Belleville East

Library & Media Center


2555 West Blvd
Belleville, IL 62221



Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm




Meet our Staff

Mrs. Laura Byrne

Mr. Joe Nesbit

Instructional Technologist

Ms. Aleisha Brown

Library Administrative Assistant

Our Mission

The mission of the school library program is to ensure that students and staff are effective and efficient users and creators of ideas and information:


  • By providing services, information and technology to support the academic, artistic, and recreational needs of the staff, students and learning community
  • By promoting literature appreciation and information literacy
  • By providing a stimulating environment, which encourages a love of reading and learning



Library Expectations

Genre of the Month:
Fantasy Fiction

Looking for your next read? We’re recommending Fantasy Fiction for November! Finish a book by the end of the month to earn a chance to win a Daily Grind gift card!

Community of Readers

Students from Ms. Schoenebeck’s English 3-4 class show off their library books. Happy reading!


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How many books can I check out?

A: You can check out three books at a time.

Q: How can I check Destiny Discover to see if I have any fines or when my books are due back?

A: Go to Destiny Discover, select Log In in the upper right-hand corner, log in using your school Google account, and select the three bars in the top right corner, then select Checkouts, Fines, or any of the other options you are looking for.

Q: What if my book is overdue but I cannot get to the library?

A: You may email a library staff member or to request a renewal. 

Q: Does the library take debit card?

A: Unfortunately, we do not. However, we can transfer your balance to the Book Store where you can pay by card.

Q: What if the library does not have the book I want?

A: If you think it is a book we should add to our collection, fill out this form as well.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact our school library director, Mrs. Laura Byrne, at