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

Bookmobile Closed

All Day 5/27 - 5/31
Off Site
Ames Public Library Bookmobile will be closed May 27-31 The Bookmobile's summer schedule will begin June 3. ...


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