Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Maker Morning

April 18, 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.

Drop-In Crafts for Teens

April 18, 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.

Baby Time

April 18, 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.

Ames Pride

April 18, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room

Milk & Book-ies

April 18, 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.

Mama Milk Meetup

April 18, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Family, Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Family, Adults
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
All nursing moms and moms-to-be are invited to a breastfeeding café. Children are welcome! Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library, Mid-Iowa Community Action (MICA), and Ames Loving Support. ...

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.

Board of Trustees

April 18, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Boards/Government
Program Details:
Monthly meeting of the Ames Public Library Board of Trustees. ...

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 19, 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

April 19, 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

April 19, 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 19, 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.

Drop-In Crafts for Teens

April 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.

Write in the Heart of Iowa

April 20, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author/Writing, Meetup
Program Details:
Write in the Heart of Iowa is a community critique group dedicated to helping writers reach their goals. This drop-in writing group is open to writers of all genres. Bring up to 5 pages (double-spaced) of your manuscript, bring a pen, and be ready...

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 20, 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 Write with Me Saturday Family Fun! Use your imagination and creativity to tell stories of all kinds! We'll use puppets, books, iPads, and more to help us with our story-making. ...

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 Advisory Group (TAG)

April 20, 2019
11:00am - 12:30pm
Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Boards/Government, Meetup
Program Details:
Help plan exciting library events for teens, share what you’re reading, and make new friends. There’s free pizza, too! Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation. ...

Chinese Storytime

April 20, 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 Chinese! Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and Ames Chinese Language Academy. ...

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.

Amnesty International monthly meeting

April 20, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Purpose of Meeting
Amnesty International is a global, nonpartisan human rights organization. Each month our group writes letters on behalf of prisoners of conscience and individuals at risk of persecution by their government for exercising their basic rights. We also e...

Conversations in Russian

April 20, 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 20, 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. ...

Toddler Time

April 22, 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 22, 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.