Summer 2021

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Did You Know?

  • Summer reading helps kids and teens avoid the "summer slide" (the period during summer break when there is a risk of falling behind in academic knowledge and literacy).
  • Summer reading is great for all ages, not just kids. Everyone can benefit from improving literacy skills.
  • When you participate in the Ames Public Library Summer Reading Challenge you can earn cool prizes!

 

Make your summer full of reading, cool prizes, and fun activities!

 

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Ames Public Library
Age Group: Family, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Reading Incentive Program
Program Details:
  Read Beyond the Beaten Path this summer with a reading challenge for all ages! Read what you like to earn prizes and tickets in our end-of-summer prize drawing! Get started on the reading challenge website or find out more at www.amesp...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays starting June 6 from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; meals for adults accompanying youth are $3.50...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays starting June 6 from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; meals for adults accompanying youth are $3.50...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays starting June 6 from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; meals for adults accompanying youth are $3.50...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays starting June 6 from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; meals for adults accompanying youth are $3.50...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays starting June 6 from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; meals for adults accompanying youth are $3.50...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

 

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