Ames Free Library Open


The library is open from 10 am – 5 pm, Monday through Saturday, and 5 pm – 8 pm on Thursdays.

Visit for quick browsing, pick-up of holds, reference questions, and use of computers, printers, and scanners. Those who do not wish to enter the building can book an appointment for window-pickups at

Email or call 508-238-2000 between 10 am – 5 pm, Monday – Saturday. All library material must be returned in the external Book Drop, which will be quarantined for 7 days.