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The McEwen Library

A Community Recreation Division Facility

All active duty and retired military, Family members age ten and over, Soldiers in the Libraryand civilian employees may borrow materials from the library. National Guard, reservists, and TDY personnel may use the library while at Fort Drum.


Online Card Catalog
The extensive collection includes fiction and nonfiction, talking books, cassettes, and music CDs and tapes. Materials may be borrowed for three weeks and renewed twice. With the exception of movies, there is no limit on the number of materials that may be checked out. There is a limit of seven videotapes per patron and they may be borrowed for one week and renewed only once. For your convenience, you can renew materials in person, over the phone, or by e-mail.


The McEwen Library's Card Catalog can be found on line.

Browse the library's resources online and set up an account to use these new features.Computer Use at Library

  • View items already checked out

  • Renew items

  • Request items

  • Change POC info, ie. phone numbers, addresses

  • Keep a personal reading list

  • Rate and review books

The McEwen Library's Kids Card Catalog is now available to browse children's books, Storyline Online, games and more.

For more information about this new feature stop at the Library front desk.

Mom and Daughter in LibraryOnline Research
eResources/Research Tools found at the following link out on the library's card catalog http://mylibraryus.armybiznet.com/screens/resources2.html. All sources (such as Academic OneFile,Ancestry Library Edition, AudioBook-CloudAudiobooks, Auto Repair Reference Center, National Geographic Virtual Library, Zinio Digital Magazines, etc.) can be accessed by simply signing up for a Robert C. McEwen library account. 

Digital and E-Books can now be “borrowed” from Fort Drum McEwen Library. Patrons need to access the Army /Digital Media Library through AKO, www.us.army.mil. Click Self Service then My Library then click Read or Listen to a Book This will take you to an E-Book and audio book resource page where books can be loaded onto your e-reader.

Computer - Public Use
The public use computers offer internet access, Microsoft Word and a variety of other programs.

$.05 per page when printing from a computer with a printing limit of 50 pages, including official forms and documents.

Fax and Copy Service

Faxes - $1 per page

Photocopies - $.10 per page

Renewals and Interlibrary Loans

Renewal during Library hours - Phone: 315-772-9099
Reference or interlibrary loan during Library hours - Phone: 315-772-6005
or email McEwen Library


Curious George and Soldiers at the LibraryStory Time

To encourage the lifelong love of reading in young library visitors, storytime for pre-schoolers is everyTuesday and Friday morning from 10 - 10:45 am.

Volunteers are needed to read, please contact the McEwen Library for details.


Dial a Story - For children of all ages. Hear a different story each week. Available 24 hours a day. 315-774-1234.

Summer Reading Program
The library offers a children's summer reading program each year for children entering pre-school Author reading to childrenthrough the tenth grade. The program usually runs June through Mid-August.

Contact Information
The McEwen Library
Pine Plains Activity Center, Conway Road, Bldg. P-4300


Community Recreation Division

Magrath Sports Complex Bldg. P-10050


The Hours of Operation for each facility are listed on the Directory page.



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