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Winter Reading Challenge

All Day 12/15 - 2/14
All Ages
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Reading Incentive Program
Program Details:
All ages are invited to get cozy with a good book this season with Ames Public Library's Winter Reading Challenge. Print this sheet -OR- go to amespubliclibrary.beanstack.org to track your progress. All logs must be completed and priz...


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.

Ames History Museum Lecture Series

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy, Presentation
Program Details:
Topic: Prohibition in Iowa Presenter: Linda McCann, author & Iowa history researcher Join Ames History Museum and Ames Public Library for a series of online lectures. Prohibition was the period of time when it was illegal to manufac...


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 "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: Music and Movement

11:00am - 12:00pm
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 are invited to register for our new online play dates featuring music and movement. Registration required. Space is limited, so sign up early! Registrants will receive a fre...


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.

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. February 2021: James Rollins March 2021: Ruth Rendell ...


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: 5
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: Music and Movement

11:00am - 12:00pm
Family
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Details:
Play, dance, and sing together on Zoom! Families with young children are invited to register for our new online play dates featuring music and movement. Registration required. Space is limited, so sign up early! Registrants will receive a fre...


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.

Travel Ames

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 999
Program Details:
Spring 2021 Travelogue Series Wednesdays, February 10, March 10, and April 7 at 12pm, via Zoom New to the area? We can help you find community and adventure in Ames, even in winter. Come join us for the ride of your life! Each session wi...


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: 6
Program Details:
This month's book -- Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know by Malcolm Gladwell 028 focuses on recently published, popular nonfiction on a variety of topics. Join us for an online discussion using...


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.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Program Details:
This Month's Title: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett Check out this book discussion group exploring social and cultural topics through the lens of fiction and nonfiction. The goal is to encourage deep reflection and nuanced discussion abo...


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.

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Ames Public Library will be closed Monday, February 15 for Presidents' Day. ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Play Together: Music and Movement

11:00am - 12:00pm
Family
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Program Details:
Play, dance, and sing together on Zoom! Families with young children are invited to register for our new online play dates featuring music and movement. Registration required. Space is limited, so sign up early! Registrants will receive a fre...


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.