Library/Learning Commons

The SM West Learning Commons features a library, green room, sound booth, coffee bar and several collaborative spaces.  The Learning Commons is open on most days from 7:20-4:00.  Students are welcome in the Learning Commons at any time for academic purposes.  Mrs. Bullman, the media specialist, is available to help students with finding library books, utilizing the online databases, learning effective research techniques, as well as technical guidance and instruction in the sound booth and green room.  


  • Students may use the online form to request to visit the Learning Commons during seminar.  

  • Teachers and students may reserve learning common spaces throughout the day to support their curricular needs.

  • Library books are checked out for three weeks at a time.  

  • Students are encouraged to return books within the checkout period.  

  • Students will be sent email notifications when books are overdue.  

  • Fines will be assessed if a book is a month overdue.  

  • Fines will be removed if the book is returned.  

  • Students can also check out books from other SM district locations.