The Librar-e and Resource Commons

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Welcome to the FSS Librar-e and Resource Commons!

The 87FSS Librar-e and Resource Commons strives to provide essential information, educational resources and support to our Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Cost Guard and civilian patrons. The Librar-e supports professional and voluntary education and offers facilities and services to enhance the quality of life for all authorized users.

Bldg. 2603 Tuskegee Airmen Avenue
JB MDL McGuire

609.754.2079
Fax 609.754.5108

Librar-e Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday: 10am – 8pm
Friday - Saturday: 12pm – 5pm
Sunday: 1pm - 5pm

***Click here for the Holiday Hours during the holiday periods***

Tech Center Hours of Operation:

Monday - Thursday: 10am - 5pm
Friday - Sunday: Open upon Request

Events at ‌The Librar-e and Resource Commons‌
A Hippity-Hoppity Week

March 11 thru 14, 10 to 11am.

Join the FSS Librar-e for four days of stories, activities, and crafts leading up to the New Jersey Theatre Alliance performance of Velveteen Rabbit!

Registration required. Volunteers welcome!

Visit or contact the Librar-e front desk to register, volunteer or for more information. 

 

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“Velveteen Rabbit” Live on Stage

Hosted by the 87FSS Library and presented by the Push Cart Players and the New Jersey Theater Alliance.

Saturyday, March 16, 2 to 3:30pm, Timmermann Center, Bldg. 5441 8th Street, JB MDL Dix.

Children are thrilled when the venerable story about a stuffed rabbit who wants to become real through the love of its owner is brought to life on the stage. Admission is free with ticket; free tickets available while supply lasts at the FSS Librar-e & Resource Commons, JB MDL McGuire. 609.754.2079.

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Kids in the Kitchen

Open to DoD ID holders’ age 5 thru 13, third Wednesday each month, 6 to 7:30pm.

This family cooking class offers lessons, recipe sharing, fun activities, something new every month!

Registration is MANDATORY. Registration opens two (2) weeks prior to each class. Limit one (1) class per every other month, so that everyone gets a chance to participate in a class! Volunteers welcome!

Visit or contact the FSS Librar-e front desk to register, volunteer or for more information.

Video Game Night

Friday, March 22, 5 to 7pm, join the FSS Librar-e for a night of your favorite video games!

Pizza and light refreshments too! Play in tournaments, make new friends, and have fun! Registration required.

Visit or contact the FSS Librar-e front desk to register or for more information.

609.754.2079.

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Princess and Pirate Day

A day filled with adventurous stories, games, treats and more!! We encourage you to dress up and join our crew! 

Saturday, February 23, 3 to 4pm. 

Dr. Seuss Day

Thursday, February 28, 10:00am to 11:00am.

Come celebrate Dr. Seuss Day at the 87FSS Librar-e! Join us for readings of your favorite Dr. Seuss books, activities, face-painting and fun. This event is open for children ages 1-12 years and will feature costumed characters, crafts, games, treats, giveaways and more!

Please register by calling at 609.754.2079 or stop by the 87FSS Librar-e!

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What the Fit?

Join us from 6 to 7pm every third Wednesday for “What the Fit?” This program is designed to introduce a healthier lifestyle from all angles. Every month there will be guest speakers from other FSS facilities, a healthy pot luck, discussions, and more!

Registration required.

Dates: 2/20

Baby Storytime
Baby Storytime

Join Miss Theresa from the Burlington County Library at the 87FSS Librar-e & Resource Commons, Bldg. 2603 Tuskegee Airmen Ave., from 10 to 11am every 2nd and 4th Tuesday, as she introduces our babies to books and songs and activities! Start their love of reading and learning at an early age. No registration required, open to ages 1 month to 18 months.

Children’s Storytime

Join us from 10 to 11am every Thursday as we read stories and do crafts! No registration required, open to all ages!

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Young Adult Book Club

The Young Adult book Club allows readers who’ve read Young Adult novels to meet and discuss book topics while getting to know others in their age group who enjoy reading the same novels. Registration is required. 

Targeted to ages 12-19 years.

