MCCS 29 Palms

Shadow Mountain Branch Library

Shadow Mountain Branch Library

Shadow Mountain Branch Library

Bldg. 692
760.830.4265
library

Monday - Friday: 10am - 5:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 4pm

Combat Center Library Brochure (pdf)

Military Library Catalogues

ONGOING CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

 

STORY-TIME (Ages 2-5)
Story-time is an interactive program combining books, songs, and movement. Children listen to stories read aloud, sing songs, practice counting and learning the alphabet, and participate in a craft or activity. 

Mondays: 10:30 – 11:00 am
Tuesdays: 10:30 – 11:00 am
Wednesdays: 10:30 – 11:00 am

READ & PLAY (Ages 0-1)
Read & Play includes song, stories, finger play, and other developmental activities designed especially for our youngest patrons.
 
Tuesdays: 2:00 – 2:30 pm

MAKERSPACE FOR CHILDREN & TEENS
Makerspace projects specifically geared toward involving Children and Teens in a social session of mechanical and technical creativity. Space is limited to 10 attendees in each class. Please contact Shadow Mountain Branch library to register in advance.

Makerspace for Children every last Wednesday (grades 4-6) Makerspace for Teens every last Friday (grades 7-12)
Beginning September 2017, 3:30 – 4:30 pm

   

PROGRAMS

SUMMER READING PROGRAM* 
Monday, June 19 – Friday, August 11
Come join the Shadow Mountain Branch Library throughout the summer for games, crafts, and all kinds of themed fun. Patrons ages 3 and up can work towards age-appropriate reading goals all summer long. Registration begins June 19, 1:00 – 3:00 pm The SRP Finale will be held on August 11, 1:00 – 3:00 pm (Ages 3 and up)

NOT-SO-SPOOKY SPOOKTACULAR*
Thursday, October 26, 3:00 – 4:30 pm
Wear your costumes and join the Shadow Mountain Branch Library for a family-friendly fright night. Take a stroll through our not-so-spooky haunted library, enjoy some ghostly games, crafts and lots of Halloween fun. (Children of all ages)

ALICE IN WINTER WONDERLAND* 
Thursday, December 7, 3:00 – 4:30 pm
Join the Shadow Mountain Branch Library this winter and experience the “Wonder” of the Holiday season. The evening will begin with a showing of the classic cartoon “Alice in Wonderland” while enjoying a tea-time treat and making curious crafts. We will wrap up our trip to Wonderland with a visit from Santa. (Children of all ages)

*Sponsored by AFAF


CHECKING OUT MATERIALS

In order to open a new account, patrons must present a valid ID card and up-to-date contact information. Eligible patrons include, Active Duty Service Members stationed in 29 Palms, Dependent family members, Retirees or GS/NAF employees aboard the base.

Most items may be checked out from the library for three weeks at a time. Library collections include DVDs, video games, audiobooks, Playaway items, fiction, nonfiction, reference, young adult and children’s titles.

Interlibrary loans from other Marine Corps libraries are available upon request.


UNITED THROUGH READING

Service members can stay connected with their families throughout a deployment. United Through reading allows service members who are about to deploy an opportunity to record themselves reading a story to a child in their life. This program is free of charge and is done in private at the service member’s convenience. Please call the Shadow Mountain Branch Library or stop by to set up an appointment. unitedthroughreading.org


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