Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Orchard Place

March 7, 2020
9:30am - 4:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Purpose of Meeting
Training for child care center staff. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversations in Russian

March 7, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:
Native and non-native Russian speakers are invited to gather for some casual conversation in Russian. ...


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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Write in the Heart of Iowa

March 7, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss 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, a pen, and be read...


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.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Saturday Play Date: Sing & Dance with Me

March 7, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
Join other children and their adult caregivers and play with us as we learn through books, songs, crafts, and games! Get your blood pumping and explore fun instruments, rhythm, and motion at our monthly dance party. ...


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.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

March 7, 2020
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.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Youth Graphic Novel Book Club

March 7, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Book Discussion
Program Details:
Title -- Chi's Sweet Adventures, #01 by Konami Kanata Do you love graphic novels? Upper elementary kids are invited to join the Youth Graphic Novel Book Club. Each month we will discuss a specific title and enjoy activities. Stop by...


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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

International Women's Day

March 7, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Hard Won. Not Done., Special Event
Program Details:
Join our annual celebration of International Women’s Day at the Library and reflect on this year’s theme,  #EachforEqual. ISU Theatre will perform Heroic Stories featuring scenes from the 2019-2020 “HERoic” season, which presents shows advocat...


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.

Girl Scout Troop #850

March 7, 2020
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Purpose of Meeting
Monthly meeting...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversations in French

March 7, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:
Native and non-native French speakers are invited to gather for some casual conversation in French. ...


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.

IToast

March 8, 2020
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Purpose of Meeting
Improve your public speaking skills....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

U.S. Census 2020 Job Recruitment Application Session

March 8, 2020
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
Want to earn extra income while helping our community? The results of the 2020 Census will help determine our city and state’s representation in congress, as well as how certain funds are spent for schools, hospitals, roads, and more. The U.S. Cen...


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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Ames Reads Leopold

March 8, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Earth Day 2020, Special Event
Program Details:
Join guest readers as we explore the conservation and land ethic writings of Aldo Leopold. His most famous work, A Sand County Almanac, published in 1949, is still popular with naturalists and writers alike. Readers will share essays from this book...


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.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Writers’ Workshop

March 8, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Author/Writing, Meetup
Program Details:
6th-12th graders, join author David Zimmerman for writing exercises designed to finesse your creative writing skills.  Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and Iowa State University's Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and ...


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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

View from the Margins Book Discussion Group

March 8, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Hard Won. Not Done.
Program Details:
Title -- Divided We Stand by Marjorie Spruill Check out this book discussion group exploring social and cultural topics through the lens of fiction and nonfiction. The goal is to encourage deep reflection and nuanced discussion about h...


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.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

March 9, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Join us for 20-25 minutes of music and a book, while building early literacy skills perfect for toddlers and their families. ...


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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Common Ground Recording Sessions

March 9, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Earth Day 2020, History/Genealogy
Program Details:
Story County Conservation is joining in a project of the Iowa Association of Naturalists inspired by the Storycorps project on National Public Radio.  Naturalists and volunteers will record participants’ experiences, memories and stori...


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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversations in English

March 9, 2020
11:30am - 12:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
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.

SCGS

March 9, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Purpose of Meeting
Regular meeting...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Film & Discussion -- One Woman, One Vote

March 9, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Hard Won. Not Done., History/Genealogy, Movie
Program Details:
Title -- One Woman, One Vote (1995) 2hr This PBS documentary is a sweeping look at the women’s suffrage movement, from Elizabeth Cady Stanton’s famous Seneca Falls call to arms to the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment, which granted...


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.

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Purpose of Meeting
Lora Kraft, PCAI will facilitate a 4 hour workshop on Nurturing Healthy Sexual Development. Ten to 24 participants from around Iowa are anticipated. There is no cost to this training. The training is for Iowa Child Abuse Prevention Program (ICAPP)...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Super Heroes from the Bible

March 10, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Enjoy a storytime featuring Bible storybooks and a craft. ...


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.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

March 10, 2020
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Join us for 20-25 minutes of music and a book, while building early literacy skills perfect for toddlers and their families. ...


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.