Base Library

COMMUNITY CENTER BUILDING
5136 EAGLE DRIVE
USAF ACADEMY, CO
80840

719-333-4665 or
719-333-3198
Email:
usafabaselibrary@usafa.edu

Mon – Thur 8:30 am – 7 pm
Fri – Sat 9 am – 5 pm
Sat 11 am – 4 pm
Closed Sun & Federal Holidays

Temporary Library Cards

DoD ID cardholders staying in the FAMCAMP, TLF, or in the area temporarily, may apply for a TEMP card that allows items to be borrowed. This includes 1 DVD and up to 5 books at a time.

Activities and Events

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About The Base Library

FREE Books and Magazines

Free paperbacks & magazines are available in the lobby of the library. If you have old magazines or books you wish to give away, please bring them to the library vestibule. Donations of books, DVDs, music CDs, audio books are always welcomed by the library. Tax gift receipts are given upon request for donated materials.

Services Offered

  • Computers with Internet access and Microsoft Office Suite (all keyboards have CAC card readers)
  • Copy Machine: Please ask at the desk for assistance
  • Fax Machine (a calling card is required for all non-local calls)
  • Printing (there is no fee, but we ask that you limit black & white to 10 pages a day or 3 pages a day for color)
  • Scanner
  • TV with DVD/VCR
  • Typewriter
  • Universal Classes (come to the library for access information)
  • Wireless & Internet Computers

​New Services and Collections @ the Library

  • Coffee Vending Center
  • Hottest DVD’s with 3-day rentals
  • Best-selling audio books
  • Latest Travel Materials – Rick Steves and Fodor’s
  • Luxurious Patio Reading area
  • 3D Printing capabilities
  • OzoBots and other STEM tools
  • Three .MIL computers are available.

Services and Collections

  • Audio Book Downloads (Overdrive)
  • Audio Book Players (Playaways)
  • Battle of the Books
  • Bestsellers
  • Cassette/CD listening station
  • Children’s Room with developmentally appropriate computer and program
  • Xbox, Wii and Playstation consoles (in-library use only) with games available for check-out.
  • Online Language Mango™ Language: sign up at the library, but can use it on any computer.
  • Online Research Databases including Academic Search Premiere™.
  • DVDs & Videos that circulate for 1 week with 2 renewals. DVDs & Videos – Adult,
  • Children’s Fiction & Non-Fiction./li
  • DVDs limited to 5 per family at any one time.
  • Books – Fiction, Non-Fiction, Large Print, Children’s, Juvenile and Young Adult.
  • Books on CD/Cassette & Playaway MP3s – Adult & Children’s Fiction, Non-Fiction & Foreign Languages (Pimsleur).
  • Books, Talking Books & Music CDs circulate for 3 weeks with 2 renewals*
  • McNaughton’s Leased Books contain many Best Sellers and newer titles of interest.
  • Music CDs – limit to 10 at any one time.
  • Magazines & Newspapers – Current Issues are non-circulating. Older issues circulate for 3 weeks, no renewals.
  • Education Collection – CLEP, ASVAB & DANTES and other study materials circulate for 3 weeks with 2 renewals.*
  • Games & Puzzles – a variety of strategy games and puzzles for all ages.
*unless requested by another patron
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