Welcome From The Librarian
Welcome to the Antonian College Preparatory High School Library (ACP Library), which is located at the Pettit Family Center for Academic Excellence. We sincerely thank all of the generous donors and all those who gave of their time and expertise, blessing us with such an innovative and college-like learning environment. Students are welcome to make use of this inviting facility and abundant resources for their academic pursuits or leisure reading, before or after school, during lunch, or during their open periods. Check the Library Rules, Policies and Services for more details.
ACP Library Mission Statement
The ACP Library supports the Antonian Community to fulfill the mission of Antonian College Preparatory High School by collaborating with teachers, students and others to provide quality resources and meaningful learning experiences guided by the Gospel Values and aligned with Antonian curriculum; to advocate reading for knowledge and leisure; and to empower all students to become skillful lifelong learners and Christian leaders in their sphere of influence.
ACP Library Vision Statement
To be an exemplary library program that strives to follow the library standards of the accreditation agencies as well as that of the local and national School Library Associations; play an integral role to help teachers produce information-literate, self-aware and purpose-driven, Catholic Christians who are prepared to succeed in the 21nd century.
2020-2021 Library Hours
Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Early Dismissal Day/Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
CDC Guided Social Distancing Measures
The library seating arrangement is one student one table, with six feet between each student, with tables and chairs disinfected after each use. Hand sanitizer is available in every area. Students will be required to wear face covering, complete the Student Library Visit Check In Form upon arrival and the Student Library Visit Exit Form before departure.
Antonian Virtual Library
You may access Antonian Virtual Library 24/7 anywhere with internet connection. You may search our Library Catalog as your first stop for all formats of your resources needs from what we have purchased. Click Login for more features by selecting Sign in with Google.
You are welcome to search our online academic databases directly instead, for full text articles or eBooks, or videos by searching by Category, and by Publisher, by Subject, and by Tips and Guides. These online databases might require username and password when searching off campus.
Mrs. Hernandez Texas Certified School Librarian(TCSL), Google Certified Educator (GCE), Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS).
Student Library Assistant - On Campus Community Service Opportunity
Students will be trained with helpful skills and mentored on value that would prepare for their future while serving the Antonian Community, providing the librarian the students' perspectives regarding library resources, lessons as well as services. They also help make the Student Space relevant to our students.
Current Student Library Assistants: Jose Fernandez, Marisa Pringle, Sofia Hampton, Jonathan Conwell, Travis Aguilar, Alexis Duena.
Our teachers are invited to actively involve in making our library resources curriculum relevant and current. The Teacher Space is designed to help teachers with their Remote and Hybrid Teaching challenges.
Come join our Book Club to share the joy of reading and discover the journey of authorship 3:40 pm to 4:20 pm every Tuesday. Class Code: mjwghoq