COMBAT CENTER LIBRARY

The Combat Center Library offers high-speed Internet, computers (38 available for patron use), books, DVDs, and video games to eligible patrons. Additionally, weekly programs such as Lego Day, Dungeons and Dragons, and early literacy programs are offered.

Visit DoD MWR Libraries to explore our online collection of books, audiobooks, magazines, streaming video and so much more!

Contact Information

Combat Center Library

Building 1524
6th Street
Twentynine Palms, California 92278


Phone: 7608306875

Fax: 7608304497

Email: plmsppd@usmc.mil

Follow Us:

 Hours
Monday 8:00am - 7:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 7:30pm
Wednesday* 8:00am - 7:30pm
Thursday 8:00am - 7:30pm
Friday 8:00am - 7:30pm
Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm

*First Wednesday of the month: 9am - 7:30pm

Federal Holiday Hours: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas ‚Äčand New Year's Day.

PROGRAMS

Game On! At The Library

Every weekend from 10:00am - 3:30pm at the Combat Center Library.
Adults 18+ only. 

No registration needed.

Lapsit & Storytime

Stories, songs and activities every Wednesday at the Shadow Mountain Branch Library.

Lapsit: 11am - 2pm (ages 0-2)
No Lapsit on the first Wednesday of the month. 

Storytime: 2 - 3pm (ages 3+)

Curbside Crafts

Pick up a FREE family-friendly craft kit every week.

Join us the 2nd Friday of each month for an in-person event at Shadow Mountain Brach Library from 2:30 - 4:30pm.

SHADOW MOUNTAIN BRANCH LIBRARY

The Shadow Mountain Branch Library offers no-cost WiFi, computers with CAC-readers (available for patron use), books, DVDs/Blu-Rays and video games. The branch library hosts unique monthly programs as well as weekly storytimes and curbside crafts. The annual all-ages Summer Reading Program includes prizes and special programs. The Makerspace provides children in grades 3-12 access to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) hands-on activities and resources. 3D printing, assembling robots, musical instruments, telescopes, digital cameras and circuit building are offered. United Through Reading, a no-cost service that allows deploying service members to record a story time to their children, is available. All resources are provided at no-cost to eligible patrons.

Visit DoD MWR Libraries to explore our online collection of books, audiobooks, magazines, streaming video and so much more!

Contact Information

Shadow Mountain Branch Library

Building 692
Del Valle Road
Twentynine Palms, California 92278


Phone: 7608304265

Email: plmsppd@usmc.mil

Follow Us:

 Hours
Monday 10:00am - 5:30pm
Tuesday 10:00am - 5:30pm
Wednesday 10:00am - 5:30pm
Thursday 10:00am - 5:30pm
Friday 10:00am - 5:30pm
Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 10:00am - 4:00pm

Federal Holiday Hours: 10:00am - 4:00pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

PROGRAMS

Lego Day

For all ages
Every Thursday from 10am - 5:30pm

LIBRARY DETAILS

In order to checkout materials from either of the libraries, patrons must have a library account. Please bring a valid ID card and up-to-date contact information.

Eligible Patrons

  • Active Duty Service Members
  • Dependent Family Members
  • Military Retirees
  • GS/NAF Employees

Item Checkout Lengths

  • 3 Weeks - All items

Item Checkout Limits

  • Books - Unlimited
  • DVD/Blu-ray - 10
  • Video games - 2

Interlibrary loans from other Marine Corps libraries are available upon request.

  • CAC enabled computers with Internet access
  • WiFi
  • Commandant's Professional Reading List
  • A collection of print, audiovisual and electronic resources for educational, informational and recreational pursuits
  • Online databases provide academic research, professional and recreational material available 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • Programs for every age group
  • Makerspace Program with 3D printing
  • Printing and copying - 20 pages per day
  • Faxing and scanning - unlimited
  • Television and video games
  • CAC enabled computers with Internet access
  • WiFi
  • A collection of print, audiovisual and electronic resources for educational, informational and recreational pursuits
  • Online databases provide academic research, professional and recreational material available 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • Programs for every age group
  • Makerspace Program with 3D printing
  • Printing and copying - 20 pages per day
  • Scanning - unlimited
  • Television and video games

Visit the library catalog to search for materials in our collection from any computer, smartphone or tablet. Patrons have access to these and many more online resources:

  • Britannica Academic An online encyclopedia for various levels and languages.
  • eBooks | eAudiobooks | eMagazines Access eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines through the MWR Digital Library using OverDrive. Registration will give the user access to over 300,000 titles. Patrons can also access Universal Class, ArtistWorks and The Great Courses. Your library's collection of popular digital magazines includes both new and backlist titles with no holds and no limits. See a library staff member for assistance with registration.
  • Mango A digital language learning program for learners of all levels, with courses in over 70 different foreign languages, 21 English Language Learning courses, and 44 specialty courses designed to celebrate world cultures.
  • Military One Source Provides access to MilitaryTutor.com®, a K-12, multiple-subject online tutoring service with live tutors available 24 hours a day. 
  • DoD MWR Digital Library for ebooks, research and more please visit the 24/7/365 Digital Library.
  • Research Databases Providing information on investment guidance, newspapers, journal articles, health and leisure, automotive repair and many other subjects.
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.
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