Consisting of more than 70,000 books, the Pritzker Military Museum & Library’s book collection is made up of titles spanning all periods of history, countries, cultures/peoples, and branches of the U.S. military.


World Share Discovery

Search our catalog and scope out our consortial partner, the Consortia of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI) and other libraries worldwide.



Through our consortium with eRead Illinois, our members now have access to 10,000+ diverse e-book titles. With your membership ID, you will be able to view of check out these resources onto your computer or mobile device. Since this collection is shared by many libraries, the titles available are more varied than our physical holdings. In addition to the books shared by the consortium, there are also titles available exclusively for our members’ use.

reading lists

Reading Lists

These reading lists, curated by each of the branches of the U.S. military and the Joint Chiefs of Staff, provide service members with a guide to expand knowledge and develop innovative thinking.