City Hall and all other City facilities are closed to the public as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. The closures will be effective after 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19, and will continue through May 15, 2020. City staff will continue to report to their offices and serve the public. Residents are encouraged to conduct City business online or by contacting individual City departments directly. Residents who are unsure how to conduct their City business may contact the City’s customer service hotline from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 515.239.5670.

Library Sculpture of Children

Library Board of Trustees

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The duties of the board are to have charge, control, and supervision of the public library; responsible for budget; approves expenditures; develops/works to implement long-range goals; establish rules and regulations; accept gifts; and authorize use of the library by nonresidents. Regularly meets the third Thursday each month at 7:00 p.m.

 Ames Public Library Board of Trustees

Sarah Barchman

Kyle Briese

Mavis Butler

Charles Glatz 

Roger Kluesner

Carolyn Myers

 Joanne Marshall

D. Raj Raman

Sandra Looft

Board of Trustees Home Page (with links to meeting agendas and minutes)

Application for Appointment to City Board