Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

LIBRARY OPEN FOR HOLDS PICKUP, QUICK BROWSING, AND COMPUTER USE!

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

Teen Events

Wednesday, January 27
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
Monday, February 15
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Presidents' Day.
Tuesday, February 16
10:00am - 5:00pm
Teens, looking for a crafty way to spend February break? Grab a take & make kit with everything you need to make a duct tape pouch for your pencils, make-up, or tablet! Kits will be available to pick up at the library starting on Tuesday, February 16, and will be available for as long as... Read more
Wednesday, February 17
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Are you between the ages of 12 and 18? Do you want to have a say in what happens at YOUR library?   If you answered yes to these questions, please consider joining the AFL Teen Advisory Board!   By joining the AFL Teen Advisory Board you can: Help plan... Read more
Thursday, February 18
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Boost your way on over to sign up for the Ames Free Library 2v2 Rocket League Tournament!   You can play with a partner or be paired with another solo player to take part in this single elimination tournament.   The tournament will take place Thursday, February 18th at 1 p.m., but... Read more
Wednesday, March 17
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Are you between the ages of 12 and 18? Do you want to have a say in what happens at YOUR library?   If you answered yes to these questions, please consider joining the AFL Teen Advisory Board!   By joining the AFL Teen Advisory Board you can: Help plan... Read more
Monday, April 19
10:00am - 8:00pm
In celebration of the Patriot's Day holiday, the Ames Free Library will be closed.
Monday, May 31
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
Monday, July 05
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed on Monday, July 5th, in observance of Independence Day.
Monday, September 06
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, September 6 in observance of Labor Day.
Monday, October 11
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed for Columbus Day.
Thursday, November 11
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.
Thursday, November 25
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
Friday, December 24 to Saturday, December 25
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25th in observance of Christmas.
Friday, December 31 to Saturday, January 01
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Friday, December 31, 2021 and Saturday, January 1, 2022 in celebration of the new year!