501 E. Lincoln Highway, Coatesville PA 19320 Phone:  610-384-4115  Fax: 610-384-7551  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
CAPL is a regional library serving the municipalities of the City of Coatesville, Caln, East Fallowfield, Modena, South Coatesville, Valley, West Brandywine and West Caln.

Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm   Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm    Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm   

Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm   Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm   Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm    Sunday CLOSED


September is Library Card Sign-Up Month !



Hoagie Sale in September!  Stop by our Circulation Desk.  Buy 1 or more of our coupons for 1 medium (9”) cold hoagie for $7.00 each.  Go To Triple Fresh and Present Coupon(s).  With each coupon that you buy you help the Library to raise funds and you Get A Great Fresh Hoagie, Too! Thank You!

  Coming Soon!  Boscov’s Shopping Passes for Friends Helping Friends Day,  October 16th.   Ask at the Circulation Desk for $5.00 passes. Shop till you drop on October 16th and get a 25% discount on most items.  Thanks for supporting the Coatesville Area Public Library. 

   NEW!!!!  Tween Book Collection Check out our special display of books selected especially for Tween Readers.  tween is a young person between the ages of 9 and 12. A tween is no longer a little child, but not quite a teenager. 

Tween books deserve a special spot of their own, not mixed in with children’s or young adult books.  Tween Readers, ENJOY!  If you have a suggestion for a Tween book, please let us know.


YMCA Monitoring your blood pressure, Tuesday, September 3, 10, 17 and 24 at 10:30 – 11:30 am



 Voter Registration:  League of Women Voters

Tuesday’s,  September 9, 16, 23 and 30, 4:00 – 7:30 pm

  English as a Second Language (ESL) Class every Monday 6:00 to 7:30 pm starting September 9th.  Targeting four language domains of Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening initially targeting the beginning level of English language proficiency.

Computer Training.  Learn the basics of Microsoft Word,  Next Sessions will be in October.  Watch this space for the dates. 

Thank you Rotary Club of Coatesville for funding this training.

  Robotic Club.   Monday, September 16 at 6:00 pm.

Tweens and Teens in the Library.  Returns in October.



Story time with Miss Pattie. Every Wednesday and Friday at  10:30 am.  Preschool children are invited to join in the fun.


Women’s Yoga. Every Monday and Thursday – 6:00 pm. Please join us, no registration is required.


September 7, Saturday - 10:30 am PAWS for Reading – Join Scooter, a Sensory Play Day Mascot and certified therapy dog.  This session is dedicated to children with special needs.

CAPL is closed September 21.  Moose returns October 19 at 10:30 am – Come and read to Moose (golden retriever) a therapy dog!  If you come and read 5 times you can earn a free Paws T-shirt.  Moose is on vacation in July his dog friend will be with us on July 20.

September 9, Monday - 12:00 noon. CAPL Book Club. 

This month: Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly.


Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer experience?  The Coatesville Area Public Library is looking for additional individuals to instruct patrons one-on-one in the basics of using computers and the Internet. 

Fluency in the use of computers, laptops, smartphones, standard office productivity software, e-mail, the Web, and social networking tools is required, as are strong communication and interpersonal skills, friendliness, patience, and approachability.

Availability of two hours a week is desired.  Daytime, evening, and Saturday hours are available.  Applicant must submit a criminal background check and child abuse clearance.  If interested, or for more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or come by the library Mondays or Wednesdays after 3 pm.

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