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Library

Located in building 451
Kadena DSN • 634-1502

Hours of Operation 
Monday – Wednesday • 10 am – 8 pm
Thursday – Sunday • 10 am – 6 pm

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Go on a literary adventure. Connect with e-resources. Learn a new language.
We have a huge selection of fiction and nonfiction works for all ages in addition to computerized catalogs for easy reference. You can also get a head start on tutoring, studying or homeschooling with our multitude of educational materials including online databases, CDs and DVDs, video and audio disks, periodicals and books.

You can study and work right here on our computers, complete with internet access. Parents and children will enjoy our children’s room filled to the brim with age-appropriate books.

Also home to:
• Free internet service and Wi-Fi
• Free delivery for inter-library loan requests
• Free books on our swap shelf.

We offer:
• Youth, Teen, and Adult Programs
• Video and DVD checkouts with no rental or late fees
• No fines on overdue materials
• Language programs
• Learning databases such as EBSCO Host and GALE
• E-books for Kindles, e-readers and more!

Registration Rules
• Only one account is created per family. Accounts are created in the sponsor’s name.
• A valid e-mail address must be provided at the time of registration. Overdue notices and other correspondence will be sent via e-mail.
• Library items must be returned by the stated due date or overdue notices will be sent to the sponsor’s First Sergeant. Borrowing privileges will be suspended if materials are overdue 30 days or more.
• DVDs may not be renewed, but all other items may be renewed once.

Youth Programs
Story Time
Wednesdays • 10 am – 11 am
Arts and crafts time to follow.

Children’s Book Corner
Check out the latest children’s books!

Language Programs
We offer a variety of language programs online and inside the library, including Rosetta Stone and Transparent Language. Click here to learn more about Transparent Language, or visit the Library to check out our Rosetta Stone discs.

Reference Links
Check out our Reference Links to find research databases, news and more.

Kadena Library Book Club Selections
Join our Book Club and discover new authors and favorite titles!
Every 2nd Wednesday of the month: 6:30pm
Ages 18 & UP

Below is the 2016 book list:

January: Narcopolis by Jeet Thayil

February : The Martian by Andy Weir

March : The Winner by David Baldacci

April: Purity by Jonathan Franzen

May: The Daybreakers  by Louis L’ Amour

June: Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kayson

July: Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

August: Handle With Care by Jodi Picoult

September: Be Safe, I Love You by Cara Hoffman

October: The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

November: Bird Box by Josh Malerman

DecemberLight Between Oceans by M.L.Stedman

Zinio
Find the magazine that connects to you. Zinio is an online collection of over 600 popular magazines that can be accessed online via computer or any mobile device. Once registered, you’ll have access to all of your subscriptions in full color from anywhere in the world. You can choose to stream your magazine selections or download them to your device or PC.

Visit the Library for your access code, then click here for access.

CLEP iPod Touch Exams
Study up for your exams in Social Science, English and the ASVAB with our convenient iPod Touch devices. Check one out for up to three weeks while you get ready for your exam.
Patrons are responsible for damage or loss and must sign out through the library. iPods come with a USB charger and headphones.

Check out an iPod Touch from the Library.

Universal Class
With over 500 online courses, it’s easy to see why Universal Class is a go-to resource. Covering a wide range of subjects and levels, these online courses are available 24/7 and are instructor-led and self-paced. Get a full learning experience with streaming video, helpful tutors and a social networking. Subject areas include but aren’t limited to:
• Computers and technology
• Personal finance
• Crafts and hobbies
• Professional development

Visit the Library for your access code, then click here for access.

Transparent Language
Immerse yourself in a new culture by learning one of over 80 languages offered through Transparent Language.
This program is offered to U.S. Air Force active duty, Air National Guard, reservists, retirees and their family members. Air Force civilian employees and contractors who are eligible to use a U.S. Air Force Library may also register. To register, visit the Kadena Library. Once your registration is complete you can log into Transparent Language with your ID and password at any computer with Internet access. Transparent Language is not available for tablets, iPads or iPods.

Visit the Library to register, then log in with your ID and password here.

LearningExpress Library
Study for your military exam. Get certified. Improve your software skills. All with LearningExpress Library. These self-paced courses and tutorials are available to anyone at a variety of learning levels. LearningExpress includes practice tests, exercises, courses, e-books and information on a variety of topics such as:
• Microsoft Office Suite
• Adobe applications
• Military and college test prep, including ASVAB, AFOQT, ASTB and AFAST
• Civil Service licensure prep
• Adult skills building
• Resume writing

First-time users must access the LearningExpress Library website from the Air Force Portal to set up an account. After that you can access the LearningExpress Library from your home computer, tablet or smartphone.

