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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

Computer & Research Help Genealogy Group

January 23, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy, Meetup, Technology
Program Details:
Stop into a monthly meetup to get help with your genealogy research and genealogy software. 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.

Your Historians

January 23, 2019
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:
Hear free, fascinating lectures by faculty of ISU's Department of History. Stay for a Q&A and refreshments after the presentation. This month, James Andrews will present “Eurasia’s Metropolis: A History of Moscow from its Origins to Present.” ...

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.

Your Historians

February 13, 2019
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:
Hear free, fascinating lectures by faculty of ISU's Department of History. Stay for a Q&A and refreshments after the presentation. Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library, Iowa State University, Iowa State University Department of His...

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.

Computer & Research Help Genealogy Group

February 27, 2019
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 and genealogy software. 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.

Your Historians

March 14, 2019
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:
Hear free, fascinating lectures by faculty of ISU's Department of History. Stay for a Q&A and refreshments after the presentation. Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library, Iowa State University, Iowa State University Department of His...

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.

Computer & Research Help Genealogy Group

March 27, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy, Meetup, Technology
Program Details:
Stop into a monthly meetup to get help with your genealogy research and genealogy software. 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.

Your Historians

April 22, 2019
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:
Hear free, fascinating lectures by faculty of ISU's Department of History. Stay for a Q&A and refreshments after the presentation. Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library, Iowa State University, Iowa State University Department of His...

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.

Computer & Research Help Genealogy Group

April 24, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy, Meetup, Technology
Program Details:
Stop into a monthly meetup to get help with your genealogy research and genealogy software. 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.