Oops!
Start Date is not before End Date

Filter Events by



Great Books

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Dale H. Ross Board Room
This monthly book group discusses literary classics. To sign up and find out the monthly selection, visit the Library's Adult Services Desk or call (515) 239-5646 ext. 4.

Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation.
View More

Books at Noon

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Studio
Drop in to 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.
View More

Book Discussion: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Rotary Room
Join us to discuss Bryan Stevenson's award-winning book, Just Mercy, prior to his visit to Iowa State University

Just Mercy is at once an unforgettable account of an idealistic, gifted young lawyer’s coming of age, a moving window into the lives of those he has defended, and an inspiring argument for compassion in the pursuit of justice. Check out your copy at Ames Public Library! 

Author Bryan Stevenson will give a free presentation at ISU's Memorial Union Monday, January 29 at 7pm.

Provided in partnership with Ames Branch NAACP and supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation.

Presentation of a program does not constitute the Library’s endorsement of the content or views expressed by participants. If your organization is interested in presenting a program, please visit bit.ly/APLprogram
View More

Heartland Book Discussion

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Other Off-Site
Heartland Senior Services Center
Join library staff at Heartland Senior Services and talk about Michelle Hoover's Bottomland

Bottomland is a haunting story of pride, love, and betrayal, set among the rugged terrain of Iowa, the fields of war-torn Flanders, and the bustling Chicago streets. 

Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and Heartland Senior Services.

Presentation of a program does not constitute the Library’s endorsement of the content or views expressed by participants. If your organization is interested in presenting a program, please visit bit.ly/APLprogram
View More

Mystery Lovers Book Club

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Studio
Mystery lovers are invited to the Mystery Lovers Book Club on the first Wednesday of each month to talk about books by a selected author. 

This month, we'll talk about books by John le Carré.
(Next month's author is Dorothy Gilman.)
View More

028: Real Reads

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Dale H. Ross Board Room
028 focuses on recently published, popular nonfiction on a variety of topics.
  • December 14:
    The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain by Bill Bryson
Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation.
View More

Waking Up White Book Discussion

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Rotary Room
The goal of this community book study is to unpack our own long-held beliefs about race: colorblindness, being a good person, and wanting to "help people of color" through reading and reflecting on the book Waking Up White by Debby Irving. 

The discussion will be facilitated by Riley Drake, a school counselor at Sawyer Elementary in Ames and graduate student in ISU's educational leadership program.

Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and the Anti-Racism Collaborative of Ames and supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation.

Presentation of a program does not constitute the Library’s endorsement of the content or views expressed by participants. If your organization is interested in presenting a program, please visit bit.ly/APLprogram
View More

Great Books

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Dale H. Ross Board Room
This monthly book group discusses literary classics. To sign up and find out the monthly selection, visit the Library's Adult Services Desk or call (515) 239-5646 ext. 4.

Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation.
View More

Books at Noon

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Studio
Drop in to 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.
View More

Mystery Lovers Book Club

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Studio
Mystery lovers are invited to the Mystery Lovers Book Club on the first Wednesday of each month to talk about books by a selected author. 

This month, we'll talk about books by Dorothy Gilman.
(Next month's author is Douglas Preston & Lincoln Childs.)
View More

028: Real Reads

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Dale H. Ross Board Room
028 focuses on recently published, popular nonfiction on a variety of topics.
  • December 14:
    The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain by Bill Bryson
Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation.
View More

Waking Up White Book Discussion

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Rotary Room
The goal of this community book study is to unpack our own long-held beliefs about race: colorblindness, being a good person, and wanting to "help people of color" through reading and reflecting on the book Waking Up White by Debby Irving. 

The discussion will be facilitated by Riley Drake, a school counselor at Sawyer Elementary in Ames and graduate student in ISU's educational leadership program.

Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and the Anti-Racism Collaborative of Ames and supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation.

Presentation of a program does not constitute the Library’s endorsement of the content or views expressed by participants. If your organization is interested in presenting a program, please visit bit.ly/APLprogram
View More

Great Books

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Dale H. Ross Board Room
This monthly book group discusses literary classics. To sign up and find out the monthly selection, visit the Library's Adult Services Desk or call (515) 239-5646 ext. 4.

Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation.
View More

Books at Noon

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Studio
Drop in to 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.
View More

Mystery Lovers Book Club

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Studio
Mystery lovers are invited to the Mystery Lovers Book Club on the first Wednesday of each month to talk about books by a selected author. 

This month, we'll talk about books by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Childs.
(Next month's author is Colin Dexter.)
View More

Waking Up White Book Discussion

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Rotary Room
The goal of this community book study is to unpack our own long-held beliefs about race: colorblindness, being a good person, and wanting to "help people of color" through reading and reflecting on the book Waking Up White by Debby Irving. 

The discussion will be facilitated by Riley Drake, a school counselor at Sawyer Elementary in Ames and graduate student in ISU's educational leadership program.

Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and the Anti-Racism Collaborative of Ames and supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation.

Presentation of a program does not constitute the Library’s endorsement of the content or views expressed by participants. If your organization is interested in presenting a program, please visit bit.ly/APLprogram
View More

028: Real Reads

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Dale H. Ross Board Room
028 focuses on recently published, popular nonfiction on a variety of topics.
  • December 14:
    The Road to Little Dribbling: Adventures of an American in Britain by Bill Bryson
Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation.
View More

Great Books

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ames Public Library
Dale H. Ross Board Room
This monthly book group discusses literary classics. To sign up and find out the monthly selection, visit the Library's Adult Services Desk or call (515) 239-5646 ext. 4.

Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation.
View More