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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.
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Lunch Bunch Mondays - Book Challenge

11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Ames Public Library
Read as many books as you can from our challenge list.  Share what you loved and hated at our weekly lunch bunch on Mondays, a great time to meet new people - and new books!
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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.
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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 Jo Bannister.
(Next month's author is Robert Barnard.)
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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.
  • September 13
    Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford by Clint Hill 

  • October 11
    The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore
  • November 8
    Caesar’s Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us by Sam Kean

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
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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 Robert Barnard.
(Next month's author is Elmore Leonard.)
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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.
  • October 11
    The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore
  • November 8
    Caesar’s Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us by Sam Kean

  • December 13

    Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick 

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 Elmore Leonard.
(Next month's author is Elizabeth George.)
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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.
  • November 8
    Caesar’s Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us by Sam Kean
  • December 13
    Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick 

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