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.

Home Delivery

The Ames Free Library offers Home Delivery service to Easton residents who are temporarily or permanently unable to visit the Library in-person.

Easton residents with an Easton address, who are unable to travel to the Library, are able to register for this service. If you or someone you know are experiencing:

  • Temporary or permanent disabilities
  • Health problems
  • Hospitalization
  • Home confinement

Please feel free to apply for Home Delivery service!

To apply, please complete the following online form and our Adult Services Librarian will be in touch soon to schedule your first delivery. Alternately, you may also print and fill out the attached PDF file, or request a printed application at the Library.