Library

The Colorado Springs School’s main library and media center is housed in the historic Trianon in Charles Baldwin’s beautiful two-story library. It has more than 13,000 volumes for our students, faculty, staff, and parents to use.

The library serves as a hub for digital learners of all ages and is home to a multi-media resource center, an iPad lab, portable Chromebooks, and a video recording and editing studio. The Children’s School library room is also located in the Trianon, with books and resources for younger students.

Library hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Media specialist is available to assist students with research and book checkout.

Pikes Peak Region Battle of the Books

The Pikes Peak Battle of the Books is a reading competition open to 5th grade students. Student teams read up to 40 books over the course of the school year and compete in a trivia challenge at Colorado College, where they are asked to answer questions about the books they've read. Fourth graders are encouraged to read the books, if interested.

The mission of the Pikes Peak Region Battle of the Books is to foster a love of reading by encouraging students to read challenging, quality literature written by a variety of authors across multiple genres.

A list of this year's Pikes Peak Battle of the Books may be found here.

Caldecott Medal Winners

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of 19th-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

A list of the Caldecott Medal Winners may be found here.

Newbery Medal Winners

The John Newbery Medal was named for 18th-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author with the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

A list of the Newbery Medal Winners may be found here.