEA Center Digitization Station

German Tutoring

2:30pm - 3:30pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Study Room #3 - 2nd Floor
This event is in the "Family" group.

Summer Camp Fair

10:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Exhibit, Special Event, Summer at the Library
Program Details:
    Get help planning summer events for your kids!  Drop in to the Summer Camp Fair to learn about summer camps, programs, and activities available in Ames and the surrounding area for summer 2024.  Exhibitors will s...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Children of all ages and their grown-ups are invited to this storytime to build listening, language, and literacy skills through music, movement, song and action rhymes. Each week will feature a new theme.   ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

Negative Scanning

11:15am - 1:15pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: IDEA Center Scanning Station
Purpose of Meeting
Negative Scanning...
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Purpose of Meeting
Amnesty International is a global, nonpartisan human rights organization. Each month our group writes letters and sends emails on behalf of prisoners of conscience and individuals at risk of persecution by their government for exercising their basic ...
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting
Open House...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:
  Gather (in person or online) for casual conversations in Russian. Chat in your native language or get comfortable speaking in another language.   To join via Zoom, click here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82374666226?pwd=OFpX...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:
  Gather (in person or online) for casual conversations in French. Chat in your native language or get comfortable speaking in another language.   To join via Zoom, click here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82374666226?pwd=OFpXL...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

Great Books 2

1:30pm - 3:30pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Purpose of Meeting
monthly book discussion...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Natural Discoveries

2:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Nature/Sustainability, Storytime
Program Details:
  Join ISU's Environmental Education Club for storytime, a craft, and fun activities based on a different ecological theme each month. Children of any age can come explore and learn more about our environment.   Presented in part...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Families with toddlers are invited for a storytime filled with music, stories, and fun! Mondays and Wednesdays are the same presentation.   ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.