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

Monday, October 26 to Saturday, October 31
10:00am - 5:00pm
Thank you for getting creative and submitting your photos of your 2020 Halloween costumes, home decor, and pumpkins between October 1 - October 25!  Now, from OCTOBER 26 - OCTOBER 31, the community can vote for their favorites! Winners in each category will receive a gift card to a... Read more
Wednesday, November 11
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.
Wednesday, November 18
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Now that school is back in session, it’s time to bring back TAB! Join us on Zoom here: https://zoom.us/j/98314449561?pwd=S0crTUp6SlVkREZKandPYzQzS0didz09   Are you between the ages of 12 and 18?   Do... Read more
Wednesday, November 25
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 5:00 pm to allow for adequate brining.
Thursday, November 26
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
Wednesday, December 16
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Now that school is back in session, it’s time to bring back TAB! Join us on Zoom here: https://zoom.us/j/98314449561?pwd=S0crTUp6SlVkREZKandPYzQzS0didz09   Are you between the ages of 12 and 18?   Do... Read more
Thursday, December 24
10:00am - 1:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 1:00 pm to accommodate festive caroling.
Friday, December 25
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Wednesday, December 25 in observance of Christmas.
Thursday, December 31
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will close early at 5:00PM on Thursday, December 31 in observance of New Year's Eve and will not reopen until Saturday, January 2, 2020.