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Western Middle School for the Arts Library: Welcome

Online Catalog

Click here to search in our library catalog for a book you want to read or a topic you want to research!

Literary Calendar

Parents Guide to Google Classroom

TumbleBook Library

TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. We have access through KYVL!


Library Expectations


Access our school library collection of MackinVIA eBooks!



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Kari Haney
Western Middle School
2201 W Main Street
Louisville, KY 40212


‚ÄčClick here to access our Research, Biography, Global Issues, and Student Resources databases. These Gale databases are continuously updated to provide current information. 

ABDO eBooks

Take a look at these always available digital books from ABDO! This means that any student can read any of these titles anytime. No waiting times ever. 

Library Policies

Library Mission Statement:

At the Western Middle School for the Arts library, our mission is to cultivate lifelong learning and provide equitable access to knowledge and resources for all students. We are dedicated to fostering a love of reading and learning that extends beyond the classroom, empowering students to explore, discover, and grow throughout their lives.


Library Policies/Expectations:

  • Library hours: 8:25 - 3:20, Monday-Friday
  • Students must have an official Library Pass from their teacher in order to use library during class time.
  • Students may checkout 4 books for a 2 week period.  Books may be renewed for as long as needed.
  • Teachers need to use LibCal to reserve the library space when bringing entire classes. 
  • No late fees, but students must pay for lost or damaged books.
  • Students must be respectful of other patrons and library staff. 
  • Food, gum, candy, and drinks are not allowed in the library.
  • Cell phones are not allowed in the library. 
  • No running, horseplay, yelling, etc.
  • Respect the library space and library materials. 
  • Ask for help if you need it.  Ms. Haney is here to help you!

Western Middle School
2201 West Main St., Louisville, KY 40212