Kadena Library

From online resources and a wide selection of books to programs and events for every age, Kadena Library is the best place to go for all of your entertainment needs.

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Monday – Wednesday 10 am – 8 pm 
Thursday- Sunday 10 am – 6 pm
Holidays Closed 

Located in building 451

DSN: 634-1502
Cellphone: Please dial 098-938-1111 wait for the dial tone and then enter 634-1502


Welcome to the Kadena Library

Our top of the line facility is the place to go for anything book related on Kadena. Find out more about our services by clicking the links below!

Learn more about the Kadena Library!

Adult Programs

Buy, Borrow, Bypass Book Club
3rd Wednesday • 6:30 pm
Ages 18 & up
Pick a book you want to read based on our monthly themes and come discuss whether you would recommend buying, borrowing, or bypassing it! See themes for the upcoming months below!

Adult Book Club
Wednesday’s • 6:30 pm
This will be an interactive club where members meet monthly, pick the genre, and vote on the book we read each month! Like our facebook page Kadena Base Library Adult Book Club to stay up to date, and cast your vote for upcoming events.

Okinawa Military Community Writers
Alternating Saturdays • 10:30 am

Ages 18 & up
Meet with other writers in the community to discuss writing, get feedback on  your projects, and improve your skills .

Dungeons & Dragons & More
Alternating Sundays • 2 pm

This family friendly program introduces you to the game Dungeons & Dragons, we cater to the beginner player. The Library provides basic RPG supplies and a Dungeon Master, all you need to bring is your imagination!

Youth Programs

Story Time
Wednesdays • 10:30 am
Ages 3 – 5
Listen to stories, flannelboard stories, finger plays, songs and participate in other activities to promote a love of books, reading and language.

Baby Time
Tuesdays • 10:30 am

Ages 3 & Under
Join us for this gentle but fun introduction to reading. Library staff will model pre-literacy skills such as singing songs, learning fingerplays and nursery rhymes, and one-on-one reading for you with your child

Go on a literary adventure, learn a new skill with one our e-resources, or stop by book club!

The library always has something new for you to enjoy. Keep an eye on the Venture page so you know what free program is featured this month. We have a huge selection of fiction and nonfiction works for all ages in addition to computerized catalogs for easy reference. You can also get a head start on tutoring, studying or homeschooling with our multitude of educational materials including online databases, CDs and DVDs, video and audio disks, periodicals and books.

We have study areas and computers to work on. Parents and children will enjoy our children’s room filled to the brim with age-appropriate books.

Also home to:

• Free internet service and Wi-Fi
• Free delivery for inter-library loan requests
• Free books on our swap shelf.

We offer:

• Youth, Teen, and Adult Programs
• Video and DVD checkouts with no rental or late fees
• Learning databases such as EBSCO Host and GALE
• E-books for Kindles, e-readers and more!

Registration Rules

• Only one account is created per family. Accounts are created in the sponsor’s name.
• A valid e-mail address must be provided at the time of registration. Overdue notices and other correspondence will be sent via e-mail.
• Library items must be returned by the stated due date or overdue notices will be sent to the sponsor’s First Sergeant. Borrowing privileges will be suspended if materials are overdue 30 days or more.
• DVDs may not be renewed, but all other items may be renewed once.