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Phone: (505) 848-8889

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Library Services supports school book rooms and textbook rooms on both an ongoing and specifically scheduled basis. Ongoing support is provided through regularly scheduled trainings and centralized management of TIPWeb-IM, the database used district-wide to track and inventory instructional materials.

To help maintain an accurate inventory of instructional materials, Library Services barcodes district-ordered textbooks and distributes them to schools ready for use and circulation.

For questions about ordering instructional materials, contact Rachel Altobelli at or (505) 848-8888.

Textbook Adoption

The district has detailed procedures for textbook adoption in the schools:

Fines and Fees

If you have questions about fines and fees for lost or damaged textbooks, read the district's procedural directive for fees, fines, and charges:

Bookroom and Textbook Room Help

Library Services also supports textbook and bookroom clerks through training sessions and one-on-one sit visits. Textbook and bookroom materials are managed through TIPWeb-IM and district-purchased instructional materials are barcoded centrally by Library Services to help schools with the inventory process.


If your bookroom or textbook room needs additional help with barcoding an un-barcoded collection, training new personnel, or other large projects, contact Angela Artiaga (

Removing Materials

If you have questions about removing outdated (post-adoption) instructional materials from your school, contact Sara Sabol ( at Library Services for instructions and forms.

Adding Textbooks to the Catalog

For training on how to add textbooks to the TIPWeb-IM system, contact Angela Artiaga (

  • Main Phone: (505) 848-8889

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