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Bridge to Reading Voting

All Day 3/1 - 4/14
Family
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
Hey kids, let your voice be heard! Every year, Iowa librarians nominate several books for the Bridge to Reading award, which celebrates recent picture books that are great read-alouds. Then, kids across the state vote for the winner!  Yo...


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.

Play Together

11:00am - 11:30am
Family
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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.

Ignored Racism

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Presentation
Program Details:
  Dr. David A.M. Peterson, Lucken Professor of Political Science, discusses how White Americans' perceptions and attitudes about Latinos shapes the way they think about politics.  Based on his book, Ignored Racis...


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.

Iowa Climate Action Planning

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Nature/Sustainability, Presentation
Program Details:
  Ames is starting a climate action planning process this year! What is a climate action plan? Why do cities create climate action plans? What might Ames’ greenhouse gas reduction goals look like? How can we make sure to center equity in...


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 Advisory Group (TAG)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Teens
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Boards/Government, Meetup
Program Details:
Help plan exciting library events for teens, share what you’re reading, and make new friends.  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 "Adults" group.

Board of Trustees Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Online
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 "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.

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.

Play Together

11:00am - 11:30am
Family
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
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.

Genealogy Plus

10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy, Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 187
Program Details:
  Topic: University Library Special Collections and University Archives Speakers: Megan Klein-Hewett, Ames Public Library & Lorrie Pellack, Iowa State University Library Each monthly Genealogy PLUS event features an hour-long...


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.

Play Together

11:00am - 11:30am
Family
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
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.

Books @ Noon

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Meetup
Program Details:
Books @ Noon is currently an e-mail book group. E-mail webref@amespubliclibrary.org.org to join. 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...


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.

Ames History Museum Lecture Series

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy, Presentation
Program Details:
Topic: Secessionitus in West Ames: The 4th Ward 'Independence Movement,' 1914-1920 Presenter: Douglas Biggs, Professor of History, University of Nebraska-Kearney  Join Ames History Museum and Ames Public Library for a series of onli...


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.

Great Books 2

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Meetup
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Details:
Come discuss classic short stories and essays recommended by the Great Books Foundation. 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 "Family" group.

Play Together

11:00am - 11:30am
Family
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
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.

EcoChat: Reduce/Reuse/Recycle

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Nature/Sustainability, Presentation
Program Details:
Join us for the 2021 series of EcoChats on the first Tuesday of each month at 7pm via Zoom: March 2: Gardening April 6: Trees May 4: Reduce/Reuse/Recycle June 1: Water July 6: Watersheds August 3: Electric   Related Mater...


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.

Mystery Lovers Book Club

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Program Details:
Mystery readers, come talk about books by a selected author. May 2021: Barbara Hambly June 2021: Peter Tremayne ...


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.