Visit the Library for your access code, then click here for access.
Already registered? Please sign up for LearningExpress 3.0 via the link above!

EBSCOhost
Gain access to powerful research tools for school assignments, research papers and more. EBSCOhost also offers e-books, audiobooks and databases ranging from a third grade level all the way to PhD.

Click here for access 

Gale Databases
Gale features over 10 databases to answer your academic, military or health questions. This is a great resource for college and high school students or anybody that just needs information.

Click here for access

MorningStar
This highly respected financial rating service provides information on stocks and mutual funds. It’s updated daily and includes recommendations, analyst reports, international stocks and funds, exchange traded funds and industry indexes that rate company performances. A special feature also allows you to see how two or more stocks, funds or ETFs could work together as a portfolio.

Access MorningStar through the Air Force Portal. (CAC required)

Tutor.com
Tutor.com is the world’s leading provider of online tutoring and educational support, currently serving thousands of tutoring sessions each day worldwide to U.S. military members and their families.

Click here for access

Peterson’s Education Resource Center
A collection of books and sample tests for CLEP, GED, SAT, GRE, ASVAB and other exams. Peterson’s also includes Resume Edge for help with federal and civilian resumes.

Visit the Library to register, then log in with your ID and password here.

OverDrive
OverDrive is an online service providing e-books, audio books, movies and music to Air Force library patrons. New content is added weekly, and mobile apps are available for Apple and Android devices. See a list of supported devices on the OverDrive website and visit the Kadena Base Library to register for an account.

OverDrive e-mail self registration instructions. Or click here for access.

ProQuest Safari Books Online
This is the e-reference resource for technology and business with over 31,000 e-books, videos and tutorials available. Subjects include Internet and online business, networking, data mining, business management and administration, current affairs, personal development, hospitality, tourism and more.

Click here for access.

OneClickdigital
Access hundreds of downloadable audio books in .mp3 and .wma format. Along with current and popular fiction and non-fiction titles, OneClickdigital also features the Chief of Staff reading list. Apps are available for Apple and Android devices. Visit the Library to learn more.

Click here for access.

TumbleBook Library
TumbleBook Library is an online collection of storybooks, read-alongs, videos, puzzles and games, language learning resources and non-fiction books. TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books that teach children the joy of reading, and are a great way to share a book with your kids. This site requires the Macromedia Flash plug-in, which you can download for free.

Click here for access.

Tumble Audio Books
For readers of all ages, these audio books include fiction and non-fiction titles, biography, history, politics, humor, self-help, education and science books, as well as classics, children’s books and works read in Spanish.

Click here for access.

TumbleBookCloud Junior
An online collection of e-books and read-alongs, chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos and audio books. These are designed for children in grades 2 through 6 and can be use from any device with an internet connection.

Click here for access.

TumbleBookCloud
An online collection of e-books, chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos and audio books. These TumbleBooks are designed for children in grades 7 through 12 and can be used from any device with an internet connection.

Click here for access.

News Bank
With unmatched U.S. news content from local, regional and national sources, this resource is the largest of its kind. Check the latest issue of “Air Force Times” online as well as periodicals like “Foreign Affairs,” “Newsbank,” “Parenting” and “Popular Science.”

Click here for access.

Encyclopedia Britannica Public Library Edition
A trusted name in reference catalogs, the Encyclopedia Britannica provides definititions on more than thousands of search terms.

Click here for access.

CultureGrams
Learn more about other countries, the U.S. and even Canada. A Kids’ Edition provides learning opportunities for young explorers.

Click here for access.

OnlineNewspapers.com
Stay current with full-text newspaper articles on local issues, politics, events, celebrations, people and business in cities around the U.S. and the world. Over 10,000 links to newspapers are cataloged by countries and states.

Click here for access.

New England Journal of Medicine
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new research findings, review articles and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practices.

Click here for access.


The Following are Available through the Air Force Portal
Access the Air Force Portal using your CAC and password. When the home page of the portal comes up, access the library tab on the end of the blue menu that runs across the top of the page. Click on the library tab (not on any of the drop down menu items). This will bring you to the library home page. In the center of the screen you will see two columns, Spotlight and News as well as Reference Services. If you move down the page you will see the icons for each of below listed databases.

CountryWatch
CountryWatch is a world leader in providing country specific geopolitical intelligence on each of the 192 countries of the world.

Stratfor
One of the world’s leading global intelligence firms, providing clients with geopolitical analysis, industry, and country forecasts to mitigate risk and identify opportunities. Click on the second Stratfor link for access.

Faulkner Security Management Practices
A source for critical management issues applicable to providing enterprise-wide security for IT networks and communication information services.