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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Your Historians

March 24, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy, Presentation
Program Details:
Topic -- Imperial Mecca: Ottoman Arabia and the Indian Ocean Hajj Presenter -- Michael Christopher Low Hear free, fascinating lectures by faculty of ISU's Department of History. Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library an...


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.

Pesticides & Public Health Working Group

March 25, 2020
9:00am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting
This is a working group of many organization s and individuals from the state who meet to share knowledge about the latest issues on pesticides, alternatives and public health....
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

March 25, 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.

Genealogy Help Session

March 25, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy, Meetup, Technology
Program Details:
Stop into a monthly meetup to get help with your genealogy research, genealogy software and writing your family story. Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and the Story County Genealogical Society. ...


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

March 25, 2020
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. Families are welcome to stop into Maker Morning right after Family Storytime for a fun craft activity. ...


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.

Baby Time

March 25, 2020
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. Caregivers and babies are invited to stay after 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.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Maker Morning

March 25, 2020
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 this process-focused craft activity for preschoolers 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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Books @ Noon

March 25, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Meetup
Program Details:
Share what you've read recently—fiction or nonfiction—and hear about what everyone else is reading. Be prepared to give a brief description and your opinion about one or two books you've listened to or 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 "Teens" group.

Teen Movie & Oreos -- Godzilla: King of the Monsters

March 25, 2020
4:00pm - 6:15pm
Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Movie
Program Details:
Title -- Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019, MPAA rating PG-13) 2h 12m Teens come enjoy a movie and snacks! When ancient super-species-thought to be mere myths-rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity's very existence 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 "Adults" group.

Ames History Museum Lecture Series

March 25, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Hard Won. Not Done., Presentation
Program Details:
Topic -- Leading the Charge for the 19th Amendment Presenter -- Diana B. Carlin, professor emerita of communication at Saint Louis University The 80-year campaign for suffrage may have started in Seneca Falls, New York, but many of the early ...


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

March 26, 2020
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. Families are welcome to stop into Maker Morning right after Family Storytime for a fun craft activity. ...


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

March 26, 2020
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 this process-focused craft activity for preschoolers 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.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Battle of the Books - 5th grade

March 26, 2020
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Ames Public Library
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
Everyone is invited to come watch teams of local 5th graders battle it out in a book trivia contest. Sign in at the Library Auditorium. Battles will be held in the Library Auditorium, Board Room, Danfoss Room, PEO Room, Rotary Room, and Story...


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.

Sensory Storytime

March 27, 2020
9:15am - 10:00am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Families are invited to a special sensory storytime for all children, but especially welcoming to those with autism or other sensory processing disorders. Expectations and activities will be shared at the beginning to help guide the child and ca...


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 27, 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.

Apple Users Group

March 27, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Meetup, Technology
Program Details:
Come to the Library to get support and improve your 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

March 27, 2020
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. Families are welcome to stop into Maker Morning right after Family Storytime for a fun craft activity. ...


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

March 27, 2020
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 this process-focused craft activity for preschoolers 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.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Sensory Storytime

March 27, 2020
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Families are invited to a special sensory storytime for all children, but especially welcoming to those with autism or other sensory processing disorders. Expectations and activities will be shared at the beginning to help guide the child and ca...


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.

Quilting: Then & Now

March 28, 2020
9:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy, Presentation, Special Event
Program Details:
A #WomanKnowStuffToo affiliated event Come see beautiful quilts, hear fascinating quilting stories, and learn more about the history and art of quilting. We'll start the morning with a "Bed Turning" featuring quilts created 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.

Dance Practice

March 28, 2020
9:30am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Purpose of Meeting
Dance...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversations in Russian

March 28, 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 "Family" group.

Saturday Play Date: "Let's Quilt" Storytime

March 28, 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! Join us for a special storytime and try your hand at tying quilts. ...


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.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Play Games Ames

March 28, 2020
2:00pm - 5:00pm
All Ages, Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: All Ages, Family
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
Play Games Ames is a fun and social environment for people to interact with others in the Ames community through friendly competition. Experienced board-gamers will be on hand to teach you how to play a wide variety of games that people of all ages...


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.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Tabletop RPG

March 28, 2020
2:00pm - 5:00pm
All Ages, Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: All Ages, Family
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
All ages are invited to join a Mouse Guard Role Playing Game.  In this game, players are part of an elite squad of patrol mice who protect and assist their fellow mice. Players will actively help to create a unique story involving their cha...


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

March 28, 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.