Summer is Coming

Summer is Coming

Join Ames Public Library for free special activities and a reading challenge for all ages this summer!

Everyone from babies to adults can earn prizes just for tracking their reading in the Summer Reading Challenge. Pick up a game board or sign up online starting June 1.

Once again this summer, children and teens can eat a nutritious free lunch at Ames Public Library. Lunch is available weekdays form Monday, June 5, through Friday, August 18 (except July 4).

Check the Library's calendar for free events including: Book clubs, meetups, and presentations for adults

  • Storytimes for babies, toddlers, and pre-readers including some fun in Ames parks
  • Weekly events for families featuring magic, music, comedy, science, animals, and other exciting performers
  • A variety of activities for teens, from writing workshops to VR videogames
  • And much more!

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