Local History

Ames Tribune Archive

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Search issues of the Ames Tribune and Ames Intelligencer dating back to 1877 online for free! 

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The Heritage Room

Heritage Room filled with books, two desks, and historical artwork


Ames Public Library has more local history resources — including yearbooks — in the Heritage Room on the second floor.
 

 

Upcoming History & Genealogy Events

A Taste of Genealogy

August 25, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy, Special Event
Program Details:
Drop in for a special event all about genealogy! Visit fascinating exhibits, meet experts, and find resources to help you on your own genealogy projects. There will be family-friendly activities, too! Provided in partnership with Ames Public Libra...

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.

Movie Night: Milk

August 26, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy, Movie
Program Details:
Join us for a free showing of the film Milk. Based on the inspiring true story of the first openly gay man elected to major public office, this compelling film follows Milk’s powerful journey to inspire hope for equal rights during one of the leas...

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.