The Librar-e and Resource Commons
2603 Tuskegee Airmen Avenue
JB MDL McGuire
Friday - Sunday: 12pm – 5pm
- 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.
Tech Center Hours:
- 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″
Magazines are BACK!
The library-e and Resource Commons will be bringing magazines back to the library collection beginning July 1, 2015!
The following magazines will be available:
- AIR FORCE TIMES
- ALL YOU
- ARMY TIMES
- AUTISM/ASPERGER’S DIGEST
- AVIATION WEEK & SPACE TECHNOLOGY
- BEAD STYLE
- BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS
- BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK
- CONSUMER REPORTS
- CYCLE WORLD
- DO IT YOURSELF
- EATING WELL
- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
- EVERY DAY WITH RACHEL RAY
- FAMILY FUN
- FAMILY TREE
- FILIPINO AMERICAN HERALD
- FISHING TODAY
- FOOD NETWORK MAGAZINE
- GOLF DIGEST
- GOLF MAGAZINE
- GOOD HOUSEKEEPING
- HGTV MAGAZINE
- HIGHLIGHTS FOR CHILDREN
- KIPLINGER’S PERSONAL FINANCE
- MARTHA STEWART LIVING
- MEN’S FITNESS
- MUSCLE FITNESS
- MONEY MAGAZINE
- NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
- NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC FOR KIDS
- NATIONAL WILDLIFE
- NAVY TIMES
- ORGANIC GARDNER
- OUTDOOR LIFE
- PARENTS MAGAZINE
- PC GAMER
- PEOPLE MAGAZINE
- PILATES STYLE
- PSYCHOLOGY TODAY
- REAL SIMPLE
- RUNNER’S WORLD
- RUSSIAN AMERICAN
- SKIN AND INK
- SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
- SPORTS ILLUSTRATED FOR KIDS
- STEP BY STEP WIRE JEWELRY
- SUPER STREET
- WEIGHT WATCHER’S
- WOMAN’S DAY MAGAZINE
- YOGA MAGAZINE
- NEW YORK TIMES NEWSPAPER
- PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER NEWSPAPER
- USA TODAY
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CLEP Exam Preparation Streaming Video Lessons
The Air Force Library System now provides streaming College Level Examination Program (CLEP) examination preparation video lessons for 16 subjects. Watching the lectures will boost your success rate over using a book alone. This service allows patrons to stream the lessons to smartphones, tablets and computers. Videos accessible on commercial Internet only. When using Wi-Fi, the content is free. Data charges might apply when streaming to a phone.
For more information, please click here.
Celebrate Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Did you know that May is Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month? Celebrate by reading books from the May 2015 Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Resource List.
This list of 87FSS Library resources was created to highlight the library’s holdings (for all ages) in recognition of Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. To access the list, please click here.
Our Online Catalog is available 24/7 at http://amcc.sirsi.net, then select “Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.” Another great resource, available through the Library of Congress, is http://asianpacificheritage.gov.
For more information, contact the Reference Desk at 609.754.5159, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. For further contributions by our military veterans of Asian-Pacific heritage, check out the Library of Congress’ blog at http://blogs.loc.gov/folklife/2014/05/asian-pacific-american-heritage-month-highlights-from-the-veterans-history-project
Volunteer Academic Mentoring Program (VAMP)
The 87FSS Librar-e & Resource Commons on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst offers a FREE tutor/academic assistance program. Students can receive coaching individually and/or in groups.
The mission of this program is to support our military personnel, their dependents, and our civilian employees in their college careers by providing academic assistance for traditional and distance learning courses.
For more information, please click here.
Need a Book Recommendation? Check out these Pulitzer Award-Winners
“All the Light We Cannot See”
By Anthony Doerr
From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. Deftly interweaving their lives, he illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another. Ten years in the writing, All the Light We Cannot See is a magnificent, deeply moving novel from a writer whose sentences never fail to thrill. McN DOE.
“The Sixth Extinction”
By Elizabeth Kolbert
Genre: General Nonfiction
Provides a moving account of the disappearances occurring all around us and traces the evolution of extinction as concept, from its first articulation by Georges Cuvier in revolutionary Paris up through the present day. The sixth extinction is likely to be mankind’s most lasting legacy, compelling us to rethink the fundamental question of what it means to be human. 576.8 KOL.