Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Ames Area Fiber Arts

October 10, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Purpose of Meeting
Social evening of spinning, knitting, crocheting, etc, with like-minded people....
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Milk & Book-ies

October 10, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
All Ages, Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: All Ages, Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Dewey Bear and library staff will share stories, songs, fun STEAM activities for you to enjoy and of course some milk and cookies.   ...


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 Camera Club

October 10, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Purpose of Meeting
help to improve photography skills...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

028: Real Reads

October 10, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Program Details:
028 focuses on recently published, popular nonfiction on a variety of topics.   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.

Block Builders

October 11, 2019
9:45am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

October 11, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Join Dewey Bear and youth services staff in a sing-a-long with story and related early literacy activities perfect for toddlers, their families, and their friends. ...


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.

Apple Users Group

October 11, 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.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Storytime

October 11, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Enjoy our fun-filled storytimes at the library. Each week features a different theme accompanied by songs and movement activities. Caregivers are encouraged to get in on the action, too! ...


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.

Maker Morning

October 11, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Makerspace
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
Toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers are invited to drop in to the Youth Makerspace area for this laid-back experience of exploring and creating. We supply the 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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
Join us for a Better Angels Skills Workshop and learn skills for having respectful conversations that clarify differences, search for common ground, and affirm the importance of the relationship. After a presentation, participants will have an o...


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 Russian

October 12, 2019
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 "All Ages" group.

Crochet & Knitting Group

October 12, 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.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Saturday Play Date: KidsFit Club

October 12, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
Join us on the second Saturday of each month for KidsFit Club! Hy-Vee's nutrition and exercise experts will lead classes and have fun making a healthy snack, moving muscles and exercising the brain! Provided in partnership with Ames Publ...


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.

Spanish Storytime

October 12, 2019
11:45am - 12:15pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Join us for 30 minutes of Spanish stories and song.   ...


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.

Boy Scout Troop 140

October 12, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting
Court of Honor for Troop 140 Eagle Scouts...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Tween Roleplaying Club

October 12, 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. If you are new to the group, please come 30 minutes earlier to create you character. ...


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 French

October 12, 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. ...


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 meeting

October 13, 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Purpose of Meeting
Improving Public speaking skills....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Climate Change Theatre Action

October 13, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Presentation
Program Details:
Join us for a free performance presented by ISU Theatre. Climate Change Theatre Action: Lighting the Way, A Community Collaboration, directed by Vivian Cook, is the first in their 2019-20 “HERoic” season which features plays and musica...


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

October 13, 2019
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 En...


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

October 13, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Program Details:
Try out our new 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 how the topics' impacts manifest and resonate in modern socie...


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

October 14, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Join Dewey Bear and youth services staff in a sing-a-long with story and related early literacy activities perfect for toddlers, their families, and their friends. ...


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.

Heartland Book club

October 14, 2019
11:00am - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Purpose of Meeting
Book club meeting....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversations in English

October 14, 2019
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.