Belleville West

Library & Media Center


4063 Frank Scott Parkway West
Belleville, IL 62223



Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Library Socials

Remember to return all books this FRIDAY! ...

Welcome back from Spring Break, Maroons, and HAPPY SCHOOL LIBRARY MONTH! Celebrate at your #bwlibrary201! ...

The first annual #citiesinharmony event. Don’t miss it! ...

New books out this week! ...

Sign up in the #bwlibrary201 today! ...

Join your @bwcounselors in the library for this event hosted by the BW Student Union next week! ...

Meet our Staff

Dr. Soune Ursani

Ms. Kati Richardson

Mrs. Leigh Reidelberger

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


Check out the Student podcast:
Around the West!


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 login information, 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: Does the library take debit card?

A: Unfortunately, we do not.

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, Dr. Soune Ursani, at