The Marine Corps Base Hawaii library supports the educational, recreational, and lifelong learning needs of all Service members and their families. We provide materials for circulation, space for studying and browsing, and a variety of programs designed to encourage literacy for all ages. A small branch library is available at Camp Smith. See this Library Brochure (PDF) for some commonly asked questions and additional information.
Contact us at: 808-254-7624
All events are also posted on Facebook, click this link, MCBH Library, for more information.
Summer Reading Program is Back!
Sign up, read books, log what you’ve read and win a prize!
The program runs until July 21. Keep track of how many minutes of reading you do and log it online at MCCSHawaii.Beanstack.org. Participate in Storytime and other events all summer. Come to the closing party on July 21 from 1200-1400 for our final activities and the prize drawing. See this Summer Reading PDF (3MB) for complete details.
Adobe Photoshop for Beginners
This class will show you how to get started using Photoshop. If you have your own laptop with Photoshop installed (free trial version available online), please bring it. There are a limited number of library laptops available to borrow. This class is open to Active Duty, DoD Civilians, Retirees, and their dependents. You must have base access to attend. Thu, August 9, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Click here to register for this class.
Interested in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math? Sign up for our STEM program workshops. Click here to go to find out more information and sign up for our workshops.
- Books and audiobooks
- DVDs, music CDs, and video games
- Public PCs with scanning and printing capabilities
- Copier and fax machine (available for a fee)
- Test preparation materials
- Free WiFi
- Study area
- Magazines and newspapers
- Downloadable ebooks and eaudiobooks
- Commandant’s Reading List collection
- Nooks available for circulation
- iPads available for in house use
- Access to electronic databases
- Programs for adults, young adults, and children
Enhance your creativity, learn a new skill, and make something you can use! The Base Library Makerspace is designed to give you the tools you need to create something, whether it’s technology oriented or hands-on crafting.
Technology available for use in the library: Laptops loaded with the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Intuos Pen and Touch tablets, a 3D scanner, and a high quality photo scanner.
3D Printing: create a design, and library staff will print it for you. See this 3D information flyer to learn how to submit your own design to be printed in 3D!
Take it, Make it: Borrow kits designed to teach you a new skill. Visit this link for guides on how to use the kits. Kits include:
- Little Bits
- Raspberry Pi
- Makey Makey
- Squishy Circuits
You can also borrow specialty cake pans, GoPros, and coloring books with colored pencils.
Make it at the library!