Eielson Library

Read, Learn, & Create!


Monday - Tuesday | 9am - 7pm
Wednesday - Friday | 9am - 6pm
Saturday | 10am - 2pm
Closed Federal Holidays


Eielson City Center, Bldg. 3310
Basement Level

Programs & Services

The Eielson Library has a wide variety of services and activities for all ages and offers an extensive array of materials and resources including the latest bestsellers, periodicals, newspapers, journals, DVDs, and CD audiobooks. 

Our knowledgeable staff can help you find fiction and non-fiction books to suit any literary craving, electronic resources, professional reference services, programs, library orientations, computers, study and small meeting space, and more! 

Here you will find the information you need for research papers, professional military education, and other needs. The Library offers outstanding collections for children and young adults.

Plus, don’t miss out on our many activities including craft classes, whodunits, story time for kids, seasonal activities, and our amazing Summer Reading Program!

  • 20,000+ Items
  • Online Newspaper & Magazine Subscriptions via AF and DoD electronic subscriptions
  • Government Access Computers
  • CLEP/DSST Study Guides
  • Computers
  • Free Printing & Copying Services (Limit of 10)
  • Photocopier/Fax Machine/Scanner
  • Free Access to Research Databases
  • Maps
  • Manga
  • CD Audiobooks
  • DVDs/TV Series
  • Video Games
  • Board Games
  • Gold Pans
  • Happy Lights
  • 3D Printing Access
  • Study Areas

With Libby, you can borrow FREE ebooks, digital audiobooks, and magazines from your library. All you need is your DoD ID Number.

  • Install the Libby app from your device’s app store or visit libbyapp.com from your internet browser.
  • In Libby, follow the prompts to find your library and sign in by answering the questions below:
  1. Do you have a library card? YES
  2. How would you like to continue? Search For A Library
  3. You can search for your library by name or branch location: Department of Defense
  4. Add a library card for Department of Defense so you can borrow titles and place holds. Sign In With My Card
  5. Where do you use your library card? DOD MWR Libraries
  6. At this library, you sign into your card via a secure website. We’ll open this site for you now. Next
  • Once redirected to dodmwrlibraries.org, verify your Eligibility with your DoD ID Number and Date of Birth. Submit
  • You will be taken back to the Libby app. You can Rename Card or select Next

If you always want to read books with Kindle, go to: Menu > Settings > Read Books With… > Kindle

Hoopla Registration Instructions

  1. Go to daf.dodmwrlibraries.org
  2. Click Login (top right of page)
  3. Enter your DoD ID number and Date of Birth, click Submit
  4. Click Digital Collections (A-Z) (upper right of page)
  5. Click eBooks and Audiobooks
  6. Under Hoopla, click Access
  7. Once redirected to Hoopla, click Let's Go!
  8. Enter your desired email and password, then click Complete Registration

Use this email/password to log in to the Hoopla website or app.

CLEP, DSST, AFOQT: Study Materials & Practice Exams

LearningExpress Library is a DoD-funded resource with online practice tests and study guides for common college & military standardized tests.

STEP 1: Access EBSCO LearningExpress from the AF Portal or DoDMWRLibraries.org

Access from a CAC-enabled computer:

  • Log into the AF Portal
  • Click on “Library & Resources” on the top menu bar
  • Click on “Online Resources”
  • Click on “Educational Resources”
  • Click on “LearningExpress Library DoD Test Prep”

Access from a personal device:

  • Go to DoDMWRLibraries.org
  • Click “Log In”
  • Verify your Eligibility with your DoD ID Number and Date of Birth, click "Submit"
  • Click on “Digital Collections (A-Z)"
  • Click on “Continuing Education"
  • Under "EBSCO LearningExpress" click on "Access"
  • Once redirected to learningexpresshub.com, click on "Sign In/Register"
  • Under "New User?" click on "Register"

STEP 2: Register for your FREE account!

STEP 3: Once your account is created you can use your login information to access your account on any device from EBSCO LearningExpress
No need to go through the AF Portal or DoDMWRLibraries.com after you complete step #2!

After logging into your account:

CLEP/DSST Study Guides & Practice Exams

  • Click on “Prepare for CLEP and DSST Exams”
  • Choose CLEP or DSST
  • Choose your subject!

AFOQT Study Guide & Practice Exams

  • Click on “Active Military”
  • Click on “Prepare for Military Tests”
  • Choose your test!

Book Buddy Kits

The library is now offering Book buddy Kits for checkout. The kit is a clear backpack that contains up to 5 picture books and a matching character plushie. Kits may be checked out for 3 weeks.

Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is the process by which a library requests material from, or supplies material to, another library. ILL allows you to obtain materials from other libraries that are not held by our Library, or that may be checked out by other patrons.

Please check the library's catalog before requesting materials. When submitting an interlibrary loan request, please provide as much citation information as is known (Title, Author(s), Year of Publication, Edition, ISBN, Publisher). Customers may submit multiple items per email request.

When the item arrives, you will receive a notification indicating that it is ready for pick up.

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We Offer 3D Printing

Want to learn about 3D Printers?

Schedule some one-on-one time with us and we'll teach you the basics of 3D printing. 


Thingiverse.com hosts a large amount of models that are free to print.
Tinkercad.com is a browser based modeling tool with an easy-to-use interface.
Blender is a free and open-source 3D software that can export to .stl and .obj files

learn more & submit a request

Returning Items

Materials can be turned in at the library's circulation desk or the outdoor book drop, located in front of our building, the Eielson City Center.

How are we doing?

Your comments and suggestions are welcomed through the Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) Website.