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Gateway to the World Library
The Gateway to the World Library serves students, parents, faculty and staff from Preparatory Academy and World Scholars and is located in Edinburg.
Monday-Thursday: 7:45 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Friday: 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Capacity: Currently serves 600 middle school students and 600 high school students.
Facilities: Two computer labs; Makerspace; video editing lab; conference room; quick-print station
Books: 40,000+ print volumes; 90,000 eBooks
Periodicals: 60 print titles; 2 newspapers. Magazine titles cover health, science, history, technology, and current event topics, as well as leisure reading
Videos/DVDs/CDs: 2,700 titles; may be checked out for 5 days
Technology: Windows network with 118 PCs for student use; 20 take-home laptops; printers; scanners; charging stations; video editing and presentation equipment. MS Office; Inventor; and the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite are available on PCs
Online Resources: Library catalog; Office 365; eBooks; audio books; subscription databases; Accelerated Reader
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Gateway to the World Library Staff
Gateway to the World Library: 510 S. Sugar Rd., Edinburg, TX 78539 | Phone: 956.318.8525