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Monday – Thursday: 7:30 am – 8:00pm | Friday: 7:30am – 3:30pm

Welcome to the Navajo Preparatory School Library website. This site is designed to provide our school community with access to quality information, whether from school or at home. Our purpose is to ensure that resources are available so that all users may find what they need and become proficient in using information in today’s world. You are invited to explore, learn, and enjoy this collection of resources.

Students are welcome to come to the library starting at 7:30 am. Tutoring services in Math, Writing, Science, Spanish and Navajo Language are available Monday through Thursday from 3:30 pm – 8:00 pm.

Browse the full collection of magazine titles

New Mexico Reads primarily includes Southwest history and culture titles and fiction by New Mexico authors or set in the Southwest. It also includes some books on racism in America, and national topics such as the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.

Research Tools

NPS eBooks and Audiobooks

NPS Subscription Databases for Periodicals and Reference Information

  • AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY: Resource covering more than 500 years of the African-American experience.
  • AMERICAN HISTORY: Resource for student research spanning our nation’s history, from prehistory to the present day, including articles, images, primary source documents, timelines, videos, and slideshows.
  • AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY: Access to over 15,000 years of American Indian culture and history.
  • ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL HISTORY: Resource with thorough coverage of world history from prehistory through the mid-1500s, with special Topic Centers on key civilizations and regions.
  • CLASSROOM VIDEO ON DEMAND: A curriculum-focused video subscription providing unlimited access to thousands of videos for all departments.
  • CREDO SOURCE REFERENCE: Source Reference shows the wealth of information available from your library on any topic!
  • EL PORTAL: Collection of online resources including databases, newspapers, and homework help.
  • FEATURE FILMS FOR EDUCATION: Hundreds of full-length feature films for educational instructional purposes.
  • FLIPSTER MAGAZINES: Access to the magazines you know and love in an easy-to-read digital format.
  • GALE REFERENCE SITES: A collection of 50 databases covering all topics.
  • GLOBAL ISSUES IN CONTEXT: Provides a global perspective on important issues in the modern world.
  • INFOBASE LEARNING CLOUD: Dive into more than 80,000 microlearning videos and hundreds of professionally developed courses designed to help you master new skills, practice concepts, share ideas, and assess learning.
  • ISSUES & CONTROVERSIES: Topics on today’s crucial issues in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture.
  • ISSUES & CONTROVERSIES IN HISTORY: Coverage of the background, outcome, and contemporary points of view for every major debate and conflict in American history.
  • MODERN WORLD HISTORY: Resource offering a comprehensive look at world history from the mid-15th Century to the present.
  • NOODLETOOLS: A writing tool to help you gather evidence, organize, and write, including citation guides.

Library Guides

  • LIBGUIDE HOME : Here you will find research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by the fabulous librarians at Navajo Prep Library.
  • EXTENDED ESSAY: This guide is to assist NPS students with their Extended Essay.
  • NOODLETOOLS: HOW TO GUIDE : This guide contains information on commonly asked question and tips for using Noodletools.
  • THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE: This guide contains resources, including descriptions of books in the NPS library, that may be helpful for your TOK coursework and essay.
  • NEW MEXICO STATE LIBRARY LIBGUIDES: A wide variety of commonly requested research topics at the New Mexico State Library.

Selected Internet Sites

Library Online Public Access Catalogs

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.


  • 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.


  • 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.



Ms. Holly J Hook is the Librarian of Navajo Prep. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Kansas and her Master’s degree in Massachusetts. She is a professional musician and an adventurer (constant learner) in both educational technology and the study of ancient texts. Ms. Hook has over 10 years as an educator and an additional 10 years as a Teacher-Librarian in Young adult Libraries, both at the High School and Collegiate levels. She has a passion for freedom of speech, media literacy, and civil discourse.