Arden G. Hill Memorial Library

The Malmstrom Base Library is named for the long-time Malmstrom Librarian, Arden G. Hill, who designed our lovely, technologically up-to-date building, building 1152, just next door to the Bowling Center. We have lots of services to offer our military community:

• Over 45,000 books and audiovisual materials
• Movies in DVD and VHS for kids and grown-ups
• Audio Books in CD, Playaways, cassettes, and online
• E-books available from Overdrive, NetLibrary and other internet sources
• Best Sellers and New Books from McNaughton Lease Books
• Access to databases for magazines, journals, and Do-It-Yourself resources
• Over 100 magazines and journals IN PRINT, for All Ages.
• The Library has over 20 computers for your use: 8 on MAFB LAN, 16 computers on a commercial internet provider, including 2 Teen/Parent computers and 2 Kid’s-Safe Browser computers. There are 2 computers in private study rooms for groups or extra privacy. Three scanners and three printers, including a color printer, and expert assistance are available. (Personal printing is limited to 20 pages per day.) Sign in and get computing today!
WIRELESS for your laptop and all your electronic devices is available thoroughout the library.
• Printing, Copying & Faxing: All printing is free, but limited to 20 pages a day. Color printing is also available with a limit of 20 pages per day. For educational or mission related printing, please check with the staff for options. The copier is $.10 per copy. A FAX machine is available for sending to toll-free (800, 866, 877) and military numbers. The library can receive and send faxes at no charge.
• Paperback Exchange for kids, teens, and adults (with hardbacks, VHS movies and audiobooks), Magazine Exchange, and the Travel/Road Map Exchange

Educational Programs

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The library’s catalog has gone mobile!

You can access the library catalog on your smartphone at
elibrary ». More services soon.

Free E-books!

Free E-books!

Call the library for more information.

Database of the Month:

Mango Online MANGO is BACK! With 12 languages: Latin American Spanish, Italian, German, Tagalog, Castilian Spanish, Russian, French, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Hawaiian, and Latin.
Mango Languages is an online interactive language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for a variety of popular languages. The engaging interactive lessons are not only fun, they are designed to increase your ability to use the language skills you develop. Use Mango along with other language learning programs to increase your learning capabilities.

Click here for Mango Online »

Stop by the Library for the access and password information. No cost to you!

Peterson’s DoD MWR Library Education Center and OASC

Peterson’s DoD MWR Library

Available here »

• Studying for a CLEP test, GED, ASVAB, SAT, GRE, or some other educational test? This website has study guides and practice tests for many of the most popular tests.
• Look for a school that offers the degree you want to study
• Look for a scholarship or financial aid
• Learn to write an application essay
• Get career advice
• Get help for taking tests, learn math and verbal skills or get information by checking out the Online Academic Skills Course (OASC)
Stop by the Library for the access and password information. No cost to you!

Transparent Language

Transparent Language Learn a new language or brush up on an old one starting today. Combining top-of-the-line courses with lots of great supplemental resources for over 80 languages is available to all airmen and their families on Transparent Language Online. Research-based and experience-driven, Transparent Language Online provides an effective, fun, and engaging experience for language learners of all levels.

To sign up for Transparent Language you must do it in person at the Base Library, but then you can learn the language from anywhere. Even on your mobile device.


OneClickdigital OneClickdigital from Recorded Books provides access to downloadable MP3 and WMA audiobook-all iPod compatible. OneClickdigital has the largest collection of digital audiobooks, including exclusive content from Recorded Books, as well as titles from all major publishers.
• Thousands of multi-access titles
• Highest quality audio files
• Exclusive releases
Stop by the Library for the access and password information. No cost to you!

DoD MWR Library Resources - Military OneSource

Military OneSource Almost 3 dozen online resources are available on Military OneSource-DoD MWR Library Resources.
To access online resources:

• Go to
• Create your own account
• Under the side menu bar: Quick Links
• Select “DoD/MWR Library Resources”
• Select the Resource’s icon you would like to access
• No password should be required
• Each library online resource may require a one-time registration

Universal Class

Universal Class Take up to 5 non-credit continuing education classes at one time with six months to complete each course. Choose from over 500 online courses offered with live instructors in subjects including computer programs, arts & crafts, real estate, homeschooling, science, test preparation and more. Course list also includes subjects that will help you prep for CLEP, Dantes, and other educational tests.
These non-credit courses are provided for your personal enrichment. These courses are not intended to be a substitute for any state, government, licensing or educational requirements. Universal Class is a product of RBDigital. Check at the library for further information and access information.


Overdrive Overdrive is your E-Lending Library available 24/7 and 365 days a year! Download E-books, E-audio books, music and video to your personal electronic device (Kindle, Nook, Smartphone, iPad, iPod, MP-3 player and more.) Stop by the library for assistance or access information. Access it on the AF Portal, MilitaryOneSource, or the Library Catalog Here »


Zinio The Air Force Zinio Program is more than just another mobile reading application. It is your access to more than 650 on-line FREE magazines you love, delivering the exact same material you get in print, plus exclusive features like video, audio and live links, on your iPad, iPhone, desktop and laptop.

There is a special code to sign up. You must to stop in at the Library and get the magic word if you want the FREE magazines. You can get magazines like Aviation Week & Space Technology, Airman Magazine, Eating Well, Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Popular Mechanics, Prevention, Road & Track, Field & Stream, Martha Stewart Living, Seventeen, Food Network Magazine, and many more, free!

In addition, Zinio has access to hundreds of on-line subscriptions, and single issue magazines at a low cost to you.


EBSCO EBSCO (Auto and Small Engine Reference Center and Maintenance databases)
Need instructions how to change the oil in your 1950 Chevy or tweak the engine on your Harley or get that lawn mower in shape for the summer? Then get step-by-step directions and diagrams on how to repair and/or maintain your engines from EBSCO’s Auto Repair and Small Engine Repair.


Gale/Cengage “Libraries have gone Electronic, Get Access through your Base Library”
Gale Online Reference Resources is an online collection of journals, periodicals, magazines, books, digital, audio and video clips available through your base library.
It also includes research and College level journals and references, homework help, “Opposing Viewpoints” to win any argument and general research tools for middle and high school students.
There is even information and colorful visuals for elementary students.
There are also hundreds of health related periodicals so you can take good care of yourself.

Audio Book Cloud

Audio Book Cloud Audio Book Cloud is an online collection of audio books for adults, teens and
children *. You can choose from many different categories that include fiction, non-fiction, classics and even Spanish language audio books. You can access Audio Book Cloud here: Catalog » OR through the Military OneSource.

* Also for children: TumbleBook for Beginning Readers Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleReadables is a collection of read-along titles for elementary, middle school and high school students.

For more information or assistance with any online service, please call the base library at 731-4738.