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

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Using the Library
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Customer Request Form

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Please use this form to request items not found in the Ames Public Library catalog


Staff will determine, based on budget, publication date, and whether or not the item is of interest to other library customers, if the library will purchase the item or try to borrow it from another library on interlibrary loan.


In order to make a request, your account must be in good standing (no charges over $10 on an Individual Account or $20 on a Family Account).


Limits per customer:  5 active requests at any given time.

Fields marked with a (*) are required.
Adult      Juvenile or Teen
Special Notes:
Please provide either phone number or e-mail address so we can contact you when your item arrives. Ex. 555-555-5555
Please note that we may not be able to
accommodate this date depending on availability