Library & Resources

Welcome to the La Paz Library collections information page!  Our collections include a wide range of both physical and electronic resources, designed to foster a love of learning while preparing students with the skills and tools necessary for academic success in the 21st century.

We proudly offer access to:

  • Approximately 4,000 books in English and Spanish (click here to browse our catalog online)
  • Twelve desktop computers and a projector for watching videos and demonstrations
  • Six bean bags! Great for curling up to read on
  • Full access for all students grades 8-12 to the virtual library of Costa Rica’s Latin American University of Science and Technology (ULACIT).
  • Highlights include full-text articles from more than 4,600 multidisciplinary academic publications
  • More than 2,300 business publications, more than 80 of which are focused exclusively on the United States
  • Nearly 600 academic journals from Latin America, Spain, and Portugal, covering a wide variety of subjects in Spanish and Portuguese
  • Nearly 400,000 articles covering humans’ impact on the natural environment
  • Nearly 1,200 science publications
  • Full access for students of all grades to EBSCO, a leading provider of high-quality K-12 electronic research and information databases. Highlights include: Millions of full-text articles from from hundreds of regional, national, and international English-language newspapers
    Tens of thousands of encyclopedia entries in English and Spanish
  • Nearly 90,000 English-language biographies
  • Over 500 English-language high school magazines
  • Nearly 150 English-language middle school magazines
  • Over 70 English-language primary school magazines
  • Articles from hundreds of reference books in both English and Spanish
  • Thousands of recent newspaper articles from 12 Latin American newspapers, including Costa Rica’s La Nación

If you have any questions, please send an email to We look forward to hearing from you!