Base Library

Base Library

Phone & Location

719-333-4665
333-3198

In the Community Center
Second floor, south end
5136 Redtail Drive  Suite H103

Hours

Monday — Thursday  8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday & Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Closed Sunday

Front Desk

Front Desk

Device Charging Station

Device Charging Station

Computer Resources

Computer Resources

 

Events - Call 719-333-4665 for details

Tiny Talons

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday

The base Library supports early literacy through the purchase of developmentally appropriate materials with age-appropriate programs. Bring your babies and toddlers. FREE!

Storytime

Fridays, 10 - 11 am

This early literacy story time is geared towards preschoolers with two stories and a fun craft. Siblings of any age are welcome.

 

Team Trivia Tourney

Fri, Sep. 21, 6:30 pm

A team of 2-5 people. For older teens and adults. We provide the snacks and root beer. Trivia from a multitude of sources and subject issues.

STEM build at Library Week

Mon-Sat, Sep. 24-29

Come build with K'NEX. We will leave thenm out all week for your creative masterpiece. K'NEX help you learn about Engineering and Geometry.

Language Meet Up

Wed, Sep. 26

Come and converse with other patrons that are learning a new language. Practice words, phrases and share with others.

Scarecrow's Night Out

Fri, Oct 5

Join us for fall crafts and story time for all ages. Wear your G-rated jammies.

 

Information


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

NEW 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
One .MIL computer is available (more coming soon)

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. 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

Other Resources Available

USAF Library Reserve  (call library 719-333-4665 for Login ID)
SIRSI OPAC (online public access catalog)
Mango Languages
Summer Reading Program
Zinio Magazine App
Universal Class
EBSCO Databases
Tutor.com
RBDigital (magazine, eBooks and audio books)
Chilton Automotive Manuals and small engine repair
CultureGrams™