Staff Services

You will need your Naropa ID card to open your account. Set up library accounts by emailing library@naropa.edu from your Naropa email address. Your Naropa ID card will serve as your library card.

Loan periods, circulation limits, and renewal limits for Naropa staff are as follows:

  • Books – 2 weeks, 3 renewal, 10 items total
  • DVDs & CDs – 2week, 3 renewal, 10 items total

Placing holds

  • Go to Allen Ginsberg Library website and click on HowlCat Library Catalog (https://www.naropa.edu/academics/ginsberg-library) 
  • Sign into HowlCat with your HowlCat username and password (see https://www.naropa.edu/academics/ginsberg-library/services/index.php to learn how to set up your account if you have not yet)
  • Go to Search bar at top of page and type into open field item you are looking for, then click "Go"
  • Click "Place hold" located on the right side of screen 
  • Choose your preferred Pick up location, AGL Main Branch or Paramita 
  • Click "Confirm hold"
  • You will be notified via your Naropa email when your hold is ready to be picked up