Apr
21
12:30 PM12:30

Genealogy Proof Standard

For beginning and advanced genealogical reserachers alike, this free 4-part course will enhance your research, give you insights for overlooked research, help resolve conflicts of evidence or relationships, and write a soundly reasoned argument and conclusion. The course is taught by Alice Hoyt Veen, Certified Genealogist, and Linda Greethouse, family researcher. Registration is required. Please register on the Library's online calendar at www.amespubliclibrary.org.

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Apr
7
12:30 PM12:30

Genealogy Proof Standard

For beginning and advanced genealogical researchers alike, this free 4-part course will enhance your research, give you insights for overlooked research, help resolve conflicts of evidence or relationships, and write a soundly reasoned argument and conclusion. The course is taught by Alice Hoyt Veen, Certified Genealogist, and Linda Greethouse, family researcher. Registration is required. Please register on the Library's online calendar at www.amespubliclibrary.org.

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Mar
31
1:00 PM13:00

International Friendship Fair

All ages are invited to experience games, crafts, music, stories, and more from around the world. Volunteers will share items from their cultures in a fun and educational way. Childern and adults can take advantage of this "safe space" to ask people about their cultures and gain intercultural understanding.

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Mar
28
12:00 PM12:00

Books at Noon

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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Mar
27
7:00 PM19:00

Ames Historical Society Lecture Series: History, it's About the People: the Women of Cranford

Marilyn Gibbs Alger, current co-owner of the Cranford Apartments in Campustown, will talk about their history. Seeing the need for housing for single faculty women, a group of women poled their resources and hired a female architect. In the fall of 1922, the Faculty Women's Housing Company-Cranford-Apartments- was open for business and occupancy at 103 Stanton. The building still houses thirty apartments and two business establishments.

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Mar
24
12:30 PM12:30

Genealogy Proof Standard

For beginning and advanced genealogical researchers alike, this free 4-part course will enhance your research, give you insights for overlooked research, help resolve conflicts of evidence or relationships, and write a soundly reasoned argument and conclusion. The course is taught by Alice Hoyt Veen, Certified Genealogist, and Linda Greethouse, family researcher. Registration is required. Please register on the Library's online calendar at www.amespubliclibrary.org.

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Mar
21
1:30 PM13:30

Inkspots

Inkspots is a writers' group that meets monthly to discuss and gently critique members' writing. For more information, please visit the Library's Adult Services Desk or call 515-239-5646 ext. 4

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Mar
20
1:00 PM13:00

Art Club

This artist's group meets monthly to discuss art, artists, and creativity. This is a great opportunity to share your work and get some suggestions and gentle critiques. Feel free to bring art to work on (using non-messy materials like pencils, crayons, computer, etc.)

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Mar
19
7:00 PM19:00

Your Historians

Hear free, fascinating lectures by faculty of ISU's Department of History. Stay for a Q&A and refreshments after the presentation. On March 19 Brian Behnken will present "Mexican Americans and Criminal Justice, 1830-2017."

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Mar
18
2:00 PM14:00

Bridging Cultures: A Gastronomical Journey through Regions of India

Please join India Cultural Association and Ames Public Library for a series of Programs that will give you an opportunity to bridge cultures. On March 18, experience India's diversity through its food and cooking! Sample prepared Indian snacks from the different regions of India, check out kitchen tools used in Indian cooking, and get cooking tips.

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Mar
13
7:00 PM19:00

Waking Up White: A Community Book Study

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.

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Mar
10
12:30 PM12:30

Geneaology Proof Standard

For beginning and advanced genealogical reserachers alike, this free 4-part course will enhance your research, give you insights for overlooked research, help resolve conflicts of evidence or relationships, and write a soundly reasoned argument and conclusion. The course is taught by Alice Hoyt Veen, Certified Genealogist, and Linda Greethouse, family researcher. Registration is required. Please register on the Library's online calendar at www.amespubliclibrary.org.

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Mar
8
7:00 PM19:00

028: Real Reads

028 is a new book group focusing on recently published, popular nonfiction covering topics in history, science, and social issues. This month, we'll talk about "Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America: by Ibram X. Kendi.

Board Room

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Mar
6
7:00 PM19:00

Author Event: Don Carey

Join us for an evening with NFL player Don Carey. Carey has played with the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Detroit Lions. In his book, "It's Not Because I'm Better Than You," he shares his story and important principles that he used in his career. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Auditorium

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