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Borrowing


Most items in the library can be borrowed and used outside of the library. A few items can only be used inside the library. Certain item types also have limits on how many can be borrowed by a user at any one time and the length of time an item may be borrowed.  Some items may be renewed providing that no one has put a hold against it.  To borrow any materials, an individual must be an authorized user and be registered with the library.  A valid military ID must be used when borrowing items.  Dependents borrow items under their sponsor's name.  Thus, sponsors are responsible for all items checked out by themselves and by their dependents.  Borrowing an item is as simple as taking your items to the circulation desk where a friendly staff member will assist you.

 

Library loan policies:
  • Audiobooks                               
Limit 7 for two weeks with 2 renewals (combination CD, MP3, Play-a-ways)
  • Books                          
Limit 50 for two weeks with 2 renewals.
  • Education Videos  
Limit 7 for two weeks with 2 renewals (combination DVD , Bluray)
  • Entertainment Videos
Limit 7 for one week with 0 renewals (combination DVD , Bluray)
  • Games
Limit 7 for one week with 2 renewals
  • GoChip Beam
Limit 7 for two weeks with 2 renewals
  • Launchpad
Limit 7 for one week with 0 renewals
  • Music CDs  
Limit 7 for two weeks with 2 renewals
  • Software
Limit 7 for two weeks with 2 renewals (combination CD-ROM , USB)
The following groups are eligible to use the Holloman AFB Library:
  1. Active duty military personnel and their dependents.
  2. Military personnel retired with pay and their dependents.
  3. Unremarried surviving spouses of military personnel and their dependents with ID cards.
  4. DOD civilian employees (including NAF) and their dependents.
  5. Students not affiliated with the Air Force but taking classes on base are eligible for any semester they are enrolled.
  6. Teachers on Holloman AFB are eligible to be issued a card for materials to be used in their classroom only.
  7. Foreign military with ID cards and their dependents.
  8. Contract employees who have been granted Services privileges. This does not include their dependents.

Note that we are unable to sign anyone onto the base for the purpose of using the library. Students not affiliated with the Air Force must work with the Education Office to acquire a base pass. Call the Education Office (572-3971) for more information.

 


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