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Per DoD guidance, masks are now optional within the Family and MWR facilities regardless of vaccination status at Fort Wainwright. The Fairbanks North Star Borough is currently listed at Low for community transmission by the CDC. Please remain flexible as the community levels may change and restrictions could return. We thank you for your efforts and support.

Our vision is to provide the community of Fort Wainwright access to high quality materials and programs to support the mission and lifelong learning goals for Soldiers, Family Members, Retirees, and DoD Employees.

The Library supports special, recreation, professional and academic interests. Wireless Internet, computers, audio books, DVDs, video games, music, children and adult books, are available.

Check out the online catalog to see what's available!

Summer Reading Program 2022

Are you ready to accept an adventurous challenge to "Read Beyond The Beaten Path"?  The 2022 DoD MWR Summer Reading Program is from May 14 to August 6.  Sign up for fun and discovery this summer at the Post Library!  Pick up your Summer Reading t-shirt and join us for activities, crafts, and more all summer long.

Read Beyond the Beaten Path combines camp, adventure, and skill development.  Summer camp at the library can encompass many remarkable and delightful summer experiences such as hiking, campfires, stories, and s'mores.  Who doesn’t love a s’more?

Sign up for the 2022 DoD-MWR Summer Reading Program

-Visit https://fortwainwright.beanstack.org/reader365

-Create an account and register an individual or family

-Log your minutes 

-Earn prizes at the Post Library!

-Reach your reading goals!

Summer Reading Program Resources

Online Resources: 

http://mwrlibrary.armybiznet.com/search~S49 

https://fortwainwright.beanstack.org/ 

  • Go GREEN at your Library!

    Go GREEN at your Library!

  • Preschool Story Time

    Preschool Story Time

  • Fairbanks Children's Museum Family Passes

    Fairbanks Children's Museum Family Passes

    Now available for check out at the Post Library!

  • UAF - Museum of the North Family Passes now available for check out at the Post Library!

    UAF - Museum of the North Family Passes now available for check out at the Post Library!

Loan Policies

Patrons may renew materials using the online catalog, in person, or by phone prior to the due date. 

Lost or damaged materials must be reported and restitution made in accordance with AR 735-17.

Computer Use

Computer Area
Need a place to do research, write reports, keep in touch with family or surf the Internet? The library has PCs available. If you prefer to bring your own laptop you can connect to our WiFi in the lounge area.

Printer Use

Printers are available for computer users. There is a $.10 per page fee for printing.

Books & Audio

Check out new bestsellers in Adult, Young Adult and Children's fiction and non-fiction! We also have a special Alaskana collection which is available for checkout. If a book you are looking for is not on hand the staff can request the item from another library or add it to their next order.

Audio Books
Electronic Books, & Audio Books- The library has wide selection of books through our online resources.

Periodicals
If you want to keep up with current events the library is the place for you. We have access to many titles electronically through our online resources.

DVDs & Video Games

DVDs
An assortment of almost 3000 movies and TV series. Movies are available for a one-week loan period and TV series are available for a two-week load period.

Video Games
The library is has video games! We have new releases in Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch, along with games for the Wii. Games are available for a one-week loan period.

Copy & Faxing Services

Copying:

A copy machine is available to patrons for$.10 a page.

Faxing:

The library is available to both send and receive faxes at no charge.

Free Online Resources

Looking to continue your education or expand your knowledge? Check out the Library's free online resources which include books, magazines, audiobooks, educational resources, Ancestry, tutoring help, online concerts, and much more! They are free to use with your library account. 

Statewide Library Electronic Doorway (SLED)

The Statewide Library Electronic Doorway, is a public service providing easy
and equitable access to electronic information. By logging onto
http://sled.alaska.edu patrons are granted access to the free reference
database - please contact the library for the passwords +1(907)353-2642.

  • Library
  • Per DoD guidance, masks are now optional within the Family and MWR facilities regardless of vaccination status at Fort Wainwright. The Fairbanks North Star Borough is currently listed at Low for community transmission by the CDC. Please remain flexible as the community levels may change and restrictions could return. We thank you for your efforts and support.
  • Hours:
    Monday
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Tuesday
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Wednesday
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Thursday
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Friday
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed
    Training Holidays
    9:00am-5:00pm
    Federal Holidays
    Closed
    June 10
    Closed

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