An official army family and MWR Site

Brussels Library

  • Public PC's with Printing

    Public PC's with Printing

  • Children's Area

    Children's Area

  • Movies, TV Shows, and Games

    Movies, TV Shows, and Games

  • Travel, Audiobooks, and Book Club Selections

    Travel, Audiobooks, and Book Club Selections

  • Cake Pan Collection

    Cake Pan Collection

  • Biographies, EFMP Resources, and New Arrivals

    Biographies, EFMP Resources, and New Arrivals

  • Comfortable Seating

    Comfortable Seating

  • Work Area

    Work Area

Welcome

Whether you love reading, learning, or trying new things, Brussels Library has resources and staff to help you and your family at the level that is right for you.  We are more than just books.  We offer life-long learning through online resources, events, and a variety of library collections. Experience the joy of discovery here that includes plenty of activities for individuals and families.

Staff are here to connect you to the information you need.  When it comes to technology training, financial literacy, language learning, travel research, job hunting, test preparation, homework help, navigating stages of life, or investigating small business resources, we can help you reach your goals. Feel free to drop in, call, or send us an e-mail.

We look forward to seeing you soon and often!

Amenities
  • Handicap accessible
  • After hours bookdrop
  • Areas for working or lounging
  • Tours (upon request)
  • Reference help
  • Language resources
  • Travel guides
  • InterLibrary Loan
  • Free Wi-Fi
Equipment
  • 6 Computer workstations
  • Black & white printing
  • Photocopier
Access Your Account Online

, On the U.S. Army Europe Libraries Web site: 

Until October 31, 2023:

  • Access databases and download eContent

** Access to online resources through the U.S. Army Europe Libraries web site will phase out October 31, 2023. All patrons will still be able to use My Account functions.

Please migrate to the new DoD MWR Libraries website to access online resources.  Explore the “How Do I…” tab to transfer Libby and Mango accounts before October 31, 2023.

** Please note that eligibility for access to content is per DoDI 1015.10. For more information on who is covered please, visit the site.

Click here now to access the new DoD MWR Libraries web site.
https://www.dodmwrlibraries.org/

Register for Online Resources at the New DoD MWR Libraries Web Site

Please migrate to the new DoD MWR Libraries website to access online resources.  Explore the “How Do I…” tab to transfer Libby and Mango accounts before October 31, 2023.

Click here now to access the new DoD MWR Libraries web site.
https://www.dodmwrlibraries.org/

** Please note that eligibility for access to content is per DoDI 1015.10. For more information on who is covered, please visit the site.

** Access to online resources through the U.S. Army Europe Libraries web site will phase out October 31, 2023. All patrons will still be able to use My Account functions.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I become a library cardholder?
Stop by the library and register for your library account. You will need a military or civilian ID card.

How can I get to the library website?
Go to the Army Libraries Europe web site and log in. Click on "get a PIN" under My Account. Enter your e-mail address and submit. Check for an e-mail with a link to set your PIN. You must have a unique e-mail address that you provide the library. If you do not have a unique e-mail address ask the library staff.

May I check out books, movies, and CDs together?
Yes, you may borrow books, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks, and video games at the same time but with different loan periods.

For how long may I check out items?
The loan period depends on the material type.
Books, CDs and Audiobook: Three weeks
DVDs: One week

How can I order items from other libraries?
You may ask the Library Staff for assistance in placing holds. You may also place them yourself from any PC or mobile device once you have registered for access to your account.

What happens if I lose a library item?
When a patron is responsible for losing an item, only the owning library may determine if the item must be replaced or if the loss is waived. If the item is to be replaced, the transaction will take place with the owning library. In accordance with AR 735-17: Accounting for Library Materials, compensation must be made for lost or damaged library materials. Army libraries are not authorized to accept monetary compensation for lost item, only equivalent replacement materials; ie: a hardcover book must be replaced by another copy that is also a hardcover.

Can I download e-books, e-audiobooks, or e-magasines to my phone or tablet?
Yes! It's possible to download to both your phone and your tablet. The library offers several collections of downloadable audiobooks, eBooks, and e-magazines via vendor apps. The DoD MWR Libraries website has step by step instructions and troubleshooting. Click on "How Do I...?" at DoD MWR Libraries

How can I help my children succeed in school?
Regular visits to the library to check-out books will encourage them to love reading. Reading together is the best way to raise a reader. Reading skills are critical to academic success and life-long learning.

Print the MWR Community Calendar

The MWR monthly calendar lists event/activity dates for all the Brussels MWR facilities including Brussels Library.

Click here to download and print out the monthly community calendar.

Print the Brussels Library Brochure

Keep essential Brussels Library information at your fingertips. 

Click here to download and print the Brussels Library Brochure.

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How are we doing? What are we getting right and what can we do better? Rate your experiences with our services. Fill out an Interactive Customer Evaluation (ICE) Comment Card and share your feedback.

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