Summer Reading Program 2020
Through August 8th
Toddlers • Kids • Teens • Adults • Squadrons Read, Too!
Collect virtual badges and earn incentives. Participate in events in person or virtually throughout the summer!…
Squadrons Read Too!
Through August 8th
We challenge YOU (Malmstrom Airmen, Spouses, & Civilian DoD Employees) to SQUAD UP and READ this Summer!…
The library’s catalog!
You can access the library catalog at Catalog »
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.
WATCH FOR VIRTUAL STORY TIME ON THE FSS FACEBOOK PAGE / PICK UP THE CRAFT KITS AT THE LIBRARY.
New story every Tuesday | 10 am
Ages: 2 to 6 (Younger children are welcomed)
July 7 | Summer
July 14 | Seashells by the Seashore
July 21 | Llamas
July 28 | Trees & Nature
24/7 Kids can call 731-4640 and listen to a short story. A new story starts every Thursday morning.
July 2 | Independence Day
July 9 | The Pied Piper
July 16 | The Heron
July 23 | Why is the Sea Salty
July 30 | Puss in Boots
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).
hoopla Streaming Digital
hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV!…
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
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.