Ages 0-5 welcome! The Eglin Library will host Story Time every Tuesday at the Bubble, Building 2579 at 10 am. Join us for stories, games, crafts, and more! No registration is required. Building located between the Fire Station and Eglin Elementary.
Library Card Sign Up Month: September 1 – 30 September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide join together to remind parents, caregivers and students that signing up for a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning.
- Register for a library card and receive a prize (one per family while supplies last).
- Use your library card to be entered to win some awesome giveaways!
STEM Saturday: September 7 | 11 am – 1 pm | Bldg 825 Start coding screen-free, with Color Codes that tell your Ozobot Robot what to do. Color Codes teach basic coding concepts like cause/effect, critical thinking, and debugging. No registration required, stop in anytime! Designed for ages 6+.
Dinner and a Book Club: September 16 | 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm | Bldg 825 Join the library for Dinner and a Book Club. Dessert and coffee will be served. Bring your favorite book for our first discussion. We will also choose the books for the remainder of the year.
Dinner and a Book Club: October 21 | 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm | Bldg 825 Join the library for Dinner and a Book Club. Dessert and coffee will be served.
Family Trivia Night: September 23 | 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm | Bldg 825 Join the library for this family friendly event. Compete as a couple or bring a group! Prizes awarded to the top 3 teams. Food and drinks allowed.
United Through Reading The Eglin Library has a fantastic new resource for military families. We’ve partnering with United Through Reading to help deployed members connect with their families through recorded bedtime stories. Sign up to make a recording at the Eglin Library of a book from the United Through Reading collection. Library staff will assist you in making a private recording and will email you the finished video. Register by calling 850-882-9308, or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Computers Open for Test Prep: Every Wednesday | 9 am-Noon | Bldg 825 Several computer stations will be reserved at the library every Wednesday for practice testing utilizing the EBSCO LearningExpress suite for DoD Test Prep. This eLearning resource provides access to:
- Military test prep (ASTB-E, ASVAB, Military Flight Aptitude Test, Officer Candidate Tests, etc.)
- CLEP, DSST, TOEFL iBT, IELTS, SAT prep
- Resources for military transition to civilian careers
- Career certification exam prep for a wide range of occupations
… and much, much more. Plus, the SCORE MY TEST feature submits your answers for immediate scoring and analysis. Reservations are not required; just walk in and test well!
Tech Basics The library offers one-on-one Tech Basic sessions covering these skills: library catalog and online resources, downloading or streaming the library’s ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines, and internet searching. Sessions take place Wednesday afternoons and Friday mornings. Please check the event calendar for upcoming sessions or call 882-9309. Walk ins welcome.
Research Assistance Offered If you are returning to school, the library offers assistance with the use of research databases. We are available to walk you through the databases offered by the Air Force and by your school. One-on-one sessions are available and classes are welcome also. Walk-ins welcome!