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Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Join us for storytime featuring fun books and songs!  Register at the Youth Services Desk when you arrive. Space is limited. If the 10am storytime is full, the storytime will be repeated at 10:45am.   ...


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.

Kids Create

10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
  Get creative with a craft for kids at the Library! Materials are provided.   ...


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.

Family Storytime (Repeated)

10:45am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Join us for storytime featuring fun books and songs!  Register at the Youth Services Desk when you arrive. Space is limited. This is a repeat of the 10am storytime.   ...


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.

Genealogy Help Session

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Program Details:
  Run into a brick wall? Not sure where to start researching your roots? Stop by this monthly meetup of local genealogists to get help with research, software and writing your family story. Provided in partnership with ...


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 with Ben

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Families with preschoolers and toddlers are invited to Ben's storytimes, filled with music, stories, and fun! Register at the Youth Services Desk when you arrive. Space is limited. If the 10:30am storytime is full, the s...


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.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Families with preschoolers and toddlers are invited to Ben's storytimes, filled with music, stories, and fun! Register at the Youth Services Desk when you arrive. Space is limited. This is a repeat of the 10:30am st...


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.

Books @ Noon

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Meetup
Program Details:
Share what you've read recently—fiction or nonfiction—and hear about what everyone else is reading. Be prepared to give a brief description and your opinion about one or two books you've listened to or read. ...


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.

Raising School-Ready Readers

10:30am - 11:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Class/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Details:
  Invest in your child's future! Learn fun ways to engage children in literacy play and turn everyday experiences into learning activities to help children be ready for school. Families participate together in hands-on activities that suppo...


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 at the Library

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Families are invited to get hands-on with a fun science activity for all ages!   ...


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.

Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Join us for storytime featuring fun books and songs!  Register at the Youth Services Desk when you arrive. Space is limited. If the 10am storytime is full, the storytime will be repeated at 10:45am.   ...


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.

Kids Create

10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
  Get creative with a craft for kids at the Library! Materials are provided.   ...


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.

Family Storytime (Repeated)

10:45am - 11:15am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Join us for storytime featuring fun books and songs!  Register at the Youth Services Desk when you arrive. Space is limited. This is a repeat of the 10am storytime.   ...


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: Lobby
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Register to vote at Ames Public Library! Representatives from the non-partisan League of Women Voters will be available to register voters from 11:30-4 in the Library's lobby. Come prepared with an Iowa driver's license number, Io...


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 with Ben

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Families with preschoolers and toddlers are invited to Ben's storytimes, filled with music, stories, and fun! Register at the Youth Services Desk when you arrive. Space is limited. If the 10:30am storytime is full, the s...


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.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Families with preschoolers and toddlers are invited to Ben's storytimes, filled with music, stories, and fun! Register at the Youth Services Desk when you arrive. Space is limited. This is a repeat of the 10:30am st...


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.

Raising School-Ready Readers

10:30am - 11:30am
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Class/Workshop
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Details:
  Invest in your child's future! Learn fun ways to engage children in literacy play and turn everyday experiences into learning activities to help children be ready for school. Families participate together in hands-on activities that suppo...


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.

Teen Videogames

3:30pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
  Need a brain break? Teens are invited to hang out and play videogames on our big screen Thursdays after school!   ...


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 at the Library

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Families are invited to get hands-on with a fun science activity for all ages!   ...


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.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Join us for a different storytime every Saturday in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month! ...


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 2

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Meetup
Program Details:
Come discuss classic short stories and essays recommended by the Great Books Foundation. Participate in-person or on Zoom. Call (515) 239-5646 ext. 4 to register or 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 "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: In Front of Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Nature/Sustainability, Presentation, Special Event
Program Details:
  Come check out short performance pieces which explore climate change and serve as a call to community action in partnership with the MFA Program in Creative Writing & Environment, The EcoTheatre Lab, and the international Climate Chan...


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.

Babysitting Clinic

9:15am - 3:15pm
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Class/Workshop
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 95
Program Details:
  Want to make babysitting your business? Come to the Library for a free babysitting clinic for 5th graders and older! This program provides an opportunity for students to think about babysitting as a business, including ways to get star...


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.

Family Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Join us for storytime featuring fun books and songs!  Register at the Youth Services Desk when you arrive. Space is limited. If the 10am storytime is full, the storytime will be repeated at 10:45am.   ...


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.

Kids Create

10:30am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
  Get creative with a craft for kids at the Library! Materials are provided.   ...


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.