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Library News

Ames Public Library Grieves

Ames Public Library is committed to the City of Ames values shared by Mayor Haila in support of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. (www.cityofames.org/Home/Components/News/News/6079/2106).

Ames Public Library staff and Trustees grieve for the recent acts of violence in o...

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Library to Reopen for Browsing March 15

Ames Public Library is moving into the next phase of reopening spaces to the public. Starting March 15, visitors will be able to browse collections on the first and second floors of the Library. Library staff will be available to answer basic reference and account questions. Computers will contin...

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Library Notes

Star Wars: The Fan Awakens

by Jillian Ocken

Hello there! It’s Star Wars day, and what a day for a Star Wars fan to be alive! With a new Star Wars series launching and many more projects already announced, it looks like the galaxy far, far away is getting bigger every day.

Before we continue, I have a confessio...

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Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Family" group.

Play Together

11:00am - 11:30am
Family
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Program Details:
Play, dance, and sing together on Zoom! Families with young children (especially preschool age) are invited to register for our online play dates featuring music and movement. Registration required for each week. Space is limited, so sign up ...


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.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime Online

10:00am - 10:30am
Family
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Join us for a storytime with your Ames Public Library friends on Facebook! You can also watch past storytimes on our YouTube channel.   ...


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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Boards/Government


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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

028: Real Reads

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Meetup
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Details:
This month's title: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander 028 focuses on recently published, popular nonfiction on a variety of topics. Join us for an online discussion using Zoom.  ...


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.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Storytime Online

10:00am - 10:30am
Family
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Join us for a storytime with your Ames Public Library friends on Facebook! You can also watch past storytimes on our YouTube channel.   ...


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.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

515 Day

All Day
Family, Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Ames Public Library
Age Group: Family, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  515 Day is a new spring celebration for those who live, work and play in the 515 area code on 5/15. Activities in Downtown Ames will include family-friendly activities, live music, specials and sales, and more! Be sure to check out wha...


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.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Improved Wildlife Habitats in Ames

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Nature/Sustainability
Program Details:
  Ames Middle School students will share why birds are essential parts of our ecosystem. Climate change has had a large effect on birds, from changing their migration patterns to preventing them from finding food. Learn how you can help ...


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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Great Books 1

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Program Details:
Discuss classic short stories and essays recommended by the Great Books Foundation. Registration is full for Great Books 1. Call (515) 239-5646 ext. 4 to learn more. Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation. ...


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.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Science in the City

All Day 5/17 - 5/21
Family
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Ames Middle School students will present a fun, hands-on demonstration about science at work in our own community. For more information, visit scienceinthecity.net.   ...


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.