Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

STEM for Homeschoolers

February 7, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Meetup
Program Details:
Ames Public Library’s monthly events for Homeschoolers focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Activities are geared toward K-5 students but all ages are welcome to join us. This month's topic is "Motion: Wheels and Axles." ...

Family Storytime

February 7, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Children of all ages are invited to this interactive program to build listening, language, and literacy skills. ...

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.

Maker Morning

February 7, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Makerspace
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
Drop in to the Youth Makerspace area for this laid-back experience of exploring and creating for toddlers, preschooler, and their caregivers. We supply the materials.  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.

AARP Tax Assistance

February 7, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
Please call Adult Services at (515) 239-5646 ext. 4 to register or learn more. ...

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.

Drop-In Crafts for Teens

February 7, 2019
3:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
Stop by weekdays when the Teen Space is open and craft something you can take with you.  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.

Welcome Team

February 7, 2019
3:15pm - 4:15pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Purpose of Meeting
Library Welcome Team meeting....

Baby Time

February 7, 2019
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Bring your prewalker for books, songs, baby sign language, and more.  Join with other caregivers and their pre-walkers and older siblings for 20 minutes of conversation and play.  Both of you will have fun meeting others and learning som...

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.

Milk & Book-ies

February 7, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Stop in for 30+ minutes of fun STEAM activities along with milk and cookies. 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.

Conversations in American Sign Language

February 7, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:
Come converse in American Sign Language (ASL) at the Library! ASL is a complete, complex language that employs signs made by moving the hands combined with facial expressions and postures of the body. All levels of sign language knowledge are we...

Inclusive Ames

February 7, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room

The Art of Fiction with Margot Livesey

February 7, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author/Writing, Presentation
Program Details:
Stop into this free event presented by Iowa State University's Lectures Program and supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation: Margot Livesey is the award-winning author of ten books, including a collection of stories, Lear...

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.

Toddler Time

February 8, 2019
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, books, and early literacy activities 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.

Apple Users Group

February 8, 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.

Family Storytime

February 8, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Children of all ages are invited to this interactive program to build listening, language, and literacy skills. ...

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.

Maker Morning

February 8, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Makerspace
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
Drop in to the Youth Makerspace area for this laid-back experience of exploring and creating for toddlers, preschooler, and their caregivers. We supply the materials.  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.

AARP Tax Assistance

February 8, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event

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.

Drop-In Crafts for Teens

February 8, 2019
3:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
Stop by weekdays when the Teen Space is open and craft something you can take with you.  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.

Crochet & Knitting Group

February 9, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
All Ages
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Meetup
Program Details:
Come craft at the Library! All ages are invited to hang out with other crafters to knit and crochet. Bring your own materials. ...

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.

Tween Roleplaying Club

February 9, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
2nd-6th graders are invited to play a tween-friendly version of Dungeons and Dragons at the Library. ...

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 Russian

February 9, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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. ...

Conversations in French

February 9, 2019
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. ...