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Barbara Roche, SL Library

The mission of the Barbara Roche, SL Library at Nerinx Hall is to provide the resources Loretto women need to know themselves and their world, to be enriched by diversity, and to answer the call to Christian action.

Gateway Reader Awards

The Gateway Reader Nominees are a set of 15 books that are chosen by a committee of students and librarians through the Missouri Association for School Librarians (MASL) that represent the best young adult current titles.  Then, students have until March to read a few of those books - and then they get to vote on the best!  Below is the list of Gateway Nominated Books for this year.  Happy Reading!  And if you want to learn more about the Gateway Awards, see the MASL website below at

Gateway Reader Awards 2023-2024

Gateway Reader Awards 2022-2023