Rota MWR Library open for pick up orders only every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from noon-4 p.m.

Book return is available everyday at one of the two outdoor MWR drop boxes.

How to find material and request for pick up:
1. Visit our Library Online Catalogue.
    (Only materials at the Rota MWR Library are currently available.)

2. Send an email to request up to 10 items at
    Include the following:
    - Name of Sponsor
    - Library Member Number
    - Format (book, DVD, audio book or video game)
    - Title
    - Author (if applicable)

    - You will receive an email confirming your reservation and the date you can pick up your library materials.
    - Library materials can be checked out for up to three weeks at a time.  
    - Return all materials to one of the two Rota MWR Library outdoor book drops.

If not a member of the Rota MWR library, please send membership registration request via email to
Include the following:
- Name of Sponsor
- Command
- Rotation Date (month and year)
- Civilian or Military
- Mailing Address
- Phone Numbers (work and cell)
- Email Address
- Number of Dependents

Important: You will receive an email once you are a registered member.

Thank you and happy reading!

MWR Library

A world of knowledge is at your fingertips at the MWR Library. Whether you’re a college student researching a term paper or you’d just like to find information on the Internet, the MWR Library has all the information you need. There are thousands of books, magazines, and newspapers available. Every month, the Library receives the latest book releases of every genre for all age groups.

The U.S. Navy General Library Program has developed an easier way to access a variety of free online library resources. These resources are available to Navy families and the civilians that support them on bases around the world. Keep those kids reading all summer long! Check out the Navy's updated General Library web page with great summer reading suggestions!

Army and Air Force e-library

If you are a member of the Air Force or Army, please see the downloads section to access your e-library. Please do not hesitate to contact the Library if you need any assistance.

2020 Summer Reading program

Join Rota MWR Library for the Summer Reading Challenge – Dig Deeper, beginning June 16.
To register, please go to
Don't forget to log what you are reading and win prizes at the end of the summer. Logs are by age group and can be downloaded to the right or below.

Please note:
Children (4-12 years old): Must read 30 books to qualify for a prize.
Teens (13-17 years old): Must read 20 books to qualify for a prize.
Adults (18 years and older): Must read 15 books to qualify for a prize.

To collect prizes, all reading logs must be turned into the MWR Library no later than August 11.

No Navy endorsement implied.

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Library: Book of the Month


Book of the Month

Code Name Hélène
By: Ariel Lawhon

Based on the thrilling real-life story of a socialite spy Nancy Wake, comes the newest feat of historical fiction from the New York Times bestselling author of I Was Anastasia, featuring the astonishing woman who killed a Nazi with her bare hands and went on to become one of the most decorated women in WWII.

Told in interweaving timelines organized around the four code names Nancy used during the war, Code Name Hélène is a spellbinding and moving story of enduring love, remarkable sacrifice and unfaltering resolve that chronicles the true exploits of a woman who deserves to be a household name.

It is 1936 and Nancy Wake is an intrepid Australian expat living in Paris who has bluffed her way into a reporting job for Hearst newspaper when she meets the wealthy French industrialist Henri Fiocca. No sooner does Henri sweep Nancy off her feet and convince her to become Mrs. Fiocca than the Germans invade France and she takes yet another name: a code name.

As Lucienne Carlier, Nancy smuggles people and documents across the border. Her success and her remarkable ability to evade capture earns her the nickname, The White Mouse from the Gestapo. With a five million franc bounty on her head, Nancy is forced to escape France and leave Henri behind. When she enters training with the Special Operations Executives in Britain, her new comrades are instructed to call her Hélène. And finally, with mission in hand, Nancy is airdropped back into France as the deadly Madam Andrée, where she claims her place as one of the most powerful leaders in the French Resistance, armed with a ferocious wit, her signature red lipstick and the ability to summon weapons straight from the Allied Forces.

But no one can protect Nancy if the enemy finds out these four women are one and the same, and the closer to liberation France gets, the more exposed she--and the people she loves--become.


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Library: DoD Civilian Retiree Card

Are you a retired DoD civilian?  
For information on how to receive your DoD Civilian Retiree Card, visit Uniformed Serviced ID Card.

What is the purpose of the card?
Since many retired DoD civilians have no way of identifying their association with the Department of Defense, this card provides them with a trusted credential to establish their identity and affiliation. Some, but not all, military installations allow retired civilians access to MWR facilities with proper identification.

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MWR Digital Library

Navy MWR Digital Library

At the home page click the Digital link, and then Register for a DS Logon.
You’ll be asked to select your DS Logon registration method:

  1.  I have a Common Access Card (CAC) with an accessible card reader.
  2.  I have a Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) myPay account. 
  3.  None of the above conditions apply, however at least one of the following conditions is true:
  •  I am a Veteran
  •  I am a Dependent of a Veteran
  •  I am a Survivor of a Veteran
  •  I am registered in the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS)



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Looking for a specific book in our catalogue? Would you like to reserve a book in our catalogue or request a loan from another library? Using the Library Online Catalogue, search for any desired materials and fill out our request form and we will contact you as soon as we have tracked down a copy.