Donor Wall

Thank you for your interest in making a donation to Ames Public Library.

Monetary contributions from individuals, families, businesses, and community organizations help the Library maintain and expand collections, services, and programs.
  1. Donate online through the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation webpage.


  1. Print and fill out the Donation Form.
  2. Make a check out to "Ames Public Library Friends Foundation."
  3. Bring the completed form and check to the Welcome Desk or mail to:
    Ames Public Library Friends Foundation 
    PO Box 1832 
    Ames, Iowa 50010
  • Gifts
    Celebrate friends and relatives, their birthdays, or other special occasions by making a donation. The Library has a specially printed gift enclosure which you may present to the recipient.

  • Memorials
    Make a memorial donation in honor of a friend, relative, or valued member of the community. The Library will send an acknowledgement to the family of the individual you are honoring.

Book and item donations will again be accepted beginning July 12. Up to 3 boxes will be accepted at a time.

For more information, see our Book Donation Guidelines

Contact Us

For monetary donations, call the Business Office at (515) 239-5646 ext. 6.

For donations of books and other items, call Customer Account Services at (515) 239-5646 ext. 2.