Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"


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

Kids Homepage

Welcome to the Youth Services Department

We are committed to giving you, children birth through fifth grade, and your parents and caregivers of all ages personalized attention.

Books, magazines, and multi-media materials selected for ages birth through fifth grade can be found in the William Hadwen Ames Memorial Room. Puzzles for pre-schoolers, and personal computers for children’s use can also be found in this area.  

Kids Blogs

Posted on Mon, 10/26/2020 - 10:30am by jblock
Election Day is just a week away, and we hope you’re all planning to get out to the polls (if you haven’t already voted early!). Your voice counts – be heard! Find out more about voting in Easton...
Category: Youth Services, Category: Kids
Posted on Fri, 10/23/2020 - 10:30am by jblock
Halloween is a hugely social celebration; many people participate by trick or treating in their neighborhoods, pumpkin patch hayrides, or visiting haunted houses. Whether you’re celebrating Halloween...
Category: Youth Services, Category: Kids
Posted on Mon, 10/19/2020 - 9:24am by jblock
Things feel a little like they’re getting back to normal… until you realize that it’s now “normal” to do everything on your screen! It’s been a big adjustment for everyone – including us at the...
Category: Youth Services, Category: Kids
Posted on Fri, 10/16/2020 - 10:30am by jblock
This week’s Family Fun is brought to you by Adult Services Librarian Megan. Learn more about using the free Creativebug database to get really fun craft ideas!  The weather outside may not be...
Category: Youth Services, Category: Kids
Posted on Mon, 10/12/2020 - 10:30am by jblock
If you haven’t caught an episode of S’more Stories with Miss Alyisha yet – tune in today! There’s a new episode every Friday, but you can catch them any day online under the Storytimes & Events...
Category: Youth Services, Category: Kids

Storytimes & Events

Wed, January 20
10:30am - 11:00am
Thu, January 21
10:30am - 11:00am
Tue, January 26
10:30am - 11:00am
Wed, January 27
10:30am - 11:00am
Thu, January 28
10:30am - 11:00am

Purchase Request

Is there a book, CD or DVD you would like us to own?  Let us know by filling out a purchase request.

Kids Homepage