Library Media Center

The mission of De Smet Jesuit High School Library Media Center is to ensure that students and staff are effective, efficient users of ideas and information and to encourage lifelong reading habits.

The goal of the De Smet Jesuit High School Library Media Center is to meet the curricular needs of the school’s learning community, both students and faculty. Library Media Center staff is available during and after school to assist with research and information queries. We have an extensive print and electronic collection. Electronic databases and eMedia can be accessed from school or home. The library space is used for classes, quiet study and small group work.


  1. to provide a wide range of print and non-print resources to meet the learning needs of the school community
  2. to encourage recreational reading by providing a wide assortment of award winning fiction and nonfiction titles and periodicals in various formats
  3. to provide access to resources and services free of constraints resulting from personal, partisan, or doctrinal approval
  4. to instruct students to access, evaluate, and utilize information