The library has a wide variety of popular fiction/non-fiction books, audio cds and playaways. Library users also have access to thousands of downloadable audiobooks,
eBooks and eVideo via AKO. In addition to popular material,
users will also find professional certification preparation material, ASVAB and Peterson's test preparation resources can also be found in AKO. There are 29 computers available for internet access, free Wi-Fi, copy/scanning
services and daily printing.
For 24/7 homework and research assistance, the Library provides a large
selection of searchable electronic databases filled with the most current
encyclopedias, eBooks, newspapers, scholarly journals, magazines and more. You will also find family literacy programs, storytimes, teen and adult book
clubs, crafting, gaming and a summer reading program (with prizes) going on
at the Library.
All members of the Fort Jackson community, with valid military
identification cards, may check out materials. Students attending any of
the schools at Fort Jackson are required to provide a copy of their orders
in addition to their valid military identification. Click here for more information about patron accounts and eligibility requrements.
For more information, come check us out or call 803-751-5589/4816.
Where is the Library?
The Library is located in Bldg 4679 on the corner of Lee Road and Strom Thurmond Blvd. For additional directions or information, you may phone the Library at (803) 751-5589.
What are the Library Hours?
The Library is open 1100-2000 Monday – Thursday and
1100-1700 Friday – Sunday. Closed on federal holidays.
Who may borrow Library Materials?
Full borrowing privileges are available for the following groups and their immediate family members: Active duty military personnel assigned to Fort Jackson, members of the Reserve and National Guard, retired military personnel, and Fort Jackson civilian employees. (A valid military identification card must be presented.) Limited borrowing privileges are available for transient and temporary duty personnel. (A valid military identification card and TDY orders must be presented.)
How long can I check out materials?
Books, audio books, and PlayAways loan for 21 days. DVD's and Best Sellers/new fiction loan for 7 days. All materials, except DVD's, can be granted renewals as long as the item is not on hold for another customer.
Who may use the Library’s computer lab?
In order to use the computer lab visitors must present a current military identification card and sign in at the Library’s Front Desk. There is a 30 minute time limit when others are waiting. (Note: the Computer Lab closes 15 minutes prior to the closing of the library.)
Can I leave my children alone at the library; can I drop them off and pick them up later?
Children without ID must be accompanied by their parent or sponsor
at all times.
Does the Library provide a FAX service to the public?
No, but on post FAX services are available in the customer service area in the main PX.