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United States Air Force
Located in the basement of Eielson City Center
Eielson AFB, AK 99702
Library programs differ by branch of service. You may have access to things like tutoring, educational courses, online programs and a variety of print and electronic materials. Hours, contact information and closings can be found here or by calling your installation’s library.
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.
Eielson Base Library
The Eielson AFB Library is located inside the Eielson City Center (building 3310) next to the Ernie Walker Theater. The library is open Tuesday-Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. The Library has Wi-Fi, CAC accessible computers, and a limited number of full-access government computers, as well as a laser printer, fax, and photocopier. They also have a great selection of books, CLEP and DANTES study guides, DVDs, magazines, newspapers, audiobooks, video games, and much more! Through online databases, the library offers CLEP and DANTES test prep, 24/7 homework assistance, eAudiobooks, eBooks, and plenty of other resources to meet all your needs. If you are interested in learning a foreign language or just brushing up on your skills, the library provides access to Mango Languages, an online language-learning platform. Best of all, the programs and services provided by the Library are all FREE! The Eielson AFB Library is your one-stop shop for knowledge information for any age group! Please visit the website for more information, such as Story Hour, Book Club, and monthly events.