Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"


Our service hours are Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Email us at or call 508-238-2000

Our phones are very busy! If you are having trouble reaching us via phone, send us an email or use the chat box on the left.


Appointment-based window pickups of reserved material and external book drop

Reservation-based, 45-minute computer, printer, and scanner use

Online programs, plus eBooks, audiobooks, and databases for all ages

Returns: Book drop (located near handicapped parking spaces) is now open for all returns - returned items will be quarantined for several days prior to check-in. Fines for materials due 3/1/2020 - 7/31/2020 are waived.

Homework Tutoring with Alex Manthous

Alex Manthous is a student at Oliver Ames High School. He is offering tutoring services for students in grades 5-9, in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics I       
Homework Tutoring sessions take place on Thursdays in the First Floor Information Cafe at Queset House, and registration is required! Book for 5:00 or 5:30 PM.

To reserve a tutoring session, click HERE or call 508-238-2000, ext. 3.
Event Location: 
Queset House, 1st Floor Information Cafe