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Use your Ames Public Library card to check out a family pass to participating museums and attractions free of charge!

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Ames Public Library's Home Delivery service provides library materials to homebound residents of Ames.

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Personalized Picks

Need some book recommendations? Fill out our Personalized Picks online form to tell us about what you want to read. Our experts will put together a custom book list based on your responses and e-mail it to you!

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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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Ames Public Library's mascot, Smyles, makes appearances at some community events. If you think Smyles would be a good fit at your event, fill out the Smyles Appearance Request Form.

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Get a look at the Library, its operation, and its resources! Fill out the Tour Request Form to get started.

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Need a notary or an exam proctor? Call the Business Office at (515) 239-5646 ext. 6, to set up an appointment.

Looking for tax forms or information on the AARP Tax Aide program? Visit our Tax page or call (515) 239-5646 extension 4.

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The Library no longer has an Iowa Department of Transportation self-service kiosk.

To find another Driver's License Kiosk or service center, visit the Iowa DOT website.