About the Ames Public Library
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Ames Public Library
is a department of
the City of Ames.

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About the Ames Public Library
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Facts & Figures

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Annual Reports

2005-2006

2006-2007

2007-2008

2008-2009

2009-2010

2010-2011

2011-2012

2012-2013

2013-2014

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

Strategic Plan

2016-2018 Strategic Plan

Did you know...

  • Each year, Ames Public Library lends over 1.2 million items!

  • An average of 1,360 people visit the Library each day.

  • Library programs and events draw about 53,000 attendees.

  • The Library's computers are used about 110 times per day.

  • Over 500 volunteers contributenearly 16,000 hours of assistance.