Essentials

Libraries – The Essentials

Libraries house so much more than books. They are a wonderful resource for professional development and learning, and for finding afterschool activities for the kids, researching tutors, tackling home improvement projects and organizing events for the whole family. With the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Digital Library, these resources are available anytime from anywhere.

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Explore the Library

As a service member, you know the importance of developing new skills, and your installation library is a great resource for professional development and learning. There’s so much there beyond books, including resume help, events information and research capabilities.

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Morale, Welfare and Recreation Digital Library

DOD MWR Libraries joined efforts with the four service branches to provide service members and their families with access to more free, online resources than ever before.

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DOD MWR Libraries Summer Reading Program

MWR develops all kinds of enrichment programs to support force readiness and military community. Check out the summer reading program at DOD MWR Libraries and find new joy in reading.

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From Audiobooks to Academic Research, the Digital Library Has It

These days, your computer or mobile device gives you easy online access to books anywhere in the world, anytime your curiosity strikes. The Morale, Welfare and Recreation digital library has valuable and easy-to-use databases to help military service members and their families meet their research needs or simply download a book to enjoy.

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DOD MWR Libraries 2022 Summer Reading Program

The DOD MWR Libraries Summer Reading Program encourages all readers to explore new ideas and discover new information. This year’s Summer Reading Program theme is Read Beyond the Beaten Path.

Downloadable Fliers

Military OneSource fliers provide a brief introduction to various programs, services and resources available through Military OneSource. Service providers and leaders can use these downloadable PDFs to easily share information about all that. …

Federal Education Programs

This section will reflect information obtained from the Federal Interagency Committee on Education. The Federal Interagency Committee on Education was established by executive order in 1982. The executive order directed the committee to "study. …
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Take Advantage of Online Learning Resources With Many Children Still Stuck at Home

Students are out of school because of the global outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019, also known as COVID-19. Keep your children engaged and learning outside the classroom with online resources available through the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Digital Library.

Children, Youth and Teens Service Regulations and Orders

Military programs are governed by federal law, Department of Defense policy and additional policies specific to the branches of service. The below links indicate where service-specific policies that govern children and youth programs in the. …
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Taxes — Resources

As a service member or eligible family member, you can take advantage of several resources and services that can make tax time easier. Tap into 100% free tax and financial counseling, secure online preparation and free tax filing, and information. …
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Recreation – Resources

Get energized about all the recreational resources available to service members and their families. Check out the many available programs, which are designed to provide relaxation, entertainment and fun. Morale, Welfare and Recreation. …
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Morale, Welfare and Recreation Programs and Eligibility

From fitness and sports to tickets and travel, MWR programs offer something for everyone. Whether you’re stationed on an installation or off, you’ll always have a way to access these offerings to relax, have fun and connect with others.

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Products and Resources

Resources on this page are designed to assist service providers and leaders as they conduct and promote MWR programs and services. They provide background, highlights, data and other info.