Base Library

Building 722, (321) 494-6881

SEARCH OUR CATALOG & ONLINE DATABASE RESOURCES HERE. Sign-in with your library card number.

IT'S SHOWTIME @ YOUR LIBRARY - SUMMER READING

Read, log your minutes online or with the Beanstack app and earn prizes! Register now! Start logging your minutes Jun 1. Click to register @ Beanstack!

COMICON! SUMMER READING FINALE! - Aug 3

Get your Cosplay Gear ready!

  • Original theater production brought to you by the PAFB Library T.A.B. (Teen Advisory Board) and our summer readers!
  • Meet your favorite Heroes!
  • Superhero Story Time
  • Dungeons & Dragons Table
  • Upcycle Crafts - super hero style!
  • Wand-making 101

READERS ARE LEADERS

Guest Readers: Jun 14, 10:30 am; Patrick Rising IV.

READ TO A DOG: Meet Bentley

Certified therapy dog. Call 321-494-6881 for an appointment.

LIBRARY GAME DAY

First and third Thursday at 1 pm. Activity for homeschool families - have fun and socialize.

STITCHING CLUB

Join us on Tuesdays from 11 am to 1 pm in the Library's Conference Room. Learn something new or improve your stitching technique. Supplies and patterns are available with advance sign-up. Participants are welcome to bring existing projects for assistance or just for fun! Call 321-494-6881 to register.

STORY TIME: 10:30 am on Friday

This activity is offered for Preschool-age children every Friday at 10:30 am.

  • Jun 7: Meet Declan; Start of our Summer Reading Program
  • Jun 14: Career Day with the Rising IV
  • Jun 21: Music
  • Jun 28: Cartoons & Comics
  • Jul 5: No Story Time
  • Jul 12: Dance
  • Jul 19: Once Upon a Time
  • Jul 26: Super Hero Training Camp
  • Aug 2: Theater
  • Aug 9: Back to School
  • Aug 16: Ms. Marta Day
  • Aug 23: Breakfast Club
  • Aug 30: Spirit Day

MAKER DAYS

Wednesdays @ 1 pm, Jun 5 - Jul 31. Maker Day is for chilcren 7 yrs. and up. Participate and earn an activity badge redeemable for prizes!
  • Jun 5: Felties
  • Jun 12: Bits & bots
  • Jun 19: Make Your Escape
  • Jun 26: Egg Drop
  • Jul 3: No maker day
  • Jul 10: Ancient Engineering
  • Jul 17: Improv Theater
  • Jul 24: Set Design & Props
  • Jul 31: Book Trailers

UPCYCLE CRAFTING:

First Saturday of the month at 1 pm for adults and teens. Mar: book sculpture, Apr: Bunny, May: Bunting/Banners, Jun: Tea Party.

COSPLAY CLASS: Second Saturday of the month, 1 pm.

Jun: Crowns & Tiaras, Jul: Shields, Aug: Furry ears & tail, Sep: Masks.

TEEN ADVISORY BOARD: Second Saturday of the month, 11:30 am for teens.

STEAM program is a summer reading event.

DOWNLOAD FREE MUSIC!

Registered Patrick AFB Library customers can download free music! Customers must come to the library to register for access. Once registered, our users can go to: Freegal Music, log in and download four songs per week for the entire year.

INTERESTED IN LEARNING SOMETHING NEW? TRY UNIVERSAL CLASS

Universal Class Library Edition is a powerful online continuing education service. Call for details or check it out through the AF Portal!

Check out online resources from Air Force Library & Information Systems!

  • RB Digital Magazines
  • Comics Plus for over 16,000 comics and graphic novels
  • Artist Works Music and Art Instruction
  • IndieFlix for classic movies and streaming video
  • Quello concerts for full length concerts and music documentaries

Access these online resources and more with your Patrick AFB Library card!

We now offer the Mango Languages online language-learning system to our patrons.

Mango is free for all eligible library patrons and can be accessed anywhere with an Internet connection. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. The courses are presented with an appreciation for cultural nuance and real-world application by focusing on the four key elements of language learning: vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture. Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language. In addition to traditional language courses, Mango also offers the opportunity to learn through foreign film with Mango Premiere™ and access to a variety of specialty mini courses, like Pirate, Medical Spanish and romance courses. Mango can be accessed at the library, remotely, or even on-the-go with apps for iPhone®, Android™, Kindle® and Nook®. To learn more about Mango, stop by the library. You can register for Mango with your Patrick AFB Library card!

New for CLEP/DSST and more!

  • Prepare for military tests
  • Study for CLEP® exams, DSST® tests, the TOEFL iBT® test, the IELTS test, SAT®s, GED and more
  • Brush up on math, science, reading, writing, grammar and computer skills
  • Access resources that help active military transition to civilian careers
  • Prepare for career certification exams
  • Prepare for the GED®, HiSET® and TASC™ tests
  • Discover careers that match your interests and skills and search for jobs and internships
Access with your Patrick AFB Library card!.

Library Resources Include:

  • Best sellers in print, on audio and downloadable formats
  • CSAF Reading List / http://www.af.mil/information/csafreading/index.asp
  • High-Speed Internet Access (WI-FI hot-spot)
  • Workstations with Microsoft Office Software
  • Movies on DVD& Blu Ray
  • Games for Xbox, Wii and Playstation
  • Children's and Young Adult collections

Additional database resources are available via the Patrick Library Online Catalog or the Air Force Portal. See library staff for access assistance.

Lifelong Learning & Education Resources

  • CLEP/Dante's test prep materials in print and online.
  • College and Homeschooling support collection featuring diverse content on audio and DVD
  • Early literacy resources
  • Inter-Library Loan Service
  • Private study rooms
  • Private Media rooms
  • Fully Equipped Conference Room

Educational Links

On Base and Local University Links