About the Library


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    The West High Library/Media Center strives to provide materials, technology and the teaching of information skills to enable students and staff to become lifelong information users and recreational readers. West library complies with Missouri DESE Standards.


    Monday through Thursday:  7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Not Open Before School on Late Start Wednesdays
    Friday:  7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
    Circulation Policy
    Books:  2 weeks
    Reference Books:  overnight only
    Magazines:  1 week
    DVD, VHS, CD:  1 week

    Cameras, Flash Drives, Headphones, Microphones:  overnight



    The Library/Media Center collection includes 26,000 books, over 30 print magazine and newspaper subscriptions, research databases, and numerous audio-visual materials which are accessed through an online library catalog. The Library also has available the following: 2 sets of Senteos, 2 document cameras, 1 Airliner, 1 portable SmartBoard, 4 flip cameras, 4 digital cameras, 9 digital camcorders, 8 headphones/microphones, 4 flash drives, 3 scanners, 1 color printer/copier, 1 fax machine, 4 laptops, 20 computers in the Library Classroom, 3 multimedia workstations, and 39 computers at 8 workstations in the general Library. Please call the Library to reserve any of these items.