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Librar-e and Resource Commons
The Librar-e and Resource Commons and its field libraries strive to provide essential information and resources to support the mission of Air Force, Army, Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps. The libraries support professional and voluntary education on base and offer library facilities and services to enhance the quality of life for all authorized users.  The Library-e and Resource Commons is located at 2603 Tuskegee Airmen Avenue. Please call the Librar-e and Resource Commons at 609.754.0081/2079   Fax 609.754.5108.

SHOWCASED THIS YEAR

  • Storytime in Foreign Languages
  • Weekly Storytimes with “world fairytales” and stories
  • “Reading To Therapy Dogs” using stories of animals from other countries
  • Making international crafts
  • A family program constructing ethnic floral designs
  • A food demonstration: How to make Filipino egg rolls
  • A program explaining how a GPS works
  • “Suitcase stories” – children bring their suitcase, pillows, and favorite travel book and swap readings
  • Origami crafts from different countries
  • Tuckerton Seaport Museum sailing craft
  • Tuckerton Seaport Museum “Passport” carrying case craft
  • National Weather Service program about global warming
  • End of Summer international “Art Exhibit”. Children will display their artwork of the stories they read about other countries, animals, food.
Participants will also win prizes for reaching their reading goals and will be awarded a Certificate of Accomplishment at the end of the program.

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Event Calendar

Get access to online library materials at http://amcc.sirsi.net
Librar-e and Resource Commons Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 10am to 8pm
Friday - Sunday: 12pm to 5pm

Tech Center Hours:

Monday through Thursday 10am to 5pm
Friday-Sunday Closed

Key Features:

  • Reference & Education: Books, Netlibrary Digital Books, Online Journals and Abstracts, etc..
  • Computer Services:  48 Public PC’s, Express Computers, Education Computers & More
  • Monthly Events: Adult & Children events, Book Chats, Storytime, Bookmobile
  • Other Services: DVDs, Music CDs, Video Games “Wii, PS3, Xbox 360″

Training Service:

Our Reference Librarian provides online research database training on the new EBSCOhost Discovery search engine the first Wednesday and Thursday of every month, beginning 6 February 2013. This is a great tool to search your topic and locate from various resources including library catalog, magazines, journals, articles, and our virtul cloud postings.  You can also save your reserch on the server to reference them later.
Wednesdays: 11:30am - 1pm at Education and Training Center, Bldg 3829 on Schoolhouse Rd.
Thursdays: 5pm – 6pm at Librar-e and Resource Commons, Bldg 2603 on Tuskegee Airmen Ave.
EBSCOhost Discovery Search Engine URL: http://tinyurl.com/myjblrc
Username: myjblrc
Password: librar-e

Need Information?

“Text a Librarian” Service is available for JB MDL community!
Responding to the popularity of text messaging, troops and members of the military community at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst can now ask questions and get information from the FSS Librar-e and Resource Commons by text message.
For patrons who are unable to ask a librarian in person or online, or those who simply prefer texting over talking, the “Text a Librarian” service provides a convenient option for getting info on their mobile device from the professional reference librarians at the Joint Base.
The new service provides an easy-to-use interface for our librarians and maintains the privacy of our patrons’ information.  All the questions and answers will be kept as an anonymous ID without the phone numbers for an archive purpose only.
Using the Service is easy!  Text askjblib to 66746 for instructions.
*Message and Data Rates may apply*
HOT NEWS!

NEW SERVICE!!  Volunteer Academic Mentoring Program – FREE

CLEP Preparation Streaming Video Lessons

Storytime at Librar-e: Every Thursday from 10 to 11am for ages 1 to 6.

Evening Storytime at Librar-e: Last Wednesday of each month from 6 to 7pm for ages 1 to 10.  Kids can wear their PJs and bring their favorite bedtime toy.

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