HOURS OF OPERATION
Curbside pickup available; we encourage all patrons to utilize our curbside check-out services. To place books on hold for curbside pickup, call 760.830.6875. Take a look at our books online.
The library is open to patrons. Three computers available for patron use. In accordance with the current pandemic guidelines, occupancy is limited to 75 patrons at a time.
Combat Center Library, Bldg. 1524
Make & Take Crafts (Adults 18+ only) - 2nd Thursday of the Month from 5:30 - 7:00pm
(Registration is Required)
Board at the Library (Adults 18+ only) - 2nd Saturday of the Month from 12:00 - 4:00pm
(No Registration Needed)
Dungeons & Dragons (Adults 18+ only) - 1st & 3rd Sunday of the Month from 10:00am - 3:30pm
(No Registration Needed)
Art with Antonio (Adults 18+ only) - Last Friday of the Month from 5:00 - 7:30pm
(Registration is Essential)
VIRTUAL STORY TIME
Every Friday at 11am at facebook.com/groups/mccs29palmslibraries
Storytimes (Ages 2 - 5 - Every Monday & Wednesday from 10:30 - 11:30am | Every Tuesday from 2:00 - 3:00pm
Read & Play (Ages 0 - 2) - Tuesdays from 10:30 - 11:30am
Bilingual Storytime (Ages 2 - 5) - 3rd Wednesday of the Month from 10:30 - 11:30am
ART WITH ANTONIO
Art with Antonio (Ages 5 - 8) - 3rd Wednesday of the Month from 3:00 - 4:30pm
Art with Antonio (Ages 9 - 12) - 3rd Thursday of the Month from 3:00 - 4:30pm
Art with Antonio (Ages 12 - 17) - 3rd Friday of the Month from 3:00 - 4:30pm
MAKE & TAKE
Make & Take (Adults 18+ only) - First Thursday of the Month from 3:30 - 5:00pm
DROP IN & SEW
Drop In & Sew (Adults 18+ only) - 2nd Thursday of the Month from 10:00am - 1:00pm
All programs will be curbside and virtual until further notice.
CHECKING OUT MATERIALS
In order to checkout materials from the library, patrons must have a library account. There are two ways to open a new library account. The first option is to visit either of the two libraries on base and open an account at the service desk. Please bring a valid ID card and up-to-date contact information. A library card will be issued within at this time.
The second option is to sign-up online. If you choose the online option you will not get a library card until you visit the service desk at the library.
- Active Duty Service Members
- Dependent Family Members
- MIlitary Retirees
- GS/NAF Employees
Item Checkout Lengths
- 1 Week - Items with "New" Sticker
- 3 Weeks - All other items
Item Checkout Limits
- Books - Unlimited
- Audio Books & Playaways - 10
- Video - 10
- Music CDs - 10
- Videogames - 2
- Playaway Views - 1 per Child
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.