Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

CPTC Library: Home

Welcome to the CPTC Library homepage! Located in building 15.

The Library/Learning Resource Center has expanded remote services for the Winter 2021 term. While the LRC building remains closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, LRC staff and librarians are available to assist you by appointment. Please click on the "COVID Services" tab for a complete list of remote services, or use the links below.

Quick Links:

  • ProQuest (contact library for login information)
    • If unable to login with the link above, please use this link and click "Log in through your library" at the top of the screen. Then click "More access options" and enter the login information there.
  • EBSCO (contact library for login information)
  • Primo (library catalog)
  • Ebook Central (access instructions available here)

Questions? Call the Library at (253) 589-5544 or send an email to

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

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

The Lakewood branch of the Pierce County Library is now offering computer and wi-fi access by appointment during the following hours. Contact the library at 253-548-3302 for more information or to make an appointment.

  • Sunday: 1-4 p.m.
  • Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Closed for cleaning 1-3 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Closed for cleaning 1-3 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed for cleaning 1-3 p.m.

If you'd like more detailed information about Winter Quarter remote services at the Library, Computer Lab, Tutoring Center and online learning office, you can download the guides below.

Ask a Librarian

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

Free Resources


Clover Park Technical College Learning Resource Center | 4500 Steilacoom Blvd, Building 15 | Lakewood, WA  98499-4004 | 253-589-5544