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!

Teen Events

Wednesday, December 09
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Securing new employment is no small task. Whether someone is out of work or unhappy in their existing job, the process of finding a new opportunity is a challenging series of interrelated steps. Navigating through this process can be a difficult proposition. In this Grow with Google Digital Skills... Read more
Wednesday, December 16
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Now that school is back in session, it’s time to bring back TAB! Join us on Zoom here: https://zoom.us/j/98314449561?pwd=S0crTUp6SlVkREZKandPYzQzS0didz09   Are you between the ages of 12 and 18?   Do... Read more
Wednesday, December 16
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us on Wednesday, December 16 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. for our second Grow with Google Digital Skills Workshop, led by Senior Employment Specialist/Career Coach Gary Gekow! In this virtual Zoom employment workshop, we will discuss resume writing in general, including, but not... Read more
Wednesday, December 23
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us on Wednesday, December 23 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. for our third Grow with Google Digital Skills Workshop, led by Senior Employment Specialist/Career Coach Gary Gekow! In this virtual Zoom employment workshop, we will analyze and discuss numerous online search strategies... Read more
Thursday, December 24
10:00am - 1:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 1:00 pm to accommodate festive caroling.
Friday, December 25
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Wednesday, December 25 in observance of Christmas.
Wednesday, December 30
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Prior to COVID-19, many companies were implementing phone and video interviews as part of their hiring process. Now virtual interviews are becoming commonplace as it relates to remote hiring. In this Grow with Google Digital Skills Workshop on Wednesday, December 30 from 6:30 - 8 p.m.,... Read more
Thursday, December 31
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will close early at 5:00PM on Thursday, December 31 in observance of New Year's Eve and will not reopen until Saturday, January 2, 2020.
Friday, January 01
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Friday, January 1, 2021 in celebration of the new year! We will resume our normal hours of operation the following day, Saturday, January 2 at 10:00AM.
Monday, January 18
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Monday, February 15
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Presidents' Day.
Monday, April 19
10:00am - 8:00pm
In celebration of the Patriot's Day holiday, the Ames Free Library will be closed.
Monday, May 31
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
Monday, July 05
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed on Monday, July 5th, in observance of Independence Day.
Monday, September 06
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, September 6 in observance of Labor Day.
Monday, October 11
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed for Columbus Day.
Thursday, November 11
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.
Thursday, November 25
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
Friday, December 24 to Saturday, December 25
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25th in observance of Christmas.
Friday, December 31 to Saturday, January 01
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Friday, December 31, 2021 and Saturday, January 1, 2022 in celebration of the new year!