SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2021
The DoD Library's Summer Reading Program runs June 1st - August 3.
To register and log reading minutes visit macdill.beanstack.org
Download the Beanstack Tracker App on your personal device using your app store to easily time and record your reading minutes.
Using the app or your device log in your daily reading minutes. As your child(ren) reach minute milestones, you can come into the library to pick up earned prizes. Prizes will be awarded to top readers in different age categories at the end-of-summer reading program on August 7th, 11am in the base theater.
Prizes will be awarded while supplies last. Programming activities will be held at the library and through the beanstack tracker app throughout the summer!
LIBRARY ONLINE CATALOG
Find out if your favorite book or that hard to find novel is at the MacDill library. Simply search the online catalog and if a copy is available you may either visit the base library to check it out in person, or you may reserve a copy of the book by placing it on hold. When the book is ready, the library will contact you by phone or email and you have 3 business days to pick up your book.
Your username is your library card and the password is the 4-digit# assigned by the MacDill library, which should be handwritten on your card. If you would like to change or have forgotten your password stop by the front desk or call us.
40k FREE REASONS TO GET YOUR MACDILL LIBRARY CARD
Enjoy FREE access to:
digital magazines, digital comics, The Great Courses videos and music lessons (Artistworks).
Also, access to the Great Courses Library Collection which includes videos on topics such as History, Science, Hobbies & Leisure, Food & Wine, Philosophy & Religion, Literature & Languages, Travel, Music, & Much More!
Use your library card number and credientals to access the LIBBY website today!
Unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics to library patrons on any web connected device.
FREE MANGO LANGUAGE SERVICES
Log in and access hundreds of languages. Must have a current library card to register.
GALE VIRTUAL REFERENCE LIBRARY
Find all the information available at your DoD library in one place. eReference book titles on a multitude of subject areas.
Military OneSource's DoD MWR Digital Library provides access to resources for Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard members and DoD civilians, plus their family members, without the need for a CAC or Library card.
MilitaryOneSource provides a wide range of services, including: language translation services, non-medical counseling, tax consultation & filing, health & wellness coaching, financial counseling, child & youth behavioral military & family life counseling, and MORE!
Click above logo, log in (first-time users must create an account first) and select any of the Libraries links under "On & Off Base Living".
Questions? Call 800-342-9647.
(Live Online Chat is also available.)
PROFESSIONAL TUTOR ANYTIME
Get help from a professional tutor anytime you need it with Tutor.com. These services are FREE for all Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve members and all dependents of military personnel. Tutors are online and available to help 24/7.
They offer assistance in 16 different subject areas, writing an effective resume, and professional proofreading. Free mobile companion "Tutor.com To Go" for iPad, iPhone & iPod Touch is also available.
Select the logo to ensure you meet eligibility requirements; then set up your free account!
MOVIES, MUSIC & MORE
Hoopla is a digital media service that allows users to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on their computers, tablets, phones, or TV. With no waiting, users can borrow up to 5 titles per month. These titles can either be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later via the hoopla app (iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, and Roku). PLEASE NOTE: Site does NOT support Internet Explorer (IE).
To register for an account, simply click the above Hoopla logo, enter your email address and create a password.
PRESSREADER DIGITAL NEWSPAPERS
Delivers digital access to over 7,000 full text, fill page format newspapers from more than 120 countries in over 60 difference languages.
FREE ONLINE BUSINESS & TECH LEARNING
Register to use the O'Reilly Online Learning App
CONTINUING ED COURSES
Over 500 online continuing ed classes! Visit the front desk for your access code.
LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY DoD TEST PREP
The Learning Express Library is specifically tailored to accommodate the needs of current and retired service members with assistance in various testing prep, military transition to civilian careers guidance, career certification prep, test prep and resources available for elementary, middle school, high school and college students, popular software programs tutorials (i.e., Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop), and much more. Please note: Patrons can only register for this service through a library staff member. Please call the library for access.
Defense Technical Information Center (Search research reports & DoD websites)
Statistical Resources on the Web: Military and Defense (University of Michigan Documents Center)
Open CRS (Congressional Research Service Reports)
USA.gov (U.S. Government Information)
MacDill Thunderbolt (base newspaper)
Get help with homework, studying, projects, essay writing and test prep in every subject! tutor.com offers free, unlimited online tutoring. To take advantage of this FREE service, first, stop by the front desk to get a password.
Then, visit tutor.com to get a tutor!
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PROGRAMS OFF BASE
The Hillsborough County Public Libraries offers a calendar of events for teens in the area.