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CPTC Library: Home

Welcome to the CPTC Library homepage! We are located in building 15.

Beginning Wednesday April 7th, the LRC will be open with a limited number of study spaces and computers for student use! 

  • On-campus services available by reservation on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 9am-3pm.
    • Study spaces may be reserved for up to a 3-hour block per day.
    • Computers may be reserved for up to a 2-hour block per day (with the option to extend your time)
  • Please email us at or call us at 253-589-5544 to make a reservation, 24 hours in advance.
  • Students must check into campus before using LRC study space or computers.

Quick Links:

Questions? Call the Library at (253) 589-5544, send an email to, or chat with a librarian below.

Free Resources

Ask a Librarian

A CPTC Librarian is available over chat 9 AM to 3 PM Monday-Friday when courses are in session. Outside of these hours, your questions will be answered by librarians from across the globe.

Other Services

Apply now to get your own wi-fi hotspot!

Need help with research or citation? Chat online with a librarian below.

Need to make an appointment? Click here to access MS Bookings.

Need technical assistance (other than wi-fi or e-mail)? Visit TechConnect Washington for assistance in the following languages: Spanish, Khmer, Tigrinya, Afaan Oromoo, Amharic, Sidamo, Wolaytta, or English.

Need access to a computer? Our neighboring public library systems are now offering limited access to computers, technology services, and printing.  Visit the following links for more information: Pierce County Library SystemTacoma Public LibraryKitsap Regional Library, Timberland Regional Library.

Do you miss browsing for books? Some Tacoma Public Library and Timberland Regional Library branches and all Kitsap Regional Library locations are now open for brief visits with limited browsing!

Looking for drive-in wi-fi access? The Washington State Department of Commerce has a map of available wi-fi hotspots.