Library

Lifelong Learning Center Building 7122 (229) 639-5242 for more information

Hours of Operation are Mondday - Friday 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. closed on Saturday, Sunday, and Federal holidays.                                                                                                                     

The Base Library houses a collection of 10,000 children and adult books that are available for checkout. In addition, the following items are also available for checkout: digital audiobooks, DVDs, and Books-on-CDs. The library also provides newspapers and popular magazines. Laptops are available for checkout and use within the library.

Information and facts for research can be found using the library’s general reference section as well as the library’s research databases by accessing the Internet through Wi-Fi connection, using one of the library’s laptop computers. DSN and local faxes are allowed. A copier is available for patron use as well.

Navy MWR Digital Library.

 

Collections

Audiobooks: Contains fiction and nonfiction popular books. Some PMC titles are in audiobook and play-a-way (digital) formats. Some PMC or CMC titles are also in audiobook format.

Biography: Contains juvenile and adult books of high profile national and international people in the past and present.

Fiction: A collection of romance, mystery, western, science fiction, horror, and social novels.

Easy/Juvenile/Teen: A general collection of fiction and nonfiction titles for young readers.

McNaughton (leased books): A general collection of fiction and nonfiction teen and adult books leased from McNaughton Book Service.

Nonfiction: A collection of literary works other than fiction. These are classified according to the Dewey decimal classification system; 000 – 900.

Magazines: A collection of popular periodicals on current events consisting of health, finance, economics, sports, entertainment, politics and other social issues.

Professional Military Collection: A collection of books selected by the Commandant of the Marine Corps for the professional and educational development of the Marine.

Reference: A collection of literary tools for general research consisting of encyclopedias, dictionaries, guides, atlases, databases, etc.

Languages: A small collection of books, audiobooks and some computer software for the language learner.

Video: A collection of entertainment as well as educational DVDs for all age groups.

Video Games: A small collection of X-Box One video games. (Not for outside circulation; in-house use only.)

For check out, we have the games for the following systems: Wii, Wii U, X-Box 360, X-Box One, PS-3, PS-4.

 

Services

Audio/Visual Equipment: 65" flat screen color TV, X-Box One, DVD/Blu-Ray player.

Other Equipment: Copier, Fax Machine, Laptop Computers for reference and word processing work. (Free copying and printing, faxing, Internet and Wi-Fi use.  Free printing up to 20 pages).

Children’s Story Hour: Offered weekly during summer months. Contact Library staff for schedule.

Inter-library Loans: If not available locally, books may be borrowed up to 3 weeks from other CONUS Marine Corps Libraries. 

Wi-Fi: Use your own laptop computer or check-out a laptop from the Base Library. (For in-house use only)

Online Homework Help: Children as well as the adult learner can get 24/7 online homework help or tutoring through Tutor.Com. Students or parent must register to use Tutor.Com at the Base Library.

Learn a Language: Transparent Language Online is offered online through the Base Library. The learner must register for the language online program at the Base Library.

World Book & Britannica Online Encyclopedias: Get a username and password to access these online encyclopedias at the Base Library.