What newspapers and magazines are available?
The library receives weekly and monthly periodicals. Daily newspapers include the Rapid City Journal, and weekly newspapers include Air Force Times and Army Times.
Who can use the library?
Active duty and their family members, retirees, DoD civilian employees, and contractors are permitted to use the library and all of its resources.
How do I place reservations or holds for items?
You can place most items on hold online, by phone, or in person. We will notify you by phone when the item(s) become available. The exception is entertainment DVD’s, which can be placed on hold by phone or in person as long as it isn’t a new item.
Does the library have DVD’s and audiobooks?
The Holbrook Library has a collection of both DVD’s and audiobooks (both recreational and educational) for both adults and children. Users may check out 7 DVD’s for 7 days. New release DVD’s are marked with a green dot, and only 1 new release DVD can be checked out per family at a time. Audiobook checkouts are for 2 weeks.
Does the library have computers and internet services?
The library has computers for mission, educational support, and personal use. Downloading and installing of programs is not allowed. This is due to security, licensing, and virus considerations. Printing is free, but is limited to 10 sheets of paper per user to comply with the library’s print policy. All patrons must have a valid identification card and library card in their possession.
How I renew my materials?
Books and audiobooks can be renewed online through the E-Catalog. You must renew your materials before they go overdue. Once the item is overdue, you must bring the item to the library for renewal. Most library materials have the option of renewal, and can be renewed in person, online, or by phone. The only exception is entertainment DVD’s and CLEP/DANTES materials, which must be renewed in person (not online or by phone).
Do you have CLEP and DANTES materials?
These books are checked out for 2 weeks with the option to renew twice if no other patrons have the material on hold. In addition to these books, the general nonfiction collection of the library supports basic information covered within the test preparation guides. Also, there is access to a website that assists learners with test preparation – Peterson’s online. The Peterson’s website can be accessed in our Research area of the website.