Check out e-books and graphic novels, stream movies and music, and flip through magazines online.
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!
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.
Support the Library and find great deals shopping for gently-used books in Literary Grounds or at our book sales.
See what books our staff members are excited about or find great online information for readers.
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.