Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

LIBRARY OPEN FOR HOLDS PICKUP, QUICK BROWSING, AND COMPUTER USE!

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 info@amesfreelibrary.org, or call 508-238-2000.
  • Check out our list of online programs here!

Story Time Events

Tuesday, March 02
10:30am - 11:00am
Wiggle Worms is now live! Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggle Worms features songs, rhymes, and a story or two to keep little ones engaged. We'll be able to interact and sing together in these Zoom sessions, so tune in at 10:30 a.m. to join in with Miss Jess! Join Zoom Meeting... Read more
Wednesday, March 03
10:30am - 11:00am
We're back, babies! Babytime is storytime for littles - and their grownups. Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is full of songs, rhymes, and lap games - and maybe a short book - to fire up those babies' brains! Sessions are live at 10:30 a.m., so you can sing along with Miss Jess and learn... Read more
Thursday, March 04
10:30am - 11:00am
Fun for all ages is now LIVE at Family Storytime! Zoom in for a storytime perfect for preschoolers, but fun for the whole family. Since kids are missing the social aspect of in-person storytime, we've added a short show-and-tell to the beginning of storytime. Kids are welcome, but not required, to... Read more
Tuesday, March 09
10:30am - 11:00am
Wiggle Worms is now live! Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggle Worms features songs, rhymes, and a story or two to keep little ones engaged. We'll be able to interact and sing together in these Zoom sessions, so tune in at 10:30 a.m. to join in with Miss Jess! Join Zoom Meeting... Read more
Wednesday, March 10
10:30am - 11:00am
We're back, babies! Babytime is storytime for littles - and their grownups. Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is full of songs, rhymes, and lap games - and maybe a short book - to fire up those babies' brains! Sessions are live at 10:30 a.m., so you can sing along with Miss Jess and learn... Read more
Thursday, March 11
10:30am - 11:00am
Fun for all ages is now LIVE at Family Storytime! Zoom in for a storytime perfect for preschoolers, but fun for the whole family. Since kids are missing the social aspect of in-person storytime, we've added a short show-and-tell to the beginning of storytime. Kids are welcome, but not required, to... Read more
Tuesday, March 16
10:30am - 11:00am
Wiggle Worms is now live! Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggle Worms features songs, rhymes, and a story or two to keep little ones engaged. We'll be able to interact and sing together in these Zoom sessions, so tune in at 10:30 a.m. to join in with Miss Jess! Join Zoom Meeting... Read more
Wednesday, March 17
10:30am - 11:00am
We're back, babies! Babytime is storytime for littles - and their grownups. Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is full of songs, rhymes, and lap games - and maybe a short book - to fire up those babies' brains! Sessions are live at 10:30 a.m., so you can sing along with Miss Jess and learn... Read more
Thursday, March 18
10:30am - 11:00am
Fun for all ages is now LIVE at Family Storytime! Zoom in for a storytime perfect for preschoolers, but fun for the whole family. Since kids are missing the social aspect of in-person storytime, we've added a short show-and-tell to the beginning of storytime. Kids are welcome, but not required, to... Read more
Tuesday, March 23
10:30am - 11:00am
Wiggle Worms is now live! Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggle Worms features songs, rhymes, and a story or two to keep little ones engaged. We'll be able to interact and sing together in these Zoom sessions, so tune in at 10:30 a.m. to join in with Miss Jess! Join Zoom Meeting... Read more
Wednesday, March 24
10:30am - 11:00am
We're back, babies! Babytime is storytime for littles - and their grownups. Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is full of songs, rhymes, and lap games - and maybe a short book - to fire up those babies' brains! Sessions are live at 10:30 a.m., so you can sing along with Miss Jess and learn... Read more
Thursday, March 25
10:30am - 11:00am
Fun for all ages is now LIVE at Family Storytime! Zoom in for a storytime perfect for preschoolers, but fun for the whole family. Since kids are missing the social aspect of in-person storytime, we've added a short show-and-tell to the beginning of storytime. Kids are welcome, but not required, to... Read more
Tuesday, March 30
10:30am - 11:00am
Wiggle Worms is now live! Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggle Worms features songs, rhymes, and a story or two to keep little ones engaged. We'll be able to interact and sing together in these Zoom sessions, so tune in at 10:30 a.m. to join in with Miss Jess! Join Zoom Meeting... Read more
Wednesday, March 31
10:30am - 11:00am
We're back, babies! Babytime is storytime for littles - and their grownups. Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is full of songs, rhymes, and lap games - and maybe a short book - to fire up those babies' brains! Sessions are live at 10:30 a.m., so you can sing along with Miss Jess and learn... Read more