Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"
The Queset House driveway will be closed to all traffic from Friday 5/18/18 through Thursday, 5/24/18, while it is being paved. Visitors may park in the Main Library parking lot. Additional public parking is available just up the street, next to the Rockery, and behind the Children’s Museum.

Downloads

All services below are FREE with your Ames Free Library card, and titles are automatically returned at the end of the lending period - meaning no late fees, ever!

Libby App

Libby

A new, easy to use service from Overdrive! Through the Libby app, you can download eBooks and audiobooks. Libby is available for Android, iOS (iPhone/iPad/iPod touch), and Windows 10.

Overdrive app

Overdrive

eBooks, audiobooks, and more are available through the Overdrive app! Browse through our Overdrive page to see what is available through the Ames Free Library. Overdrive is available for Android, Chromebooks, iOS, Fire tablets, or Windows 8/10. 

Hoopla Digital

Hoopla Digital

Are you an Ames Free Library cardholder looking for movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows? These can be enjoyed using your web browser, phone, tablet, or TV. To get started with Hoopla, follow these steps:

  • Register for a Hoopla account on hoopladigital.com. This is all you will need to do if you would like to stream digital content directly through your desktop browser.
  • To use Hoopla on your mobile device, after you have registered for a Hoopla account, download the Hoopla app at the bottom of the Hoopla Digital main page (pick the app store that corresponds to your device). This will allow you to download titles directly to your device for offline playback later, in case wi-fi is not available.