Thursday, November 3, 2011

Camp Pendleton Libraries

Yes, our troops can, and do read! I know a lot of very articulate, well-educated, SMART, what I call "Warrior Writers."

Check this out (pun intended!):

Library offers services for Marines, families

The three Camp Pendleton libraries and Bookmobile don’t just cater to the literary needs of Marines and sailors. MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. —

Families also use these facilities to further enhance their careers and to spend time with their families in a safe environment.

Kim Basile, the technical services and reference librarian at the Patrick J. Carney Library here, said they have such a large selection of books and resources because of how many different people check out the materials.

"We get visits from active-duty military, their families, DoD members and veterans. That's why we have such a wide variety," said Basile.

For Marines who have the drive to obtain the competitive edge in their job field, Professional Military Education courses are held in the conference room, Marine Corps Institute correspondence courses are available along with the Commandant’s Reading List.

Study guides for the SAT, ACT, LSAT, CLEP, GED, and GMAT are available in addition to the 15 computers to make meeting educational goals easier....

Go read the rest of this very interesting article here.

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