ARDEN G. HILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY


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The library’s catalog!

You can access the library catalog at Catalog »


Children’s Room

The Children’s Room has materials in multiple formats and in different collections to meet the special needs of your child.

  • Easy-Board Book collection is for children 0 to 2, are thick, strong pages, with bright colors and few words.
  • Easy Books collection is for children 1 to 6+ years old, are usually oversized with simple stories.
  • Chapter Books collection for the beginner readers in 4 levels, for kids in Kindergarten to 2nd grade.
  • Holidays Collection covers holidays from Christmas to Valentine’s Day.
  • Parenting Collection has books the parent can read to the child that cover the tough topics from potty training, a new baby, moving, manners, feelings, dyslexia and much more. This collection includes the Just for the Military Child books.
  • Juvenile Fiction and Non-fiction books for kids in grades 1 to 7 and a little older.

Babies & Toddlers Storytime

HOPING TO START SOON!

For toddlers, ages 2 and under.

We read some stories, sing some songs, play with toys and have a load of fun crawling around on the rug, without your little ones knowing they are learning about the world around them. 


Storytime

WATCH FOR VIRTUAL STORY TIME ON THE FSS FACEBOOK PAGE

PICK UP THE CRAFT KITS AT THE LIBRARY.

Nov 24 | Turkeys & Thanksgiving

Dec 1 | Winter & Reindeer

Dec 8 | Polar Friends

Dec 15 | Virtual one-on-one with Santa

Dec 22 | The Night before Christmas


Dial-A-Story 731-4640

24/7 Kids can call 731-4640 and listen to a short story. A new story starts every Thursday morning.

Nov 26 | Old Man Rabbit’s Thanksgiving Dinner         

Dec 3 | The Elves and the Shoemaker

Dec 10 | A visit to Santa Claus Land

Dec 17 | Snowball’s Christmas Eve

Dec 24 | The Night Before Christmas

Dec 31 | New Year’s Eve

The Library reserves the right to change the stories read due to unforeseen circumstances.


Kwikboost Charging Station

Need your phone, tablet, laptop or other electronic device charged up quickly?—Then come to the Library for the new Charging Station by Kwikboost.

It is fast, free and secure.

There are 10 locking charging compartments secured by your own personal code. Use it while you use the library’s computers or other resources—OR drop it off and come back later (must be within library hours).


Free E-books!

Free E-books!

Check out the e-book databases: EBSCO eBooks, Gale ebooks, One Click Digital, Safari Books and TumbleBooks Cloud for kids & teens. There are also a variety of eAudiobook databases: AudioCloud, EBSCO eAudio and TumbleBooks for beginner readers.

There are more than 100 online resources FREE to you. We have dozens of educational databases including Gale Resources for students, along with the DoD Peterson’s Education Center for practice tests, scholarship and college information and the new COMEX Streaming Video CLEP study guides.

Other databases available: Morning Star Investment, National Geographic Online, EBSCO Small Engine Repair, Gale Chilton Auto Repair and more.

Ask any library staff member how to go electronic today! Get the access information at the library. For more information or assistance with any online service, please call the base library at 731-4738.


Magazine and Paperback Exchange

Magazine and Paperback Exchange

Have a paperback or magazine you have read, but no longer want? OR need a magazine or book to take with you traveling? OR looking for an interesting read? Then bring it to the Library and exchange it for a new one.

You can bring one & take one, or bring some and don’t take, OR take some and don’t bring.

The Library has an Exchange for children, teen and adult books, magazines and road maps.