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This is an unofficial DoD website. Eligible users of the Force Support Squadron activities are active duty military, military retirees, reservists, Department of Defense civilian employees and family members of military identification card holders. This website is a services provided as a public service by the Force Support Squadron, Joint Base Andrews and is intended for use by the public for viewing and retrieving information only.

Joint Base Andrews Library

Address

Bldg 1442 Concord Ave.

Joint Base Andrews, Maryland 20762

2nd Floor

 

Phone

301-981-6454

 

Hours of Operation

Monday & Thursday

1000-2000

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 1000-1800

 

Feedback

ICE Comment

 

E-mail us at andrewsbaselibrary@gmail.com

 

The Base Library provides a variety of educational and recreational support with more than 35,000 print books, ebooks, audio books, DVDs, and video games, as well as 125+ magazines, newspapers and journals. There is also a computer lab with internet access available.

The Library’s computer lab provides access to the commercial internet, along with CAC access to the AF Portal, the AKO and NKO. Additionally, there is a photocopier, a scanner, fax capabilities, and a typewriter for public use.

The Base Library has two separate areas for juvenile materials. Each children’s room has a multimedia computer loaded with grade appropriate educational games. A separate Teen Scene houses the Young Adult books and magazines.

The Base Library is staffed with information professionals using state of the art technology to give you immediate, global access to information, when and where you want it.

eReader Resources

ebook

Check out image-rich ebooks as they were designed to be read!

 

Axis 360: An engaging and feature-rich showcase for the library's digital collection.

 

Easy: A quick and simple path for patrons to check out and read on multiple devices via cloud-base delivery.

Blio integration: FREE ereading software that breaks new ground in digital presentation and patron experience with ebooks.

 

http://aafbl.axis360.baker-taylor.com/

 
Note: Patrons must stop by the library to set up a personal account. Library ID and Pin required.

 

AF OverDrive

FREE download of eBooks, audio books and movies to you favorite eReader device!

Individual person/family accounts can be set up to allow downloading/playing of full length

audio/electronic books on a personal computer or ereader. They work for 10 days.

 

http://af.lib.overdrive.com

Note: Patrons must stop by the library to set up a personal account. Account number required.

Freegal Downloadable Music

 

Freegal Music 4.0 is: 
• a downloadable music service 
• 7 million songs 
• 17,000+ music labels & 15,000+ music videos 
• app available for Apple & Android mobile devices 

 

http://www.libraryideas.com/marketing.html

Zinio - Online Digital Magazine Database

 

We now have Zinio, an online digital magazine database, available free to active duty personnel, dependents, retirees, DOD personnel and contractors. Patrons have access to over 600 titles to either read online or download to computers, tablets, ebook readers or mobile devices and read offline. 

 

Note: Patrons must stop by the library to set up a personal account. Registration required.

Computer Resources

The computer lab consists of 17 desktop and 20 tablet computers. They are available on a first-come, first served basis; no reservations are taken. Each patron is limited to one hour if other patrons are waiting. All computer users must sign in and acknowledge they have read and understand the Computer and Internet Policies. Internet access via Comcast commercial network. Wireless and CAC access available. Email access is permitted using free internet based accounts from sites such as Yahoo, Hotmail and Gmail. Microsoft Office Suite 2007 is available on all computer lab PCs. Saving of personal data/documents/pictures is prohibited on all computer lab PCs and tablets.

 

Printing is free for the first five pages. Black and white printing is 10 cents per page, and color is 25 cents per page after that.

 

Video Game Room

The Game Room Now Open!

 

Calling all gamers! Come hang out at the Library, meet other gamers and play to your heart's content. The Library's game room features XBOX 360, Wii, PS3 systems, and a fun array of games.