Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Great Books 1

February 17, 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:
Call (515) 239-5646 ext. 4 to register or learn more. 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.

Branches:
Ames Public Library
Description:
Ames Public Library will be closed Monday, February 18 for Presidents' Day. ...

The Sky Is Not the Limit with Capt. Scott Kelly

February 18, 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: Free admission | No tickets | General admission seating Capt. Scott Kelly captivated the world 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.

AARP Tax Assistance

February 19, 2019
9:00am - 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.

Toddler Time

February 19, 2019
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, 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.

Heartland Book Discussion

February 19, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Program Details:
Join library staff at Heartland Senior Services and talk about A Man Called Ove. Fredrik Backman’s novel about the angry old man next door is a thoughtful exploration of the profound impact one life has on countless others. Provided in partnership...

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.

Baby Time

February 19, 2019
1:30pm - 2:00pm
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.

PEO meeting

February 19, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Purpose of Meeting
This will be a regular meeting except that we usually meet at night in our homes, and this month we want to have a daytime meeting for those who don't drive/venture out at night....

Drop-In Crafts for Teens

February 19, 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.

Reel Connections: The U-Turn

February 19, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movie
Program Details:
Join us for a free showing of The U-Turn: A Transformational Journey followed by a discussion. The U-Turn is the third documentary in Luis Argueta’s immigration trilogy and narrates the transformational journey of the immigrant workers who broke the ...

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

February 19, 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. ...

Toddler Time

February 20, 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.

Genealogy Plus

February 20, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Program Details:
This month's topic is "Writing Joy! Emma’s Story." Alice Hoyt Veen will present a case study exploring techniques for reconstructing the past and effectively telling a family’s  multi-generational history. Provided in partnership with Ames Pu...

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 20, 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.

Baby Time

February 20, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
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.

Maker Morning

February 20, 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 20, 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.

Inkspots

February 20, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author/Writing, Meetup
Program Details:
Inkspots is a writers’ group that meets monthly to discuss and gently critique members’ writing. This is an opportunity to get good feedback and hone your skills while enjoying friendly camaraderie of others who enjoy writing. Submissions are due ...

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 20, 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.