Passage Middle School

400 Atkinson Way  •  Newport News, VA 23608  •  Phone: (757) 886-7600  •  Fax: (757) 886-7661

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The mission of our school library program is to stimulate curiosity, creativity, and collaborative skills while building the knowledge base of our students. Librarians guide learners as they access resources; examine, analyze, and enjoy the works of others; and create and share works of their own. As a result, our students will develop an appreciation of reading and become effective, ethical, and discriminating users of information and technology.

Library Staff


Hours of Operation

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Thursday: 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Summer Reading

NNPS encourages all of its students to read during the summer for enjoyment, leisure, and learning. We have compiled a list of suggested books that are fun, engaging, mysterious, thought-provoking, informative, meaningful, inventive, inspiring, motivational, and more!

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Online Subscription Databases

NOTE:  The Online Subscription Databases requires a user login name and password, please see the library staff to obtain the user name and password.


What you can find at the Passage Library

  • Help with finding the materials you need
  • Summer reading lists
  • A community of readers-Passage Reads program
  • Suggestions for good books to read
  • New books added on a regular basis
  • Popular magazines
  • Computer access
  • On-line resources
  • Assistance using the Inquiry Process when doing research
  • Strategies for becoming information literate


  • - part of The Book Report Network, a group of websites founded in 1996 that share thoughtful book reviews
  • Book Spot - Links to other resources for teen readers

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