501 E. Lincoln Highway, Coatesville PA 19320
Phone:  610-384-4115  Fax: 610-384-7551
 

Monday 9:30am - 6:00pm
No appointment necessary
Limit 15 patrons inside at a time

Tuesday 9:30am - 6:00pm
No appointment necessary
Limit 15 patrons inside at a time

Wednesday 10:00am - 5:00pm
No appointment necessary
Limit 15 patrons inside at a time

Thursday 10:00am - 5:00pm
No appointment necessary
Limit 15 patrons inside at a time

Friday 10:00am - 5:00pm
No appointment necessary
Limit 15 patrons inside at a time

Saturday 9:00am - 4:00pm
No appointment necessary
Limit 15 patrons inside at a time

Browsing OK 
Curbside pickup available whenever we're open
Closed Sundays
 
CAPL is a regional library serving the municipalities of the City of Coatesville, Caln, East Fallowfield, Modena, South Coatesville, and Valley.

 

Read the WHYY feature article about us: 

More than books: How Chester County’s libraries pivoted to become a pandemic ‘lifeline’

 

FUNDRAISERS!

It's fundraising time at Coatesville Area Public Library!  We depend on funding from the community to support everything we do!  Here is one of the ways you can support us:

 

Tote Bag Sale

Going on NOW! Support the CAPL - tote bags $6 each or 2 for $10

 

 

Book Bundles are now available for youth, tweens/teens, and adults!

 

Let us browse for you! The Coatesville Area Public Library now offers Book Bundles for youth, tweens/teens, and adults. Just fill out the form for pick-up at Book Bundles, and we'll select 6 to 12 books just for you! A bag full of surprises!

 

If you need a specific book, please continue to place holds via the Catalog at https://catalog.ccls.org/.

 
 

COVID-19 RESPONSE UPDATE

We are allowing a limited number of patrons into the library again, with a few limitations on what they can do once they're inside.  More information can be found here.

 

Thank you for your understanding.

If you have questions, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

For COVID-19 updates please visit the Chester County Health Department's website

https://www.chesco.org/224/Health

or the State of Pennsylvania Health Department's website

https://www.health.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx

 

 The Chester County Libraries have created a new blog to keep in touch with the community and pass on information we think you will find useful.  It can be found here:

Stay Connected with Chescolibraries

 

CAPL:  Where Place and Possibility Meet 

    

We have CASH Yearbooks for sale, for many years from 1972 - 1994!  Click here for more information!

   
 

Longwood Gardens Passes are  AVAILABLE AGAIN!

The Gardens has new visiting guidelines, that can be found here:

https://longwoodgardens.org/visit/visiting-guidelines

   
 

Hot Spot Rentals! 

 We are sorry, but hot spot rentals are not available right now.

   
 

Robotic Club   

Starting again once the library reopens.

   

Story time with Miss Pattie. 

Starting again once the library reopens.

   

Women’s Yoga.

Starting again once the library reopens.

   
 

Tail Waggin Tutors

Starting again once the library reopens. 

   
 

CAPL Book Club

This month's selection is American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins.  We will be discussing the book on Monday, May 10th in our meeting room.  Physical and electronic copies are available, both in print and audio, both English and Spanish.

Sign up by clicking on this link: https://ccls.libcal.com/event/7716562

 

   

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.