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Air Force Library Program

The Air Force Library Program provides an avenue for airmen and their families to continue their professional and self-developmental educational pursuits, as well as resources for productive use of leisure time. Libraries also procure mission-essential technical publications to support requirements of military personnel. Many online products, including downloadable audiobooks, eBooks and college-level practice tests, are available from installation library websites and on the Air Force Portal. Air Force libraries house a variety of print and audiovisual materials for checkout to eligible customers. They also offer customer-use computers with internet access, free of charge, and most have wireless internet capabilities. Many installation libraries conduct special programs, such as story hours and summer reading programs for children, as well as a variety of classes, author and book talks, and holiday and Air Force heritage events.

The Air Force Library Program consists of 91 libraries (73 general, seven academic and 11 scientific and technical), as well as 10 geographically separated library branches in Europe and eight learning resource centers in Southwest Asia. The Air Force Library Program also oversees procurement and distribution of educational and recreational materials to more than 150 remote sites and contingency operations in 40 countries around the globe. Air Force libraries serve more than 26.5 million customers, circulate 5.5 million items annually and house more than 5.6 million print, audio, video and online resources.

Morale, Welfare and Recreation Digital Library

Our mobile military members often don't have the resources of a brick and mortar library on hand. The Morale, Welfare and Recreation Digital Library provides resources for members in transit, at foreign missions or remote sites, and for deployed personnel. Access to library materials in digital and downloadable format is available online, 24/7. The library provides recreation, lifelong learning, reference and career resources for all ages and interests. All resources, including audiobooks and eBooks, are available at no cost to service members anywhere there is access to the internet.

The Morale, Welfare and Recreation Digital Library resources include the following:

  • Books, with thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles, including animated children's books
  • Databases that support education, research and career growth
  • Resources that provide information such as repairing a car or a small engine

Learn more about the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Digital Library at Military OneSource.

 


Associated Links

Joint Electronic Library
Joint doctrine, education, exercise and training division's resources.

Military OneSource Library Program
Provides access to free materials to all personnel and family members worldwide. Login is required.

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