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.
 
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Hours
                                               
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm      Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm    Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm        Sunday CLOSED    
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm  Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm    Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm  
 

 

Spring Raffle 

CAPL is having a raffle May 8 – June 8.  The money we collect will be used for a book display case.

Raffle tickets will be available in the Library and at our Book Sale at the Strawberry Festival.

If you or your organization would like to donate items, gift cards or services, please contact 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. .

   

Patch Power comes to our Summer Reading Program! Children can earn reading patches for six patches: the Board Game Genius, Epic Wizard, Interstellar Seeker, Globe Trotter, Mad Chef and Caped AvengerWatch this space for more information as we get closer to summer.

 
  

Science in the Summer at CAPL June 24 -27.  

Registration is online only and begins May 15 at noon.   Use this link:  https://www.fi.edu/scienceinthesummer/registration

   
 chess club  

Chess Club.  Every Monday  4:30 – 7:00 pm.

Learn and play with a tournament winner, Chuck Shaw.

Sign-up at the Children's Room Desk.

   

Tweens and Teens in the Library.  Every Monday and Wednesday 4:00 to 5:00 pm

Want to make displays, help with projects, and earn hours of volunteer time?

Join our other tweens and teens who are already having a great time using their ideas to help the library! New ideas and suggestions always welcome!

   

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.

   

May 4, Saturday - 10:30 am PAWS for Reading – Introducing Scooter, a Sensory Play Day Mascot and certified therapy dog.  This session is dedicated to children with special needs.

   
May 18, Saturday - 10:30 am PAWS for Reading – 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.
   
 

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

This month: A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW by Amor Towles.

   

May 23 - Tuesday  - 1:00 pm Mystery Book Club. 

This month A Study in Scarlet, by Sire Arthur Canon Doyle.

 

 

    
 robot Apr. 22 - Monday  - 6:00 pm.  4H Robotics Club.  

Contact Chester County extension Office for more information 610-696-3500

   

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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