Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

Library of Things

Everyone knows that the library is the place to borrow books, music, and movies, but we bet you didn't know how much more there is to your library. Below find a list of our library of things! What is a library of things? Well, it is exactly what it sounds like: a collection of physical items available for you to borrow just like a book! We know, it sounds awesome, and it is! 

So feel free to browse the list below of all the amazing things you can bring home from the Ames Free Library.


Electronic Devices:    
ZTE Falcon 4G LTE WiFi Hotspot (4) ROKU 3 (4) Acer Chromebook C720 (2)
Barnes & Noble Nook (2) Kindle e-Reader (4) Kindle Fire Tablet (2)
X-Box 360 (In-house use only at Queset House)  Playstation 3 (In-house use only at Queset House)  Wii U (In-house use only at Queset House & Teen Den)
Rocksmith Guitar Bundle (In-house use only at Queset House) littleBits Workshop Set SONY HDR-CX330 HandyCam
Kill-A-Watt EZ (Electricity Usage Monitor) Charging Cables & Plugs for Apple & Android (In-house use only)  Akai Bluetooth Karaoke Machine
Canbor Virtual Reality Headset  Acer Chromebook 710 (5) In-house use only at Queset House)

 Amazon Laminator (In-house use only at Queset House)


* We also offer hundreds of electronic games for all ages, for various video game systems including the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, Nintendo Wii, and the Nintendo DS, Playstation 4

Knitting & Sewing Tools:    
Knitting Needles Lace Blocking Wires Wool Winder
Wooden Umbrella Swift Yarn Winder

Janome Sewing Machine

(4 for in-house use only at Queset House -

Tutorial appointment required prior to use)

Escali Primo Digital Scale
Miscellaneous Items:    
Large Ceremonial Scissors Orion Starblast 4.5" Telescope Bocce Balls

* We also offer dozens of board games for all ages (In-house use only at Queset House)