Base Library

Building 722, (321) 494-6881

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MAKER DAY

On 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 Wednesdays: Jan 10, Feb 14, Mar 7. 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 Jan 6, Feb 3 & Mar 3! This program is for adults and teens.

STITCHING CLUB

Join 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 CLUB

The 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!

ZINIO

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

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

Educational Links

On Base and Local University Links