Library Hours

  A current Falcon Card is required to enter the Ames Library.
Summer Hours (June 11 - September 12)

Regular Hours

9 a.m.-5 p.m.


Independence Day (Observed)
July 5
Labor Day
September 6

Remote Reference Hours

Monday–Thursday 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

(during off-duty hours, you may leave a message for the librarian, and we will get back to you when we next open, also we check for messages Fridays around 12:30-1pm)

Get help: Ask a Librarian

Remote Research, Reading, & Writing Studio Hours

The Research, Reading, & Writing Studio is online and has two formats for you to work with our Studio Assistants:

  • Prioritize a few things you want to work on and schedule a 25-minute appointment
  • Join the drop-in session queue and ask your questions as you work, see the drop-in schedule

Get started here:

During the regular academic year, the studio is open the second week of each term through finals week.  During breaks and summer sessions, contact the Reference Desk for writing assistance!