The Van Noy Library
The Van Noy Library will reopen for business on Tuesday, December 18, 2012.
After a long delay, library staff is anxious to reintroduce patrons to the wonderful facility and services.
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Building 1024, 5966 12th St (near 12th and Belvoir Rd), Fort Belvoir, VA 22060 map
Sun - Mon: Closed
Tue - Fri: 10 am - 5:30 pm
Sat: 10am - 4 pm
Closed Federal Holidays*
*If the Federal Holiday falls on a Monday, then the library will be CLOSED the following Tuesday.
VAN NOY LIBRARY NEWS
VAN NOY LIBRARY EVENTS
Updated December 14, 2012
STATUS: The anticipated re-opening of the renovated Van Noy Library is Tuesday, December 18, 2012.
The Van Noy Library will reopen for business on Tuesday, 18 December. After a long delay due to failed fire suppression system, library staff is anxious to reintroduce patrons to the wonderful facility and services. The
renovation includes the following improvements:
- Fully ADA compliant
- Renovated restrooms
- New carpeting
- New paint
- Partial new shelving
- Improved HVAC
We apologize for the delayed opening and appreciate your patience. We look forward to seeing our patrons soon.
Sunday - Monday: Closed
Tuesday - Friday: 10 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm
Federal Holidays: Closed
Recently read a good book or trying to remember one? Search by plot by entering keywords such as “Submarines in World War II” or “James Bond” or choose a genre or subject. Search for your favorite titles and choose subjects that you are interested in to find more (e.g. Alice in Wonderland). New material is added daily!
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DIGITAL LIBRARY RESOURCES
- Reference and Research Databases available here.
- AKO’s “My Library” contains research databases, auto repair manuals, ASVAB and other test prep books, e-books, audio books, and Tumble Books for children. Step 1 Login to AKO
- If you have a Fairfax County Public Library Card you may log into their databases.
- Air University Library’s Index to Military Periodicals (AULIMP)
- Army One Source
- Military One Source (Resources for the Military, Spouses & Families)
- Army Heritage & Education Center (digitized publications, manuscripts, photos, archives)
- Army History Magazine
- Army Publishing Directorate
- CARL: Combined Arms Research Library – Digital Publications
- CIA World Fact book
- Department of Defense Publications
- Federal Research Division – Library of Congress
- Internet Public Library
- Strategic Studies Institute – US Army War College
Step 2 Go to “Self Service”
Step 3 Click “My Library”
The Van Noy Library has Book Clubs of various age ranges and subject matter, that meet regularly to discuss the chosen books. You will find postings of our meetings listed in the Events section above. Hope to see you there!
SPECIAL EVENTS AT THE LIBRARY
Every so often we get a special visit from Chance the Reading Dog. Chance is a member of Therapy Dogs International and he loves to listen to children read books! Chance's visits will be posted in the events section above.
- In Person
If you need help with your online account, please contact the circulation desk at
The most current and most used reference materials. A Reference Librarian is on hand to assist with research projects, offer instruction in using online resources, and to help locate needed information.
In the Children's Library (on the 1st floor), parents and children can can find books, participate in summer reading programs and activities, attend story-hours, use a computer together, or ask staff about great books to read.
Young Adult Collection
The YA collection has a new home near the circulation desk. It is continuously growing with fiction, non-fiction and reference books. You will also find audio books and some graphic novels.
DVD’s: adventure, classics, foreign language, documentaries, instructional, children’s, performance and award winning films. You’ll find it all here.
Audio Books, or “talking books”, of current fiction, classics, non-fiction and biographies are available.
Circulating fiction and non-fiction books are on the 1st floor. We are currently in process of updating the collection to be able to offer you the latest and greatest.
Career and resume books are now on the 1st floor.
NEW - Exam Books are on the 1st floor.
Non-circulating reference books on a variety of subjects are available for research. Online databases are available here on this webpage, look on the right side of the page.
Magazines, newspapers, Consumer Reports, used car price guides, and related materials may not be checked out but are available for leisure reading or research.
A collection of circulating books, biographies, and non-circulating reference materials on military history are in the Military History Room. History books are also located on the 1st floor in the non-fiction section.
You can be a patron...
If you are:
Military stationed at Fort Belvoir (including TDY) and your family.
Members of armed forces and their families residing in the area.
Retired military and their families living in the area.
DoD civilians working/living in the area.
Present the appropriate ID, register, and you can begin borrowing immediately.
For information -- general or reference -- or to inquire about an interlibrary loan Email a Librarian now.
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