MCCS 29 Palms

Shadow Mountain Branch Library

Shadow Mountain Branch Library

Shadow Mountain Branch Library

Bldg. 692
760.830.4265

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

Summer Reading Online Program

Navy MWR 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 & Wednesdays: 10:30 – 11:00 am
Tuesdays: 2:00 – 2:30 pm

FAMILY STORY TIME (All Ages)
2nd Sunday of the Month, 2:00 - 3:00pm

BILINGUAL STORY TIME (Ages 2-5)
3rd Wednesday of the Month, 10:30 - 11:00am

READ & PLAY (Ages 0-2)
Read & Play includes song, stories, finger play, and other developmental activities designed especially for our youngest patrons.
 
Tuesdays: 10:30 – 11:00 am

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)

SCIENCE DISCOVERY NIGHT
Discover the wonderful world of science with hands-on demonstrations. Take home some of your own creations and get tips on how to make your science project a success.

   

PROGRAMS

SUMMER READING PROGRAM
Monday, June 18 – Friday, August 10
Registration begins June 11
Come join the Shadow Mountain Branch Library throughout the summer for games, crafts, and all kinds of themed fun. Patrons of all ages can work towards age-appropriate reading goals all summer long.  Log minutes online or in person at the Shadow Mountain Library.

MAKE & TAKE CRAFT*
Make & Take Craft - First Thursday of the month (Registration is essential!)
3:30 - 5:00pm at Shadow Mountain Branch Library, Bldg. 692 (Adults 18 + only)

BOARD AT THE LIBRARY* 
Every 2nd Saturday of the month after (no registration necessary)
5:00 - 8:30pm at Combat Center Library, Bldg. 1524 (Adults 18 + only)

DROP IN AND SEW*
2nd Thursday of each month (Registration required)
10:00am - 1:00pm at Shadow Mountain Branch Library, Bldg. 692

*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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