From the inviting reading patio and entryway to the technologically advanced Maker Space, the library provides space that supports student learning, fosters a lifelong love of reading, develops essential research and information processing skills, and provides guidance from trained information specialists.
The library houses an extensive array of print resources that have been carefully selected to support the Curtis School curriculum as well as to nurture an appreciation for and love of literature. Through a partnership with the Los Angeles Public Library, the Upper Elementary division has access to a vast store of information via databases, ebooks, audiobooks, and other digital media.
The Curtis Library program offers a wide range of activities and learning experiences for students. From the Caldecott Art Project to Design Challenges to Book Club, every experience is carefully planned to cultivate literacy skills and a love of reading and establish a strong foundation of crucial 21st century information gathering and processing skills.
Libraries around the world are evolving and adapting to the technological advances that are shaping society. The Curtis Library is a key resource that supports each child's academic growth and individual interests while helping our students acquire the skills they will need in order to meet the challenges of a fast-changing world.