Fort Benning

U.S. Army Fort Benning and The Maneuver Center of Excellence

Maneuver Center of Excellence Libraries
MCoE HQ Donovan Research Library

Maneuver Center of Excellence Libraries
MCoE HQ Donovan Research Library

Important Messages Below

Library will be open to customers requiring access to the physical collections: Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Use Breezeway Entrance - Masks optional, Social Distancing, and Hand Sanitation Required

Curbside Service is encouraged and available: Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. A library account will be required to use this service. Items will be available for pick-up by appointment only. Library staff will notify customers when their items are available for pick-up and location. Bookdrop is located inside Bldg 70, near the library doors on the Eastside breezeway.

For Library account questions, curbside service, and reference assistance, email the Reference Desk at:

CLEARING: In-person clearing is now required at both Donovan Library, Monday-Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and the Milton E. Long Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Daily.

Computer/Internet Access is limited to 7 PCs to include a scanning station. Large print items such as OPORDS and Manuals are not allowed in the library. Check with your organization for guidance or businesses such as the UPS store to print large page items.

Additional limited Computer/Internet access is available Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Milton E. Long Library, 6529 Eckel Ave., Bldg 2783; Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the WHINSEC Computer Lab, 7301 Baltzell Ave., Bldg 323, Room 111; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Sunday at Harmony Church Recreation Center, 6986 Old Cusseta Road, Bldg 4203, and Sand Hill Recreation Center, 41st Regiment Street, Bldg 3308; and off post at the Chattahoochee Valley Libraries and the Phenix City-Russell County Library in Phenix City, AL

Please continue to check our website for additional information and updates. Thank you!

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The G3/Maneuver Center of Excellence Library Division supports the training of Soldiers. MCoE Libraries provides academic reference, doctrinal research and bibliographic services in support of the students, faculty and staff of the Maneuver Center of Excellence. The Library Division provides reach-back capability from the force worldwide to the MCoE.

MCoE HQ Donovan Research Library, 7533 Holtz St, building 70, suite 1025, Fort Benning GA 31905

HOURS: 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. Closed to the public Thursday-Friday, weekends, training and federal holidays.
COMM: 706-545-5661; DSN: 835-5661

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