Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

LIBRARY BUILDING CLOSED FOR GENERAL USE

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

Email us at info@amesfreelibrary.org 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.

CURRENT SERVICES AVAILABLE:

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.

Teen Events

Thursday, August 06
3:00pm - 4:30pm
The Ames Free Library in collaboration with the MMAS Academy is proud to present  DEVISING OUR TIMES A virtual playwriting workshop where students ages 10 - 17 will write, rehearse, and perform their own monologues and scenes.    ... Read more
Monday, August 10
10:00am - 5:00pm
Calling all Harry Potter fans! You have to head over to this Hogwarts virtual escape room! This was... Read more
Wednesday, August 12
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Pop in on Zoom for some book recommendations! Miss Courtney will share a few new or popular items from the Teen Den. Come to the meeting prepared with the following info about the book (or books) you want to talk about: Title Author Plot (spoiler free!) What you liked or disliked about it (ex:... Read more
Thursday, August 13
3:00pm - 4:30pm
The Ames Free Library in collaboration with the MMAS Academy is proud to present  DEVISING OUR TIMES A virtual playwriting workshop where students ages 10 - 17 will write, rehearse, and perform their own monologues and scenes.    ... Read more
Thursday, August 20
3:00pm - 4:30pm
The Ames Free Library in collaboration with the MMAS Academy is proud to present  DEVISING OUR TIMES A virtual playwriting workshop where students ages 10 - 17 will write, rehearse, and perform their own monologues and scenes.    ... Read more
Monday, August 24
10:00am - 5:00pm
Are you a fan of Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo? Head over to this awesome virtual escape room created by the young adult librarian at Morristown & Morris... Read more
Monday, September 07
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, September 2 in observance of Labor Day.
Monday, October 12
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed for Columbus Day.
Wednesday, November 11
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.
Wednesday, November 25
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 5:00 pm to allow for adequate brining.
Thursday, November 26
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
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.
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.