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Robert C. McEwen Library

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All active duty and retired military, Family members age ten and over, and civilian employees may borrow materials from the library. National Guard, Reservists, and TDY personnel may use the library while at Fort Drum. 

Patrons may check out books, videos and other resources. Computers are available for public use and services such as fax and copy are offered.

Robert C. McEwen Library

McEwen Library (315)772-9099

Reference or Interlibrary Loan (315)772-6005

The library is a state-of-the-art 15,000 square-foot facility that includes a multimedia area, a children's library, periodical area, and an open reading area with 60 CAC-accessible computers linked with the classroom network in the education center. Patrons have access to periodical databases and an online public catalog.

The extensive collection includes print and non-print materials: books, magazines, audiobooks, e-books, e-audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, and online streaming services. Materials may be borrowed for three weeks and renewed twice. With the exception of movies, there is no limit on the number of materials that may be checked out. For your convenience, you can renew materials in person, over the phone, or by e-mail.

Visit the McEwen Library's Card Catalog.

Browse the library's resources online and set up an account to use these features:

  • View items already checked out
  • Renew items
  • Request items
  • Change POC info, such as phone numbers and addresses
  • Keep a personal reading list
  • Rate and review books

For more information about this feature, stop at the library front desk.

Online Research

eResources/Research Tools may be found at the following link out on the library's card catalog http://mylibraryus.armybiznet.com/screens~S24/resources.html. 

All sources (such as Academic OneFile, Ancestry Library Edition, Auto Repair Reference Center, National Geographic Virtual Library, Overdrive E-books and E-magazines, Kanopy Streaming Video, etc.) can be accessed by simply signing up for a Robert C. McEwen library account.

E-Books

Digital resources and E-Books can now be “borrowed” from Fort Drum McEwen Library. Patrons need a library account to access the Army/Digital Media Library.

Visit Army MWR Library (dodmwrlibraries.org) for more digital resources and E-books!

Computer - Public Use

We have public-use computers available for internet access, military trainings and general use.

We have two different networks: one is a commercial connection via Spectrum that allows
printing, the other is the NIPRNet for sites requiring a computer connected to a military network.

Note: computers on the NIPRNet DO NOT print.

Print, Photocopy and Lamination Service

McEwen Library offers printing, photocopying and lamination services for a minimal fee. Please visit the Circulation Desk for assistance.

Printing and Photocopies

Cost Format
10¢ per side Black and White
25¢ per side Color

 

 

Lamination

Cost Size
$1 per page 8.5" x 11"
$1 per page 2 1/4" x 3 3/4"
$2 per page 12" x 15"

 

Renewals and Interlibrary Loans

Renewal during library hours - Phone: (315)772-9099

Interlibrary loan allows McEwen Library patrons to borrow books or receive photocopies of documents that are owned by other libraries.
Interlibrary loan during library hours - Phone: (315)772-6005 or email McEwen Library.

Children's Programming

Story Time - To encourage the lifelong love of reading in young library visitors, story time for preschoolers is every Tuesday and Thursday, in-person at 10 AM.


Visit the Robert C. McEwen Library Facebook Page to tune into Virtual Story Time on Tuesday and Thursday at 11:30 AM.

 

The McEwen Library's Kids Card Catalog is now available to browse children's books, Storyline Online, games and more.

 

Program Ages Date Time Details
Baby Time 0-18 Months Friday 9:30 AM - 10 AM Lap-sit story time to encourage interaction between babies and caregivers.
Toddler Time 10 months -
3 years
Tuesday & Thursday 10 AM -
11 AM
Books, songs, and rhymes followed by a sensory stay-and-play.
Preschool Science 3 - 5 years Wednesday 10 AM -
11 AM
Science-themed story time connecting a book to a STEM activity.
Preschool Story Time 3 - 5 years Thursday 1 PM -
2 PM
Books, songs and rhymes followed by a craft.
Homeschool STEAM 4 - 10 years Every Other Monday 2 PM - 3:30 PM Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through hands-on activities.
STEAM Night 4 - 10 years Every Other Monday 5:30 PM - 7 PM Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math through hands-on activities.
World Language Story Times All ages    

Books and songs in a different language, followed by a craft. Monthly calendar will specify language.

Tweens & Teens Arts and Crafts 10 - 18 years Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday 4 PM -
5 PM
Foster your creativity and make new friends while working on a craft project.
Stop Motion Workshop 10 - 18 years Every Other Saturday   Direct and produce your own stop motion movie!
K'NEX Night All ages Wednesday 5 PM -
6:30 PM
Building kits provided! Bring the family and build something together!

 

 

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