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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FACILITY HOURS

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

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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

Adult Book Club
Wednesday’s • 6:00 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.

Organization of Military Community Writers
Alternating Saturdays • 10:30 am

Ages 18 & up
Looking to bounce your ideas off others? Join your fellow writers for this drop-in group! Bring your original pieces to share with others, receive feedback and constructive criticism, float ideas around and get answers about being published!

Dungeons & Dragons & More
Alternating Sundays • 1 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!

Roastmasters

Public speaking and presentation are invaluable skills for career advancement and personal growth. Come and be part of our Roastmasters Club, where you will gain confidence, learn new and useful presentation skills, and enhance your public speaking abilities in a fun environment with free coffee! This club meets every other month during Tuesday lunchtime. Check this month’s calendar for specific info on dates and times.

Youth Programs

Story Time
Wednesdays • 10:30 am
Ages 3 – 5
Join us for this energetic half hour intro to the world of books! Library staff will read books and lead in songs and silliness. Parents should expect to model good group behavior and manners as well as a love of books and reading. Anticipate being asked for “just one more” book to be added to your daily reading pile! Seating is limited to the first 15 children and is available on a first-come first-served basis.

Mother Goose on the Loose
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 and interact directly with them. This program is 20-30 minutes of bouncing, bubbles, and bursts of laughter! Seating is limited to the first 15 children and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Afternoon Movie Break

Tuesdays • 2:30 pm and Thursdays • 3:30 pm

Is your homework done? Then kick back and watch a movie at the library! Movies will be rated PG or PG-13 and will vary across genres. Children under age 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Puppy Tales

Thursdays • 3:30 pm  

Are you a beginner or reluctant reader in search of a good listener while you practice your reading skills? We have the pups for you! Our furry friends are quiet, patient listeners who are ready to listen while you read out loud. Readers may sign up for a 15 minute time slot. Registration is required and space is limited. Stop by the library to fill out paperwork and to check this month’s schedule of available sessions.

Go on a reading adventure, learn a new skill with one our online resources, or use one of the unique items in our Things collection, or stop in for one of our recurring programs or one-off special events!

Kadena library has a large selection of fiction and nonfiction for all ages and  the space to sit and enjoy reading! Whether it’s novel, a how-to book, a magazine or newspaper, a movie, or an online resource, we strive to have something for everyone.

In-person servies include:

• Free Wi-Fi

• A computer lab with 30 single-sided pages of free printing per day

• Programs and special events for pre-readers, children, teens, and adults

•DVD checkouts with no rental fee or late fees

•Free 3D printing services 

•Use of Makerspace equipment in our iStation • Free checkout of items from our “Things” collection such as boardgames, novelty cake pans, ukuleles, and tarot card decks

• Free delivery of inter-library loan materials

Remote access to online resources such as:

• Free ebooks and audio books

• Free digital comic books

• Free movies and music

• Learning and research databases such as EBSCO and GALE

Account Information

A single account is created for each family and will be created under the sponsor’s name. The sponsor’s work email must be provided in order to create an account. Library accounts with the items that are 30 days overdue are places in a “blocked” status and the sponsor’s chain of command is contacted.