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.

Holiday Gift Hand Sewing

Learn how to hand stitch simple gifts! Participants will make two small projects - to keep or to give to loved ones this holiday season!

This program is best for ages 7 and up. All materials are supplied. Registration is required. You can register below or by calling 508-238-2000, x4.

Questions? Contact Miss Jessica at

Event Location: 
Queset House, 2nd Floor Conference Room