An official army family and MWR Site

Center Library

Open to Authorized Patrons.

Offering curbside pickup of materials for Patrons. Patrons can request items by phone or email.

  • Center Library's email address: https://web-mont04.mail.mil/owa/usarmy.rucker.imcom-atlantic.mbx.dfmwr--center-library@mail.mil
  • Gmail account: ftruckercenterlibrary@gmail.com

Once items are available, the patron will be notified and allowed to pick them up during a designated time.

Reopening Guidelines:

  • Limited number of computer workstations in accordance with social distancing requirements.
  • 1 Family or 4 patrons at a time in the Children's Room and Middle Grade Room.
  • Social gatherings are prohibited.
  • You must be wearing a face covering to enter the facility. 
  • Makerspace and toys area is prohibited.
  • Regular fee-based services such as faxing, laminating, book sale, etc. will resume.
  • Curbside service still available.
  • Take home crafts and virtual programming will continue in lieu of in-person programming.

For the Center Library Catalog, please follow the link below:

MWR Library Catalog

To get to the MWR Library Online Resources, please follow the link below:

MWR Library Online Resources


Fort Rucker Center Library

The Center Library is your resource for knowledge, communication and entertainment. Library accounts are available to all military and government civilian ID card holders and their dependents.

The library has 19 high-speed public access internet computers, high speed WiFi for laptops, photo copier, individual study areas, and a digital scanner. We offer free FAX service to all toll free and DSN numbers as well as incoming and long-distance FAX service at a nominal fee.

The Center Library offers free monthly and seasonal programming for our community as well as special activities, story time, and guest speaker events.

The Center Library is also proud to offer its patrons free reference assistance for all personal and academic research requirements, and access to online databases through our catalog. Inter-library loan services are offered on a case-by-case basis.

Whatever your information and entertainment needs, please allow the excellent staff of the Center Library the privilege of serving you often. As with all Family & MWR programming, Center Library is EFMP friendly!

Center Library Policies

Library accounts can be opened for all Military and Civilian Employees who work on post, as well as their dependents.

  1. Individual accounts can be opened for military sponsors and family members possessing valid ID cards, including children. (Parents have the option to place a block on their child’s account, limiting the types of items allowed for checkout.)
  2. Individual accounts can be opened for DA and DoD civilians who work on post, as well as dependents who live with the sponsor. Proof of employment as well as proof of residence for dependents must be provided. Dependent privileges will be reviewed and renewed annually.
  3. Individual accounts can be opened for contractors who work on post.
  4. ID card/Library card must be presented in order to check out materials.
  5. Cardholder or sponsor is responsible for all materials checked out on their family’s accounts.
  6. Accounts must be in good standing when clearing post.  Lost items may be replaced or paid for.

 

Checkout Policy

  1. Books, Music CDs, Audio Books, and Rosetta Stone packages are checked out for 3 weeks.  Limit 1 Rosetta Stone per card.
  2. TV series on DVD are checked out for 2 weeks. 
  3. DVDs and Video Games check out for 1 week. Limit 10 DVDs and 5 Video Games per card.

 

Internet Policy

  1. Patrons must sign in and out at the circulation desk before using the Internet computers.
  2. There is a 1 hour time limit on the Internet if others are waiting.
  3. Patrons may print or copy: first page is free; each additional page is 15¢.
  4. As the Center Library is a family library, access to sexually explicit material is prohibited.

 

Fax Policy

  1. Items can be faxed to the Library at a cost of 15¢ per page (first page is free).  Please inform the Library staff if you wish to have something faxed to the Library.
  2. Items can be faxed from the Library for free if the number is Toll Free or DSN.  The fee for sending long distance faxes is $2.00 for the first page and 50 cents for each subsequent page. A cover sheet is provided free of charge.

 

Overdue Policy:

Not returning Library materials in a timely manner will result in suspension of Library privileges and/or informing the sponsor’s chain of command.

Manage Your Library Account

Your online account allows you to renew books, place holds, track your reading history, and access the online resources.

Go to the Center Library online catalog to manage your account.
*You must come to the Library to create your account.

Event Calendar / Programs

Monthly:

  • Pajama Storytime

Pajama Story Time will be held on the first Thursday of the month from 6 pm till 7 pm. This is a fun way to enhance parent-child interaction in a nighttime setting. Wear your comfiest PJs and bring your favorite stuffed animal as we sing, dance, and read stories. Open to authorized patrons and EFMP friendly.

Our collection includes:
  • Books (adult, childern's, and young adult)
  • DVDs
  • Audio-books
  • Music CDs
  • Newspapers & Magazines
  • Video Games
  • Foreign Language Books
  • Rosetta Stone Learning CDs
  • Test Preparation Manuals
  • Graphic Novels
  • Large Print Books
  • Framed Art for Circulation
  • Center Library
  • Hours:
    No classes or scheduled activities, and adjusted hours of operation UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
    Monday
    10:00am-5:00pm
    Tuesday
    10:00am-5:00pm
    Wednesday
    10:00am-5:00pm
    Thursday
    10:00am-5:00pm
    Friday
    10:00am-5:00pm
    Saturday
    10:00am-2:00pm
    Sunday
    Closed
    Federal Holidays
    Closed
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Teen Book Club

Center Library

Sep 17 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Teen Book Club

Center Library

Sep 17 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Story Time

Center Library

Sep 18 10:15 am - 11 am

Story Time

Center Library

Sep 25 10:15 am - 11 am
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Pajama Story Time

Pajama Story Time

Oct 1 6 pm - 7 pm
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Pajama Story Time

Pajama Story Time

Oct 1 6 pm - 7 pm

Story Time

Center Library

Oct 2 10:15 am - 11 am
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Story Time

Center Library

Oct 2 10:15 am - 11 am
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Story Time

Center Library

Oct 9 10:15 am - 11 am
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Teen Book Club

Center Library

Oct 15 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Story Time

Center Library

Oct 16 10:15 am - 11 am

Adult Book Club: Literary League

Center Library

Oct 20 5 pm - 6 pm
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