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Biblioteca Las Americas
Biblioteca Las Americas serves students, parents, faculty and staff from Health Professions and Science Academy and is located in Mercedes.
Monday-Friday: 7:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Capacity: Currently serves 1,500 high school students.
Facilities: 128-seat lecture hall; e-training lab; video editing room; two small conference rooms; fully accessible for use by people with disabilities.
Books: 55,000+ print volumes; health and science specialization; 90,000 ebooks.
Periodicals: Over 150 print titles; 3 newspapers; extensive online access. The library subscribes to over 120 magazine titles covering health, science, and technology issues, as well as leisure reading. Additional magazines are available through the library's subscription databases.
Videos/DVDs/CDs: 8,000 titles; may be checked out for 3 days.
Art: Over 1,000 framed prints for circulation.
Computers: Windows network with 100 PCs for student use; 50 take-home laptops; printers; scanners; video editing and presentation equipment. MS Office; Inventor; and the Adobe Creative Cloud suite are available on PCs.
Online Resources: Library catalog, word processing, eBooks, Internet access to subscription databases.
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Biblioteca Las Americas Staff
Librarians: Ann Vickman, Lead Librarian; Mary Nevares and Sandra Naranjo
Library Assistants: Sergio Cavazos, Zenaida Garcia, Elizabeth Hinojosa, Victoria Olivarez and Yolanda Solis
Secretary: Amanda Sauceda
Biblioteca Las Americas: 300 Med High Dr., Mercedes, TX 78570 | Phone: 956.514.4268 | Fax: 956.565.0710