The McConnell Air Force Base Library was selected as the Air Force Library Program of the Year in 2012! They offer several thousand items for check-out to include bestsellers, DVDs, music CDs, audiobooks, video games, young adult and children’s materials. In addition to the fun “stuff,” the library has CLEP and Dantes study materials, Chief of Staff titles, study materials for the ACT, GED, Praxis, etc. Need a computer? The library provides access to 13 commercial (.com) computers with CAC card access and 2 government (.mil) computers. They also have 2 children’s computers, plus databases, WiFi and ebooks via Overdrive. The Base Library also offers a myriad of programs for all ages—story time, homeschooling programs and a “Best in Air Force” Summer Reading Program!! The Summer Reading Program runs the months of June and July with activities, contests, prizes, live performers, and much more. No matter your age, interests, life style, the McConnell Air Force Base Library has something for you! Plus, the staff is available to answer questions and assist you with your needs. COME IN AND HANG OUT!! The library is located in the Education Wing of the Dole Community Center. The Base Library is here for YOU! If you can get on base, you can use the library.
Monday – Thursday • 9:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Friday • 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday • CLOSED
Phone: (316) 759-4207
Fax: (316) 759-4254
Have you heard the news? McConnell Air Force Base Library now offers access to over 7 million downloadable songs – and it’s free! Stop by the Library to register for your Freegal account. Once you receive your login information, you’ll be able to download 3 MP3 song files per week and stream three hours of music a day on any type of device, to include Apple, Android, or iPods and it is yours to keep for FREE! This is an awesome new service – visit the base library to get started! For details, call them at 759-4207.
For more information, visit the Library’s website at http://www.mcconnellafblibrary.com.
The McConnell Library is the AMC Library Program of the Year for 2011, 2012 and 2016, and we received the Air Force Library Program of the Year Award in 2012!
- Books: We have a wide variety of books available for all age groups. These books include fiction, nonfiction, study materials, young adult, graphic novels, junior fiction, junior nonfiction, easy fiction, easy nonfiction, and board books.
- Audio Books: Audiobooks are typically in CD format, but can also be found in a preloaded MP3 format, for which you only need to plug in earbuds. Audiobooks are a great way to pass the time during a long car ride, a workout, or simply a way to listen to your favorite books. Audiobooks are available for children through adults.
- DVDs: We offer a large collection of DVDs. All DVDs, except our animated children’s DVDs, are located in the adult area. The animated children’s DVDs are located in the children’s room.
- Study Materials: CLEP, Dantes, ASVAB, GRE, GED, and much more! We provide the tools needed to be successful in whatever your education goals may be.
- Chief of Staff: Once per year, the Air Force Chief of Staff selects a variety of library materials to support their message to their fellow Airmen. The Library has the selected items available for check out.
- Graphic Novels: A variety of graphic novels, books in comic book format, are available for children and adults alike.
- Video Games: We have games compatible with most video game consoles including: XboxOne, Xbox360, PlayStation4, Playstation3, WiiU, Wii, Nintendo DS, and Nintendo 3 DS.
- Launchpads: Take age appropriate, educational, games for your children on the go with our LaunchPads! With our collection of LaunchPads, there is something for every child ages three to 10+!
- Backpacks: Our backpacks offer themes geared towards all ages of children and families. With a selection of more than sixty backpacks, from Farm Animals to Family Game Night backpack, we have what you need to keep your family entertained!
- Foreign Languages: Are you interested in learning Spanish, Arabic, or maybe Japanese? We have a number of foreign language learning materials, including books, CDs, and the Air Force’s language program, Mango.
Can’t find what you are looking for? Let us know, we can get it for you!