Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display
Skip to content


Respect and practice social distancing.


Seating, study carrels, and computers are available.

While headphones are available for the children’s computers, we encourage all computer users to provide their own.


Please continue to utilize the MWR Digital Library

Navy MWR Digital Library Training…If you want to learn about Navy Digital Library, an overview training can be accessed on Adobe Connect at and what’s new for FY21 is available at The recordings can also be downloaded by visiting


OPAC (Joint Base Library Catalog) - Locate material, access your account, place holds, renew material and more. 

Online Resources



JBPHH Library Brochure



990 Mills Blvd. (Bldg. 595)

JBPHH, HI 96853



Hours of Operation 

Wed, Fri, Sat 10am-5:30pm

Tues, Thurs 11am-7:30pm



Enter Hickam's main gate and go straight on O’Malley Blvd. After entering the roundabout, take the second right (Mills Blvd) and proceed to the stop sign. The library is located ahead and on the left.
Enter Hickam's main gate in the far right lane and take the first right (Vandenberg Blvd). Continue on Vandenberg Blvd through two stop lights. After passing through the second light, the road bends left and turns into Fox Blvd. Continue on Fox Blvd until you reach the stop sign at the roundabout. Turn onto Mills Blvd--the ball fields will be on your left and the library will be ahead on your right.

Entering from Pearl Harbor: From H-1 take the Pearl Harbor/Hickam exit. Get in the lane farthest left and after passing through Pearl Harbor's gate, make a left onto South Ave (Hickam AFB housing will be on your left). Proceed on South Ave and make a left into the Porter Gate. Go straight on 11th St until you reach the third stop sign at the roundabout. Turn onto Mills Blvd--the ball fields will be on your left and the library will be ahead on your right.

Library Card

One account is created for each family with the sponsor being responsible for all material borrowed.  You will be issued a library card and/or you can use your government ID.  Failure to follow library policies can result in suspension of library use.  It is a privilege, not a right to use the library. Click here to view our Overdue Policy.

Your borrowing privileges are suspended if you have material overdue 30 or more days. Your borrowing privileges will be restored when the overdue material is returned.


Loan Periods

DVD, video game/console/accessory: 1 week
Everything else: 3 weeks


Item Limits

10 audiobooks / 10 DVDs / 6 video game accessories / 3 video games / 3 study guides (CD/DVD/IPOD) /

1 video game console / No limit on books



Most material can be renewed two times --by e-mail, in person, over the phone, or on the OPAC provided the patron does not have overdue material or the item is not on hold for another patron. View How to Renew tutorial.



A hold can be placed on material from the OPAC or by completing a Library Reserve Request form. You will be notified by email when the material is available. Hold material will be held for approximately seven days.  View tutorials: How to Place a Hold -- Is My Hold Available.



PCs and Macs with Microsoft Office products. Scanning capability and Wi-Fi connections available.



Great news! As of January 13, 2021, the library will no longer charge for copying and printing. We request that you only copy/print what you need. Not to exceed 20 pages per day. Your consideration for others and our resources is much appreciated! 



Free faxing to non-international numbers; free cover sheets are available. Fax #808-422-7189.

Library Friends

Learn more about the Hickam Library Friends by clicking here.



Story times are great for children of all ages and are free. Click Here to see the Storytime dates and themes, each session is from 9-10 a.m.

Another free site packed full of helpful resources. Open to Active Duty, National Guard, Reservists, Spouses, Dependents, Veterans, Military Retirees, DoD personnel, those considering joining, and military enthusiasts and supporters. Start taking advantage today! Click here for more.


Military OneSource

For active duty and their family members - an incredible resource offering  help on many issues -- Phone or online chat counseling for deployment, financial, legal or family challenges as well as articles on all topics. Includes library research databases to help you study for CLEP tests, write research papers, find info on your ancestors and more. Look for The Library Resources under POPULAR LINKS or go straight to Military OneSource now. 

Get help from a professional tutor anytime you need it, for FREE. Tutors are online 24/7 and eligible military families in the Army, Marines, Navy, and Air Force can take advantage of this military family program to get help with more than 16 subjects. Click here to learn more.



Don't spend your own money! Login and check out the OVERDRIVE program - downloadable audiobooks, ebooks, music, and videos. Use on a variety of devices including computers, iPods, iPads, Ebook readers, MP3 players, and more. Collection includes fiction, nonfiction, and young adult titles. For access instructions and account creation, either visit the Library or call us at 449-8296.

Congratulations to the 2022 Writing Contest Winners

First Place (category, name, title of submission)
Children’s Short Story: Kanoelehua Eli The Streetlamp
Young Adult Short Story: Attica Seibert Connected
Adult Short Story: John Allen The Forest
Children’s Poem: Annie Best Night on the Beach
Young Adult Poem: Riley Conant Pink Lemonade
Adult Poem: Gabby Santibanez Siren

Second Place
Children’s Short Story: Jett Conant Lost at War
Young Adult Short Story: Bailey Conant Destiny
Children’s Poem: Camryn Carter The Dragon
Young Adult Poem: Thomas Lane The Ring of Wicked Realms
Adult Poem: Jodie Gerhardt Trying To

Third Place
Children’s Short Story: Lilly Gregory The Mysterious Chronicles
Young Adult Short Story: Lela Reilly Omar
Children’s Poem: Quorra Mintz Wonder
Young Adult Poem: Iris Underhile Anxiety Coast
Adult Poem: Carmen Pena Solitude

Honorable Mention
Children’s Short Story: Janie Ruppel A Friend and Home for Little Crab
Young Adult Short Story: Riley Conant The Woman in Blue
Children’s Poem: Mari Egan Love in Me
Young Adult Poem: Sophie Brassfield Orchestra of the Night
Adult Poem: Nathalie Ruppel Three Little Loves


No events are scheduled at this time.




Relocating to JBPHH?

Moves can be stressful. We’ve gathered some important information for you to ease the transition.


Facility Directory

Quickly find the number, location, or hours of operation for our facilities.



Break the ICE! Tell us how we’re doing. Rate your experience at our facilities.


About Us

Greatlifehawaii is here to provide you all the information you need on programs and activities by MWR, Family Support, Wounded Warrior and Housing programs.


Contact Us

Have a question, comment or feedback on our website, let us know.



Partner with Navy MWR to enhance events for our military community while gaining valuable promotional benefits for your business.


Job Opportunities

Join our team! Check out our great opportunities with great benefits.



Subscribe to our many FREE points of contact including our monthly magazine, eCalendar, email lists, social media links and more!



Check out the magazine full of information on the latest events and activities along with an archive of past issues.

Back to top