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United States Air Force
Okinawa City Japan 96368-5134
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.
The Kadena Base Library offers a wide variety of services and resources to DoD ID card holders and their family members. Library services include reference and research assistance, interlibrary loans, document delivery, and availability of scanner, printer, wireless internet, and Microsoft Office Suite. Available for circulation are books, books-on-tape/CD, videos, DVDs, and Audio CDs. A variety of databases are also available for use including EBSCOhost, SIRS, NetLibrary, New England J. Med, Peterson's, and more.
Kadena library is located in Bldg. 451 next to Chapel 2. Please contact the Kadena Library at DSN 315-634-1502 for more information.