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Arden G. Hill Memorial Library
7356 4th Ave N
Malmstrom AFB, MT 59402-7506
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
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 offers resources for airmen, guardians, and their families in all locations and military stages.
Installation libraries play an important role in Air Force and Space Force professional life. They offer technical publications to support job requirements and opportunities for career development. You can earn college degrees and certifications, update promotion packages, prepare for transition or retirement, and more. Many resources are available online through the Air Force website.
Installation libraries also offer community programs such as story times and summer reading programs. There are author and book talks, as well as events to celebrate holidays and Air Force and Space Force heritage events. Most libraries also offer access to computers, internet, and basic office equipment like copiers and faxing services. Programs and services vary by location, so contact your local installation library for more information.
All Defense Department service members and their families can also use the online DOD MWR Libraries. The online libraries provide an array of resources for children and adults. Access free tutoring, finance and language classes, career transition assistance, car care advice, legal forms, and much more. Visit Military OneSource to learn more about the DOD MWR Libraries.
The Air Force Library Program has 91 libraries that serve more than 4.5 million customers. They circulate 3.5 million items annually and house more than 2.7 million print, audio, video and online resources. See what it can do for you and your family today.
Arden G. Hill Memorial Library (named for the long-time Air Force Librarian) is located in the center of Malmstrom AFB, convenient to both family housing and the dorms. Open six days a week, the Library offers a variety of services for children, teens, and adults both in the library or virtually 24/7/365.
The AGHM Library serves the active duty and retired military and their families stationed at Malmstrom AFB or serving with the Montana Air National Guard.
The library is a traditional style library with items on the shelf and online. The Library has computers on a commercial internet service and military LAN computers. Wi-Fi is available throughout the Library. There are scanners and printers (color & black/white) available. In addition, we have pre-loaded computers for children (Toddlers to Grade 5) with early learning and educational programming. There are computers for teens for education and gaming.
The library has over 25,000 items: print fiction and nonfiction books; movies; audiobooks; video games & board games; educational 3D printer & STEM kits; graphic novels; Bestsellers & New books; and movies for children, families, and adults on DVD. There is a large selection of educational resources for students of all ages and levels in print and online. The Educational collection includes study materials for CLEP, DSST, and other military and civilian exams. We support At-home Learning and Homeschooling by providing print and e-resources. The Library also provides mission support to units on base through technical publications and online databases/subscriptions.
The Library offers special collections including: a Montana collection, Leadership Library, Educational Resources collection, Wonderbooks, and the Family Advocacy Program’s library.
The Library offers a variety of online services and databases 24/7: language learning; online tutoring service for K-12, college, and adults learners; e-books and audiobooks; magazine downloads; Do-it-Yourself databases such as Auto Repair; Home Improvement; Hobbies & Crafts; online educational classes; genealogy; and many more!
Preschool Storytime for children 0-4 (children of all ages welcome) occurs every Thursday morning and twice on Saturdays during the winter months. We host special programs throughout the year including LEGO Club, DINOvember, Noon Year’s Eve, Cabin Fever Reading Challenge, Kids Who Code, Jr Librarian Camp, and the Summer Reading Program.
Dial-A-Story Line: Available 24/7 – call 406-731-4640 – for a telephone story-telling service where children can listen to a 2 - 5 minute story. New story every Thursday morning.
The Library has teen fiction and nonfiction print collections including e-resources for recreation and education. We provide STEM opportunities for teens, STEM Kits, an educational 3D printer, Coding classes, and other teen-targeted programs. The Library offers books, materials and programs that are of interest to teens such as video games, Teen Book Bag subscriptions, and other special programming. During the summer, teens can participate in the Summer Reading Program during our weekly events.
The library provides a variety of special programming for adults including one-on-one computer training topics, an Annual Reading Challenge, a Writing Group, gardening in Montana, and hunting/fishing programs. The library supports both recreational and professional Book Clubs. There is both a Book Club Collection and an online Book Club resource for groups to borrow. We also host weekly CLEP Prep sessions for adults to take practice CLEP and DSST exams.
During the summer, adults can participate in the Summer Reading Program. Airmen and civilian employees are encouraged to compete for the squadron that reads the most during the summer. The Top Squadron is awarded a traveling trophy!
Additional information and the Library catalog can be accessed at the 341 FSS Services website.
All library services are FREE to authorized personnel!
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