Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Book Sale

June 30, 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sale
Program Details:
Find great deals on thousands of used items, including books, movies, music, and more!  Note our special schedule for July 4 week. Sunday, June 30: 1:30 - 4:30pm Admission $2 Free admission and early entry starting at 1pm for donors...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Bookmobile Closed

All Day 7/1 - 7/4
Description:
Ames Public Library's Bookmobile will not go to its regular stops the week of July 4. ...

Book Sale

July 1, 2019
9:00am - 8:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sale
Program Details:
Find great deals on thousands of used items, including books, movies, music, and more!  Note our special schedule for July 4 week. Sunday, June 30: 1:30 - 4:30pm Admission $2 Free admission and early entry starting at 1pm for donors...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Summer Lunches for Kids and Teens

July 1, 2019
11:30am - 12:15pm
Family, Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
Having a full stomach of good food is important for everyone in the summer! Take this opportunity to share a meal together. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; Meals for adults are $3.50. (Sorry, no baby formula is available.) ...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Conversations in English

July 1, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:
Native and non-native English speakers are invited to gather for some casual conversation in English. ...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Willy Wonka’s ESCAPE ROOM CHALLENGE

July 1, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
All Ages, Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: All Ages, Family
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
Team up and work cooperatively at this family friendly program as you try to escape from Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. The same challenge will be presented each time, so choose the date that works best for you: Tuesday, June 25, 6–8pm Wedn...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Book Sale

July 2, 2019
9:00am - 8:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sale
Program Details:
Find great deals on thousands of used items, including books, movies, music, and more!  Note our special schedule for July 4 week. Sunday, June 30: 1:30 - 4:30pm Admission $2 Free admission and early entry starting at 1pm for donors...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Summer Lunches for Kids and Teens

July 2, 2019
11:30am - 12:15pm
Family, Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
Having a full stomach of good food is important for everyone in the summer! Take this opportunity to share a meal together. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; Meals for adults are $3.50. (Sorry, no baby formula is available.) ...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Ames Poetry Slam

July 2, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
The Ames Poetry Revival is a spoken word poetry group (collective) open to all who wish to share. The slam style events include prizes by local artists. Sign in begins at 6:30pm. Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and Ames Poetry Rev...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Conversations in Spanish

July 2, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:
Native and non-native Spanish speakers are invited to gather for some casual conversation in Spanish. ...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Book Sale

July 3, 2019
9:00am - 3:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Sale
Program Details:
Find great deals on thousands of used items, including books, movies, music, and more!  Note our special schedule for July 4 week. Sunday, June 30: 1:30 - 4:30pm Admission $2 Free admission and early entry starting at 1pm for donors...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Willy Wonka’s ESCAPE ROOM CHALLENGE

July 3, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
All Ages, Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: All Ages, Family
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
Team up and work cooperatively at this family friendly program as you try to escape from Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory. The same challenge will be presented each time, so choose the date that works best for you: Tuesday, June 25, 6–8pm Wedn...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Summer Lunches for Kids and Teens

July 3, 2019
11:30am - 12:15pm
Family, Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
Having a full stomach of good food is important for everyone in the summer! Take this opportunity to share a meal together. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; Meals for adults are $3.50. (Sorry, no baby formula is available.) ...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Mystery Lovers Book Club

July 3, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Meetup
Program Details:
Mystery lovers are invited to the Mystery Lovers Book Club on the first Wednesday of each month to talk about books by a selected author.  This month, we'll discuss books by David Baldacci. ...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

PC Help Session

July 3, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Meetup, Technology
Program Details:
Learn and share tips and ideas for using personal computers (PCs) with Microsoft Windows. Participants can bring questions or issues they have with using a Windows PC. ...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Apple Users Group

July 5, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Meetup, Technology
Program Details:
The purpose of the group is to support and improve participants' use of Apple technology—iPhone, iPad, and Mac specifically. Participants can bring questions or issues they have with using Apple devices. ...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Summer Lunches for Kids and Teens

July 5, 2019
11:30am - 12:15pm
Family, Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
Having a full stomach of good food is important for everyone in the summer! Take this opportunity to share a meal together. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; Meals for adults are $3.50. (Sorry, no baby formula is available.) ...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Movie Afternoons

July 5, 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
All Ages, Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: All Ages, Family
Program Type: Movie
Program Details:
Enjoy popcorn and a movie in air-conditioned comfort. This week, we'll watch Small Foot. An animated adventure for all ages Smallfoot turns the Bigfoot legend upside down when a bright young Yeti finds something he thought didn’t exist—a human....

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Write in the Heart of Iowa

July 6, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author/Writing, Meetup
Program Details:
Write in the Heart of Iowa is a community critique group dedicated to helping writers reach their goals. This drop-in writing group is open to writers of all genres. Bring up to 5 pages (double-spaced) of your manuscript, bring a pen, and be ready...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

July 6, 2019
11:00am - 12:30pm
Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Boards/Government, Meetup
Program Details:
Help plan exciting library events for teens, share what you’re reading, and make new friends. There’s free pizza, too! Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation. ...

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Drag Makerspace

July 6, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
All Ages, Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: All Ages, Family
Program Type: Class/Workshop

Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.