- HOURS OF OPERATION
- Sun & Mon: Closed
- Tue - Thu: 10 am - 6 pm
- Fri: 10 am - 5 pm
- Sat: Noon - 5 pm
- Air Force Portal
- Air Force Link
- Army Knowledge Online
- U.S. Army
- Navy Knowledge Online
- U.S. Navy
- U.S. Marines
- U.S. Coast Guard
- AF Retiree Services
Building 722, (321) 494-6881
ESCAPE THE 80'S - SPRING BREAK LOCK-IN - Apr 6, 6 - 11 pm
- Best Dressed 80's-style Contest
- 80's Escape Room
- Life-size Pac-Man
- 80's music and more!
MAKER DAYOn Maker Day participants are invited to come and get “technical” in the library STEM/TEAM lab. If you’re interested in robotics, coding, 3-D printing or engineering, we welcome you to come experiment! This program is for upper elementary age children to teens and is scheduled for 3 pm on Wednesday, Apr 11. Maker day themes and activities will vary monthly.
GET CRAFTY - Upcycle!We’re getting crafty and want to see what you can do to “upcycle” books! Join us at 1 pm on Saturdays Apr 7: Making Journals & May 5: Making an upcycle cookbook! This program is for adults and teens.
SUMMER READING - Reading Takes You Everywhere!Preregister online at: https://patrickafblibrary.beanstack.org/ or at the library. The online reading log will be live on Jun 1; paper-based reading logs & prize catalogs will also be available at the library. Read, track time spent reading, record the number of minutes read in your online or paper reading log.
NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK - Apr 8 - 14! Celebrate!We're offering overdue amnesty! Here is how it works:
- Return an overdue book at the circulation desk, in person, during regular library hours, during National Library Week!
- Receive a cookie!
- Return books on time, receive 2 cookies!
- Returns in the book drop do not count.
STITCHING CLUBJoin us on Tuesdays from 11 am to 1 pm in the Library's Conference Room. Learn something new or improve your stitching technique. Supplies and patterns are available with advance sign-up. Participants are welcome to bring existing projects for assistance or just for fun! Call 321-494-6881 to register.
MONTHLY INVESTMENT CLUBThe group meets at Noon on the second Thursday of the month in the library conference room. Participants are welcome to bring lunch and join in an informal educational series on stock investing. For additional information call the library at 494-6881.
STORY TIME: 10:30 am on Friday
This activity is offered for Preschool-age children every Friday at 10:30 am. The library has a full list of fun themes and some special guests ready to read!
We now offer the Mango Languages online language-learning system to our patrons.Mango is free for all eligible library patrons and can be accessed anywhere with an Internet connection. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. The courses are presented with an appreciation for cultural nuance and real-world application by focusing on the four key elements of language learning: vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture. Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language. In addition to traditional language courses, Mango also offers the opportunity to learn through foreign film with Mango Premiere™ and access to a variety of specialty mini courses, like Pirate, Medical Spanish and romance courses. Mango can be accessed at the library, remotely, or even on-the-go with apps for iPhone®, Android™, Kindle® and Nook®. To learn more about Mango, stop by the library. You can register for Mango via the Air Force portal (click the library resources tab) or at the Patrick AFB Library.
DOWNLOAD FREE MUSIC!
Registered Patrick AFB Library customers can download free music! Customers must come to the library to register for access. Once registered, our users can go to: Freegal Music, log in and download four songs per week for the entire year.
INTERESTED IN LEARNING SOMETHING NEW? TRY UNIVERSAL CLASS
Universal Class Library Edition is a powerful online continuing education service. Call for details or check it out through the AF Portal!
Sign up for Zinio today! ZINIO
Free for checkout:
Xbox 360, Xbox 360 Kinect, Wii, and Playstat ion 3 games are available for one-week check out and are absolutely free! All you need to play is your library card! Or, reserve a time and play using our in-house Xbox with Kinect system!
Online Research Databases:
Contact Base Library for access information
- DOD MWR Libraries Education & Lifetime Learning Resources (CLEP & Dante's prep plus)
- EBSCO Databases (includes academic resources, children's resources, Novelist, small engine & auto repair databases + more)
- Gale Resources
- Military One Source
- Online Academic Skills Course (OASC) for Military Success
- Overdrive downloadable audiobooks, e-books and movies (compatible with many e-book readers and platforms)
- Tutor.com: free online tutoring and homework help from live, professional tutors in more than 16 subjects for eligible military families
- Universal Class: Over 500 online non-credit Continuing Education Courses
Library Resources Include:
- Best sellers in print, on audio and downloadable formats
- CSAF Reading List / http://www.af.mil/information/csafreading/index.asp
- High-Speed Internet Access (WI-FI hot-spot)
- Workstations with Microsoft Office Software
- Movies on DVD& Blu Ray
- Games for Xbox, Wii and Playstation
- Children's and Young Adult collections
Additional database resources are available via the Air Force Portal. See library staff for access assistance.
Lifelong Learning & Education Resources
- CLEP/Dante's test prep materials in print, DVD and on iPod CLEP/Dantes
- College and Homeschooling support collection featuring diverse content on audio and DVD
- Early literacy resources
- Inter-Library Loan Service
- Private study rooms
- Private Media rooms
- Fully Equipped Conference Room
- Air Force Institute for Advanced Distributed Learning
- Air War College, Air University
- Air University Library
- AF Enlisted Heritage Research Institute
- Naval Postgraduate School
- Naval Postgraduate School Library
- National Defense University / Military Education Research Library Network (MERLIN)
- US Army War College
On Base and Local University Links
- Columbia College
- Florida Institute of Technology
- Webster University
- Eastern Florida State College
- University of Central Florida (UCF)