Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Family Storytime

April 12, 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

April 12, 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

April 12, 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

April 12, 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.

Homeschool Inventor's Fair

April 12, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
All Ages, Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: All Ages, Family
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
Sign up now and get started! Each child or family group will choose a favorite inventor to study and learn about OR become and inventor yourself. Create a display about your person or a way to show off your invention. Then we’ll showcase our work ...

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

April 13, 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.

Saturday Family Fun

April 13, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
All ages are invited to Sing & Dance with Me Saturday Family Fun! Get your blood pumping at our monthly dance parties. Explore with rhythm and motion, instruments, crafts, and 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.

Spanish Storytime

April 13, 2019
11:15am - 11:45am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Language Learning, Storytime
Program Details:
Join us for a free storytime 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.

Genealogy Proof Standard

April 13, 2019
12:30pm - 4:30pm
Adults
Registration
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Program Details:
The Genealogy Proof Standard (GPS) is a tool, or standard, to measure the credibility of your conclusions about ancestral identities, relationships, and life events. For beginning and advanced genealogical researchers alike, this GPS course will enha...

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

April 13, 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.

Storytime with Derek Anderson

April 13, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
All Ages, Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: All Ages, Family
Program Type: Author/Writing, Storytime
Program Details:
Join us for a storytime with Ames Author and ISU Alum Derek Anderson! Derek will also present a storytime at the ISU Book Store April 13 at 10:30am. ...

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

April 13, 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

April 13, 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 Reads Leopold

April 14, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
Join guest readers as they read aloud writings of Aldo Leopold, widely acknowledged as the father of wildlife conservation in America. It's been 70 years since the publication of A Sand County Almanac, and Leopold's words have never been more poignan...

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 Writers’ Workshop

April 14, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
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.

Toddler Time

April 15, 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.

Conversations in English

April 15, 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.

Drop-In Crafts for Teens

April 15, 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.

Best Start Breastfeeding & Next Step Pumping Class

April 15, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Family, Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Age Group: Family, Adults
Program Type: Class/Workshop
Program Details:
Join us for a free two-part prenatal class on breastfeeding and pumping presented by the Ames Loving Support Breastfeeding Peer Counselors. Come to one or both parts. Support persons are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP to AmesBreastfeedingHelp@yaho...

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.