Seattle's Jesuit High School Since 1891

Library

The McKay Library is an integral part of the educational program at Seattle Preparatory. Recently redesigned, our learning commons in Adelphia Memorial Hall provides:

A welcoming environment that supports equitable access to the skills and resources needed to meet the challenges of the curriculum

Flexible instructional and learning spaces that accommodate a wide range of 21st century learning processes

A comprehensive collection of resources in all formats as well as activities that contribute to lifelong learning

Ongoing instruction in the use of relevant information and resources for a diverse range of subjects as well as support for all learners in our community in their growth as digital citizens

Firm roots in our Jesuit tradition through instruction using the Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm

24/7 access (available to students from the HaikuLearning app) to our growing collection of digital resources, including

1,000+ eBooks

2,000+ audiobooks

20+ databases including JSTOR, ProQuest, and more

Online resource guides curated specifically for individual classes

Citation guidance using EasyBib’s innovative and intuitive information literacy platform

The mission of the McKay Library and Information Center is to be an integral part of the educational program at Seattle Preparatory, ensuring that our students and faculty are efficient users of information and ideas.