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Library hours: Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 8:00pm | Friday: 7:30am – 3:30pm
Our library is staffed by a full-time certified librarian and a part-time library assistant.

Mission

The Mission of the Navajo Preparatory School library is to provide access to resources, technologies, and staff to serve the reading and educational needs of NPS Youth who have the desire and potential to succeed in higher education so that they can “lead into the future.” The library works to ensure that students and staff at NPS are effective users of ideas and information, as well as capable of adapting to the challenges of a changing global society.

About Us

The Navajo Preparatory School Library contains over 11,000 items for student and staff use including reference, nonfiction and fiction books, audiobooks, videos, magazines, and newspapers. The library has one mobile computer lab with networked computers, giving students and staff access to a variety of software programs, databases, and internet resources. The library provides subscriptions to several quality online databases containing a variety of digitized periodicals, historical and government documents, graphics, and reference information. Access to the New Mexico State Library El Portal electronic library is also available. Other available resources include printers, scanners, digital cameras, and project resources.

Library Policies

Borrowing Items

  • Patrons are responsible for all items checked out in their name including textbooks, calculators, and any other library materials. Lost or damaged materials must be paid for by the patron.
  • Most items are checked out for two weeks. Most can be renewed up to three times.  Some special items may be checked out overnight. Other special items (CD-ROMs, Videos, Historical materials) may be checked out only at the discretion of the librarian.
  • Fines are assessed at $.05 per day for overdue materials.

Library Rules

  • Behavior must be conducive to study, reading, or thoughtful creativity.
  • Food and/or drink are not permitted.
  • Signed passes from teachers are required for students visiting the library during regular class time.
  • Patrons with overdue fines in excess of $5.00 may not check out other items until the fines or replacement costs are paid.
  • Computers in the library are provided for educational purposes.

Printing

  • Patrons are to be prudent and use discretion in their printing. Copying and pasting information into a Word document is encouraged.
  • Students should consider saving materials to a flash drive and/or emailing them to their school accounts rather than printing research data.
  • Printing of any material is at the librarian’s discretion.
  • Personal printing must be pre-approved by the librarian and will incur charges.

Copying

  • Students should consider scanning documents and saving them to a flash drive and/or emailing them to their school accounts rather than copying.
  • Copying of any materials is at the librarian’s discretion.