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United States Air Force
LAFB Bateman Library - Air Force
42 Ash Avenue
Langley AFB, VA 23665
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.
Get to know the Air Force Library Program. It has something for airmen and families in all locations and military stages.
Installation libraries play an important role in Air Force professional life. They offer technical publications to support job requirements and opportunities for career development. You can earn college degrees and certifications. You can also update promotion packages, prepare for transition or retirement and more. Many resources are available online through the Air Force Portal.
Installation libraries also offer community programs such as story hours and summer reading programs for children. There are author and book talks, and holiday and Air Force heritage events. Most libraries also offer access to computers, internet and basic office equipment such as copiers and fax machines. Programs and services vary by location. Contact your local installation library for more information.
All Department of Defense service members and their families can also use the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Digital Library. It provides an incredible array of resources for children and adults. Look for free tutoring, finance and language classes. You’ll find career transition assistance, car care advice, legal forms and more. Here is a sample of programs:
The Air Force Library Program has 91 libraries that serve more than 26.5 million customers. They circulate 5.5 million items annually and house more than 5.6 million print, audio, video and online resources. See what it can do for you and your family today.
Get to know the Army general libraries. You will find something for soldiers and families in all locations and military stages. There are 70 libraries across seven countries with physical collections in all formats. They support professional, educational and recreational reading.
Installation libraries play an important role for soldiers. They offer technical publications to support job requirements. They also support career development. Soldiers can earn college degrees and certifications. They can update promotion packages. They can also prepare for transition or retirement and more. Computers are available for completing training or personal education.
These libraries are a “community couch” with programming, study and meeting spaces. There is something for everyone. Programs can include book clubs, story times and walks, game and movie nights. A themed summer reading program provides family fun. Evening and weekend hours accommodate busy schedules.
Makerspaces are now available in many Army libraries. All ages can explore and enjoy Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics, or STEAM.
Soldiers who are deployed or in a remote location can use the Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation Library Online. It offers a wide variety of electronic databases and downloadable content. Contact your installation library for questions about registration. If you’re not near an installation library, contact email@example.com. Other eligible Army MWR Library users can enjoy online access too.
All Department of Defense service members and their families can also use the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Digital Library. It has a wide range of resources for children and adults. Look for free tutoring, finance and language classes. You’ll find career transition assistance, car care advice, legal forms and more. Here is a sample of programs:
Learn more about the MWR Digital Library at Military OneSource. See what it can do for you and your family today.
The Bateman Library on Langley, delivers high quality self-directed education for all. Professional staff provide research assistance and instruction for on-the-shelf and online information. They also provide life-long education to Airmen and families, whether for personal development, career advancement, life enrichment, or just for fun. Located in the heart of the dorm campus, the Library has both CAC-enabled commercial and .mil computers, secure Wi-Fi, scanning, and a low-cost fax service.
The Bateman Library also offers: Study carrels, group study banquettes, and noise-cancelling headsets for students.
Subject Specializations: language learning, military leadership book discussion kits, career/resumes, research assistance and print books for secure locations. Additionally: Videogames, iPads/Pods, audiobooks, DVDs, e-readers, tablets, maker kits, online book club, and summer reading clubs for all ages.
***Due to COVID-19, operations and procedures have been modified. You can reach the Bateman Library by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or to reserve books for curbside pickup visit www.langleylibrary.org
The Groninger Library on Fort Eustis, offers a variety of physical and online resources to support academic pursuits, professional development, and enjoyment. The library provides access to CAC enabled commercial and military network computers; secure Wi-Fi, which extends beyond the physical walls of the library and is available 24/7; and free printing, scanning and faxing capabilities. The library staff is available to provide assistance with research, technology, and informational needs. Additional facility offerings include individual study carrels, group discussion and study spaces, and a child friendly area.
The library provides innovative virtual and in-person programming for children, teens and adults, including summer and winter reading programs, book discussion groups, literacy focused story times, and makerspace exploration events.
Groninger Library, 1313 Washington Blvd, Fort Eustis, VA is adjacent to the Post Exchange parking lot. For more information, call 757-878-5017 or visit www.groningerlibrary.com. Like us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/groningerlibrary.