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.

CAPL:  Where Place and Possibility Meet 


Want to be a Census Taker and Need Help with Your Online Application?  January 30th 12:00 -5:00 pm

There will be staff at the Coatesville Area Library to assist you with entering your online application to become a census taker.          Earn $27.50/hour. 


Use your library card to check out free passes to Longwood Gardens. 

Ask at our Circulation Desk for more information.


Hot Spot Rentals! 

COMING in JANUARY 2020: CAPL patrons will have the ability to rent out hot spots. These T-Mobile portable hot spots tap into cellular networks, just like a smartphone does.  Ask at our Circulation Desk for details.


 Good News Veggie Lovers !!!

The mobile market will be coming weekly to CAPL's parking lot every Wednesday starting January 15th.  It will be here 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. 

See you at the mobile market for healthy winter eating ideas!

  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.

Read with your Principal:

Caln Elementary School Students

Ms. Richardson will be at CAPL on January 18th  1:00-2:00 pm reading with students. Welcome ALL !!!

  Robotic Club.   Monday, January 20 at 6:00 pm.

Tweens and Teens in the Library.  

Wednesday's 3:00 -5:00 pm



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.


January 4 and January 18 Saturday - 10:30 am PAWS for Reading – Read to Moose, a  certified therapy dog.  This session is dedicated to children with special needs.  If you come and read 5 times you can earn a free Paws T-shirt.  


January 13, Monday - 12:00 noon. CAPL Book Club. 


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. 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. 

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