The Librar-e and Resource Commons

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87FSS Events Calendar

Welcome to the FSS Librar-e and Resource Commons!

Bldg. 2603 Tuskegee Airmen Avenue
JB MDL McGuire

609.754.2079
Fax 609.754.5108

FSS Librar-e Hours of Operation:

Monday - Wednesday: 10am – 7pm
Thursday: 12pm - 5pm
Friday - Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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

Tech Center Hours of Operation:

Monday - Wednesday: 10am - 5pm
Thursday: 12pm - 5pm
Friday - Saturday: Open upon Request

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 FSS Librar-e supports professional and voluntary education and offers facilities and services to enhance the quality of life for all authorized users.

Events at ‌FSS Librar-e and Resource Commons‌
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After-School StoryTime

Join us for After-School StoryTime from 3:30pm to 4:30pm. Open to Grades 1 - 4.

- Friday June 12. Registration is required; begins June 1.

Stop by the 87FSS Librar-e to register or call 609.754.2079.

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Kids in the Kitchen

The FSS Librar-e & Resource Commons offers family cooking classes every quarter. Cooking lessons, recipe sharing, fun activities, something new every month! REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY. Registration opens two (2) weeks prior to each class. Volunteers welcome! Visit or contact the FSS Librar-e front desk to register, volunteer or for more information.

Open to DoD ID holders age 5 thru 12, 5:30 to 6:30pm, quarterly basis.

Upcoming Class: 6/24

Call 609.754.2079 for future dates.

STEAM ProgramS for Child and Adults

Join the 87FSS Librar-e to learn science, technology, engineering, art, and math with cool experiments and activities. Limit one STEAM class per every other month so everyone can enjoy.

Time: 2 to 3:30pm

-For Children: TBA (registration required)

- For Adults: 6/20 (registration open 6/1)

Registration required, open first of every month.

Visit the FSS Librar-e or call 609.754.2079.

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Keep Calm and Color

Adult coloring from 5:30 – 6:30pm. Ages 18+.

Dates: June 1

Join us for soothing music and enjoy the calm of coloring. No registration required.

609.754.2079.

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Teen Reading Book
Librar-E Teen Club

Dates: June 20

Join us at the FSS Librar-E & Resource from 5 – 6pm. Ages 12+. Crafts, projects, games, book talks and more! Must be registered for the Teen Club to participate.

Call the FSS Librar-E at 609.754.2079 anytime to register for the Teen Club. 

Children's Storytime

Programs are not offering during the COVID-19 crisis.

Children’s StoryTime held every Monday from 10 – 11am.

Ages 0 - 11.

No registration required.

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baby StoryTime

Programs are not offering during the COVID-19 crisis.

Baby StoryTime held every other Tuesday from 10 – 11am.

Ages 0 – 3.

No registration required. 

 

87FSS LIBRAR-E & RESOURCE COMMONS OFFERS:

Forms:
●  Email to Circulation/Reference:
– Inter-Library Loan (ILL) Requests
– Reference Questions
●  Burlington County / Ocean County Library 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
●  Tax Forms (seasonal)

Computer Services:
●  37 Public PC’s, Memory Card Reader
– 23 Commercial
– 7 AFNET
– 4 Express/OPAQ
– 3 iMac computers
●  Flashdrive and CD drives, Printers and Copier, Faxing
●  Scanners and Webcam, Headphones, Laptop Station, 24/7 WiFi Access
●  Manual Typewriter
● 3D Printing Services (Available Soon!)
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
●  Playaway Launchpad Pre-loaded Tablets ●  Over-sized Books
●  Fiction ●  Books on CD
●  Non-Fiction ●  Spanish Books
●  Young Adult ●  Battle of the Books

Languages:

●  Spanish Collection (children's fiction) ●  Mango Languages Online
●  English as a Second Language (ESL)  ●  Tools: Books, CD/USB, Play-Aways

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 10 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