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Kadena Library

Kadena library has a large selection of fiction and nonfiction for all ages and the space to sit and enjoy reading! Whether it’s a novel, a how-to book, a magazine or newspaper, a movie, or an online resource, we strive to have something for everyone.

Go on a reading adventure, learn a new skill with one of our online resources, or use one of the unique items in our Things collection, or stop in for one of our recurring programs or one-off special events!

Programs & Services

Check out our Online Card Catalog. 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. 

You will need your library card number and PIN information to access it. View Instructions on How To Access Our Online Database. If you need help, setting up an Overdrive account, click here. Please Contact Us if you have questions. 

  • 20,000 Books

  • 100 Newspaper & Magazine Subscriptions via AF and DoD electronic subscriptions

  • Computer Lab With 30 Single-sided Pages Of Free Printing Per Day

  • DVD Checkouts With No Rental Fee Or Late Fees

  • Free 3D Printing Services

  • Free Access to Research Databases

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Programs for all ages

  • Video Games for checkout

  • Free Checkout Of Items From Our “things” Collection Such As Boardgames, Novelty Cake Pans, Ukuleles, And Tarot Card Decks

Remote Access

Remote access to online resources such as:

  • Free ebooks and audiobooks
  • Free digital comic books
  • Free movies and music
  • Learning and research databases such as EBSCO and GALE

Account Information

Separate accounts are required for spouse and sponsor (minor dependents are allowed separate accounts but it is not required). The sponsor’s work email must be provided in order to create an account. Library accounts with the items that are 30 days overdue are placed in a “blocked” status and the sponsor’s chain of command is contacted.


  • Bestsellers, Non-Fiction / Fiction
  • Testing Study Materials (CLEP, ASVAB, DANTES, etc.)
  • Biographies and History
  • Business and Leadership
  • Overdrive Audio Books Online
  • eBooks Online
  • Computers & Technology
  • Fitness, Cooking, Crafts
  • Reference Books

Children's Programs

  • Story Time Readings
  • Summer Reading Program
  • Holiday Presentations
  • Crafts
  • Baby Time

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  • Online databases for learning Japanese

Other Non-Print Books and Services

  • Video Games
  • Board Games
  • DVDs
  • Music
  • Telescopes
  • Ukuleles
  • Character-shaped cake pans and Cookie cutters

Reference & Education

  • Books
  • Online Database and Resources
  • Military Databases through the AF Portal, AKO/DKO
  • Database Instruction, Inter-Library Loan Service

Computer Services

  • CAC capable computers
  • Free 3D printing services
  • Scanners
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Up to 30 free black/white prints per day
  • Online databases

Military Collections

  • Air Force Chief of Staff Collection 
  • Army Chief of Staff
  • Chief of Staff Reading Lists
  • Battle of the Bulge
  • Kadena/Fort Dix Ch. 60
  • World War II Collection 
  • POW / MIA Collection
  • Korean War Collection
  • Leadership
  • Six Sigma

Children's Collections

  • EASY
  • Board books
  • Young Adult
  • Fiction
  • Non-Fiction
  • Popular Series
  • Juvenile Chapter Books
  • Over-sized Books

Upcoming Events

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Kadena Library

Kadena AB, Building #451. Across from the Habu Fitness Center

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Wednesday
    10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday - Sunday
    10:00 am - 6:00 pm