Base Library

The MWR Base Library Diego Garcia is a Special Library that features services that offer a wide variety of books and periodicals, electronic resources and monthly programs/activities that enhance opportunities for educational research, leisure and recreational reading.

The Library supports all Diego Garcia’s Sailors, Contractors, Civilians, Air Force and Merchant Mariners. It provides materials such as Audiobooks, Living Language, Navy and Air Force Times, reference materials and practice tests at no cost to Sailors and Marines.

Collection Development for Books, Periodicals and DVD are being selected and purchased through subscriptions. A wide array of Print collections such as Paperback book kit is provided through the combined support of the General Library Program, the Navy General Library Program, and the United States Marine Corps Library Program.

The Base Library follows the Dewey Decimal Classification System and extended its services through the newly installed Library System “The ResourceMate” which helps Library patrons have easy retrieval of all print and non-print materials.

 With its newly renovated interior and comfortable place to read study and enjoy free access to the local internet, the library invites everybody on the island to come, visit and make use of the library facility and services.