Time: 5pm to 6pm

Date: TBA

87FSS LIBRAR-E & RESOURCE COMMONS OFFERS:

Forms:
●  Email to Circulation/Reference:
– Inter-Library Loan (ILL) Requests
– Reference Questions
●  Rosetta Stone Registration
●  Meeting Room Requests
●  Library Card – Privileges and Registration
●  Volunteer Sign-Up Form
●  Summer Reading/ Winter Reading Programs
●  Instructions for Placing Holds Online

Reference & Education:
●  Books
●  Online Database and Resources
●  Military Databases through the AF Portal, AKO/DKO
●  Database Instruction, Inter-Library Loan Service (ILL)
●  College Brochures, College Textbooks
●  Tax Forms (seasonal)
●  Notary Services (Free)

Computer Services:
●  48 Public PC’s, Memory Card Reader
– 38 Commercial
– 9 AFNET
– 1 Express/OPAQ
●  8 iMac computers
●  Flashdrive and CD drives, Printers and Copier, Faxing
●  Scanners and Webcam, Headphones, Laptop Station, 24/7 WiFi Access
●  Manual Typewriter, MS Word & Excel Instruction

Book Collections:

●  Bestsellers, Non-Fiction / Fiction  ●  Kindle
●  Testing Study Materials (CLEP, ASVAB, DANTES, etc.)  ●  Computers & Technology
●  Biographies and History  ●  Fitness, Cooking, Crafts
●  Books on CD  ●  Business and Leadership
●  Overdrive Audio Books Online  ●  Reference Books
●  Nooks  ●  eBooks Online

Military Collections:

●  Air Force Chief of Staff Collection  ●  POW / MIA Collection
●  Army Chief of Staff  ●  Korean War Collection
●  Chief of Staff Reading Lists  ●  Leadership
●  Battle of the Bulge, McGuire/Fort Dix Ch. 60  ●  Six Sigma
●  World War II Collection

Children's Programs:

●  Weekly Story Time Readings ●  Grant-Funded Programs
●  Summer Reading Program (DoD) ●  Winter Reading Program
●  Group Tours for Base Organizations ●  Holiday Presentations

Children's Collections:

●  EASY ●  Popular Series
●  Board books ●  Graphic Novels
●  Elementary Textbooks - Base Schools ●  Juvenile Chapter Books
●  Play-Aways (Audio Books) ●  Over-sized Books
●  Fiction ●  Books on CD
●  Non-Fiction ●  Spanish Books
●  Young Adult ●  Battle of the Books

Languages:

●  Tools: Books, CD/USB, Play-Aways ●  Rosetta Stone Online
●  Spanish Collection (fiction) ●  Rosetta Stone Kits
●  English as a Second Language (ESL)

Other Non-Print Books and Services:

●  Special Services (Audio Streaming and Large Print technology for Wounded Warriors and Veterans)
●  Facebook: 87FSS and 87FSS Librar-e & Resource Commons
●  Access to Personal Library Account SIRSI
●  Music CDs
●  Gaming (Wii, WiiU, XBox, XBox One, PS3, PS4, Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DSXL)
●  Play-Aways, Overdrive Audio Books, eBooks Online, Sony Readers, GoChips
●  DVDs (movies)

Adult Events:

●  Monthly programs, book chats, guest speakers, monthly new book collection
●  Discussion, financial programs, business seminars, summer readion program, holiday cookbooks

Meeting Spaces:

●  Meeting Room, two study rooms, classroom with 12 PCs, sound system, scanner, printer, projector, laptop, TV and DVD player, dry erase board and podium

Facilities:

●  Community Bulletin Board, Lounge Areas/Atrium Reading Area, Teen Area, Children's Room, Base Maps, DSN phone, aDA restrooms, outdoor seating

Community Partners:

●  87FSS Education Office ●  NJ Challenge Academy
●  Burlington County Library System ●  Summer Volunteers
●  Ocean County Library System ●  JB MDL Spouses' Club
●  NBHS Special Students Career Placement ●  Friends of the 87FSS Librar-e