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The Media Box is your self-service source to check out videogames, Blu-Ray discs, and popular DVDs and music.


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Check out e-books and graphic novels, stream movies and music, and flip through magazines online.


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You can check out much more than books. Find out about our museum passes, educational tablets, local historical photos, wi-fi hotspots and other special collections!


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Ames Public Library has multiple copies of many books that are popular with book clubs, and they can be checked out for 6 weeks! See the Book Club Collection list in the online catalog or view the PDF.

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Support the Library and find great deals shopping for gently-used books in Literary Grounds or at our book sales.


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See what books our staff members are excited about or find great online information for readers.


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If we don't have what you're looking for, just fill out the Item Request Form. We may be able to borrow it from another library or even purchase it.
 

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