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!

LIVE Zoom Babytime

We're back, babies! Babytime is storytime for littles - and their grownups. Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is full of songs, rhymes, and lap games - and maybe a short book - to fire up those babies' brains!

Sessions are live at 10:30 a.m., so you can sing along with Miss Jess and learn the rhymes we'll repeat each week. Sessions will run for about 15 minutes.

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 914 3372 2468
Passcode: 732716
Keep the storytime fun rolling with these Babytime blog videos to catch up on our summer Babytime sessions! These prerecorded videos are available anytime.
You can also extend the fun with these links to free online resources to engage with your little ones:

For your own storytimes at home, here are some links to free online storybooks that your little ones will enjoy!

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