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Calendar of Events

  • Dec 01

    RG Express Holiday Train

    • Sun / November 22, 2020 Sat / January 9, 2021
    • All Day

    • Check website for daily hours Visitors young and old will be enchanted by this custom-built garden-scale train. This unbelievably detailed “g-scale” (often called “garden scale”) display was c...
  • Dec 01

    “A Christmas Carol” Virtually

    • Tue / December 1, 2020 Thu / December 31, 2020
    • All Day / VIRTUAL

    • Beginning December 1, Ames Public Library will host a free virtual performance of “Ebenezer Duke,” which will be available the entire month of December. Watch Duke Otherwise’s family-friendl...
  • Dec 01

    Camp In A Box

    • Tue / December 1, 2020 Mon / December 14, 2020
    • All Day / IN HOME

    • Complete the registration form on our website and submit to our office, with payment, by December 14th. Winter Break will soon be approaching! Let us help you keep your kiddos engaged and entertained!...
  • Dec 01

    Helping Relationships “interAct”

    • Tue / December 1, 2020 Fri / January 15, 2021
    • All Day / VIRTUAL

    • Registration Deadline is JANUARY 15, 2021 ~ contact Ella Faulhaber at 515-294-1884 or CYFAR@iastate.edu Sessions ~ February 8 | February 15 | March 1 | March 22 Grandparents: Choose 1-2pm OR 7:30-8:30...
  • Dec 01

    Habitat for Humanity Holiday Silent Auction

    • Tue / December 1, 2020
    • 10:00 am – 6:30 pm / Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa, 3504 Grand Ave, Ames

    • Proceeds raised will go to our new home on 10th Street. Bid on items on person or online at hhci.betterworld.org. Items have been donated by Ames Silversmithing, The Gateway, Valor and Violet, Pyffero...
  • Dec 01

    Storytime Online

    • Tue / December 1, 2020
    • 10:00 am – 10:30 am / ONLINE

    • Join us for a storytime with your Ames Public Library friends on Facebook Live! You can also watch past storytimes on our YouTube channel.
  • Dec 02

    ISU Men’s Basketball v South Dakota State (TBA)

    • Wed / December 2, 2020
    • All Day / Hilton Coliseum, 1705 Center Dr, Ames

    • Cheer the Cyclones Men’s Basketball team at Hilton Coliseum for their non-conference opener! Go Cyclones! cyclones.com 2020-21 Upcoming Nonconference Men’s Basketball Schedule | Hilton Coliseum **...
  • Dec 02

    Writing Effective Resumes and Cover Letters

    • Wed / December 2, 2020
    • 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm / VIRTUAL

    • Ames Public Library and Iowa State University’s Writing and Media Center will present a virtual presentation on Writing Effective Resumes and Cover Letters via Zoom. Participants will learn about th...