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

FSS Librar-e Hours of Operation:

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

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

Tech Center Hours of Operation:

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

Events at ‌FSS Librar-e and Resource Commons‌
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Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

Saturday, June 15, 3:00pm – 5:00pm at Wacky World located next to 87ABW Headquarter, Bldg 2901 Falcon Lane, JB MDL McGuire.

Join the FSS Librar-e for games, snacks, and activities to kick start the 2019 Summer Reading Program starts June 21!

Volunteers needed! Visit or contact the FSS Librar-e front desk to volunteer or for more information.

609.754.2079.

Summer Creative Writing Contest

Summer Creative Writing Contest is here! Submit your original work on any topic for a chance to win.

Three winners will be announced August 29.

Submissions may be dropped off at the FSS Librar-e customer service desk or emailed to JBMDLLibrary@gmail.com with the subject “SCWC” by June 24

Visit or call the FSS Librar-e at 609.754.2079 for more information.

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FSS Librar-e Summer Reading Program

June 21 thru August 17, open to all DoD ID holders (not just for kids!) at FSS Librar-e, Bldg. 2603 Tuskegee Airmen Ave., JB MDL McGuire.

Pre-registration begins June 15, enjoy reading all your favorite books, and as you read, log your time and the books you’ve and earn prizes all summer long!

609.754.2079.

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STEAM Program

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.

Date: 7/13

Time: 2 to 3:30pm

Registration required, open first of every month, visit the 87FSS Librar-e or call 609.754.2079.

Kids in the Kitchen

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

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. 609.754.2079.

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Baby Storytime
Baby Storytime

Join Baby StoryTime at the 87FSS Librar-e & Resource Commons, Bldg. 2603 Tuskegee Airmen Ave., from 10 to 11am every 2nd and 4th Tuesday!

We introduce babies and toddlers to books, songs and activities! Start their love of reading and learning at an early age.

No registration required, open to ages 0 to 3 years.

Children’s Storytime

Join us from 10 to 11am every Thursday at the 87FSS Librar-e & Resource Commons, Bldg. 2603 Tuskegee Airmen Ave., as we read stories and do crafts!

No registration required, open to ages 0 to 11 years.

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Young Adult Book Club Fan Fiction Fun

Join us at the 87FSS Librar-e & Resource Commons every 3rd Saturday of the month for the Librar-e Young Adult Book Club. We’ll gather for a wonderful night of FanFic Fun. Crafts, projects, games, food and more!

Registration required.

Targeted to ages 12 & up.

Dates: 6/22, 7/20

Time: 5pm - 6pm

United Through Reading
United Through Reading

Introducing a new way to connect with your children while you are away! 

If you are a service member that is or will be TDY/Deployed/Remote Tour/working night shift or a non-custodial parent, schedule an appointment with the FSS Librar-e to record a video reading for the child(ren) in your life! Programs runs until August 30. 

United Through Reading provides the story books and storage device.  

When you make an appointment, you will be registered for a chance to win either Trenton Thunder game tickets for select dates or to the Philadelphia Phillies Salute to the Military game on May 28. 

609.754.2079.

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