Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"


Current hours: Monday - Wednesday & Friday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

  • Visits are limited to a maximum of 45 minutes per person.
  • Total occupancy in the building is limited to 10 visitors at any given time, so short waits outside may be necessary.
  • Please go here for more information on what services are currently available.
  • Email us at, or call 508-238-2000.
  • Check out our list of online programs here!

Ames Free Library Podcasting Studio

Welcome to the Ames Free Library Podcasting Studio!  Everything you need to start a basic podcast is ready here for you, on the second floor of Queset House.  To access the Podcasting Studio, you will need to reserve time HERE. If you would like some one-on-one guidance with using the equipment and software, you can reserve a time each Saturday to meet with Burt Lewis HERE.

Before creating your podcast, planning is essential! Check out The Podcast Host’s “How to Start a Podcast” to generate some ideas.

We invite you to bring your own equipment to the Recording Studio to customize your experience. Lastly, please be sure to bring your own flash drive so that you may save your recordings and bring them home with you!

Ready to start podcasting?