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Winter Reading Challenge

All Day 12/1 - 1/31
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Ames Public Library
Age Group: Family, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Reading Incentive Program
Program Details:
  All ages can earn a prize by reading 30 days this winter! Pick up your reading log at the Library or Bookmobile, starting December 1 or sign up online at amespubliclibrary.beanstack.com. Want to print your own reading log? Download ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

Tutoring

9:00am - 10:00am
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Study Room #3 - 2nd Floor
Purpose of Meeting
English language training ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Homeschool Book Club

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Book Discussion
Program Details:
Join us for a monthly book discussion just for families that are homeschooling or learning remotely! This year we have selected a diverse collection of books that mirror our world, with a special focus on stories about historically excluded iden...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

WCTT Videoconference

10:00am - 12:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Study Room #3 - 2nd Floor
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Preschool-age children and their grown-ups are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities while building early literacy skills.   ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

reservation

3:00pm - 5:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Study Room #3 - 2nd Floor

Farrell- Tutoring

3:45pm - 5:45pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Nancy Divine Study Room - 1st Floor
Purpose of Meeting
After school tutoring ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

After School Adventures

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Class/Workshop, Presentation
Program Details:
  Kids in kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to the Library for a wide variety of fun activities after school on Thursdays! Our activities could include art, science, games, and more! We will also provide a small snack. ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

LWV - ASC Bard Meeting

4:00pm - 6:00pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Purpose of Meeting
Monthly board meeting...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Videogames

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
  Need a brain break? Teens are invited to hang out and play videogames in the Teen Space! A virtual reality system will be available to try out too.   ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Bridge Home

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Ames Public Library is partnering with The Bridge Home to provide easy access to critical services. Staff from The Bridge Home will be available in the Library to assist individuals and families on the verge of—or experiencing—homelessnes...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Baby Time

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup, Storytime
Program Details:
  Bring your pre-walker to the Library for stories, songs, and baby sign language. Join with other caregivers and older siblings for 20 minutes of fun and learning. Feel free to bring a stuffed animal or doll for the older sibling to learn ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Memory Project: Ukraine

All Day 12/2 - 12/20
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Vestibule
Age Group: Family, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
Come see portraits created by Ames High School art students for this year's Memory Project. Ukrainian refugees living in Poland gathered photos of Ukrainian children ranging from ages 1-18. Ames High School art students used the photos to crea...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Snowmen at Night

All Day 12/2 - 12/24
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: In Front of Library
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
Enjoy a story book as you walk through Downtown Ames! Start at the Library and find the pages of Snowmen at Night in shop windows along Douglas Avenue and Main Street. The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT an...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Storybook Science

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Families are invited to get hands-on with a fun science activity for all ages!   ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Bridge Home

11:00am - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Ames Public Library is partnering with The Bridge Home to provide easy access to critical services. Staff from The Bridge Home will be available in the Library to assist individuals and families on the verge of—or experiencing—homelessnes...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

German Tutoring

2:30pm - 3:30pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Study Room #3 - 2nd Floor

Farrell- Tutoring

3:30pm - 5:30pm
This is not a library sponsored event.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Study Room #3 - 2nd Floor
Purpose of Meeting
After school tutoring ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
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 proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary 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 proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.