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COVID-19 SAFETY

We are committed to ensuring the health and safety of our Soldiers, Family Members, Retirees, Civilians, and the entire community. Help us maintain a healthy community by adhering to the specific COVID-19 precautions listed below.

  • Library is now open for full browsing 
  • Computer Lab open and available to 8 customers at a time
  • Face coverings are required to be worn by all adult patrons and staff. Children over the age of 2 are encouraged to wear a face covering
  • Maximum capacity enforced within each facility
  • ALL masks must be solid material and cannot have a air ventilation filter option
  • Social distancing and sanitization precautions in place
  • Failure to comply may result in loss of privileges

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!

Loan Policies

All books check out for a period of three weeks with two renewals allowed provided it is not on reserve for another patron. Renewals may be made either in person or by telephone prior to the due date.

In compliance with our regulation, AR 735-17, we cannot charge patrons for overdue items. Patrons with overdue item(s) will not be able to check out any new materials until the overdue items have been returned.

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

Fairbanks Children's Museum Library Passes

The library has a new partnership with the Fairbanks Children's Museum!

You are able to check out a pass from the Library front desk, just ask one of the librarians!

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.

Swap Shelf
Paperback books are available to take or swap.

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 Xbox360, PS3, Wii and Nintendo DS formats. Games are available for a one-week loan period.

Copy & Faxing Services

Copying:

A copy machine is available to patrons for up to 20 single free copies.

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, tuturoing help, onlince 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.

Summer Reading Program

Online Resources: 

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

https://fortwainwright.beanstack.org/ 

Creation Station

Calling all crafters!

Starting July 10, reserve crafting equipment for up to 2 hours for FREE!

Crafting equipment available:

  • Singer Tradition 2259 sewing machine
  • Cricut Explore Air 2
  • Button Maker
  • COMING SOON: 3-D Printer

You must bring your own crafting supplies (vinyl, thread, needles, cardstock, etc.) *While supplies last, button and magnet supplies are available for purchase.
 

Contact us for more information at (907) 353-2642.

 

Go Green at Your Library

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Come to the Post Library for a fun upcycling project each month! 

 

  • Library
  • Operations may be affected by COVID-19. Reference COVID-19 Health Watch on our homepage for information.
  • Hours:
    Monday
    9:00am-6:00pm
    Tuesday
    9:00am-6:00pm
    Wednesday
    9:00am-6:00pm
    Thursday
    9:00am-6:00pm
    Friday
    9:00am-4:00pm
    Saturday
    10:00am-2:00pm
    Sunday
    Closed
    Training Holidays
    If Training Holiday falls on a Tuesday-Thursday: Normal Operating Hours. If Training Holidays falls on a Monday or Friday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.-2:00pm
    Federal Holidays
    Closed

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Crafternoons

Craft at the Post Library!

Jul 31 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Preschool Story Time

Enjoy a book at the library!

Aug 3 11 am - 11:45 am
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Undercover Librarian

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to sneak into the Library and dig into to the resources!

Aug 21 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Go Green at Your Library

Come out to your Post Library for a fun upcycling project!

Aug 28 12 pm - 1 pm
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Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading 2021 at DoD-MWR Libraries, will center around a theme of investigation and exploration: DIG DEEPER: READ, INVESTIGATE, DISCOVER!

Summer Reading Program

Summer Reading 2021 at DoD-MWR Libraries, will center around a theme of investigation and exploration: DIG DEEPER: READ, INVESTIGATE, DISCOVER!

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