Visit Parks Library
Parks Library is at the corner of Osborn Drive and Morrill Road. Both roads are only open to vehicles after 5:30pm and on weekends and holidays.
View our location on Google Maps and navigate the building using floorplans.
CyRide provides bus coverage throughout the City of Ames. Many routes take you near Parks Library, including the free Orange Route which runs from commuter/visitor lots on weekdays. There are three bus stops by the library, two to the north and one to the east.
ISU offers many nearby parking lots with varying permit prices near Parks, including metered parking. Lots 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, and 25 are the closest to the library and are free for all on evenings (after 5:30pm) and weekends.
Anyone, including students, can park in metered spaces in Lots 21 and 25 across from Osborn Drive for an hourly rate.
- Visitors can request a visitor permit for General Staff Parking Lot 22 North of the library across from Osborn Drive for $5 per day.
- Faculty and Staff can request a permit for reserved Lots 16, 18, 17, 23 and 25, or the General Staff Parking Lot 22.