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Welcome to the CPTC Library/Learning Resource Center homepage! We are located in building 15.

Spring Quarter 2023 hours

7:30am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday

Closed weekends and holidays

Welcome to the Clover Park Technical College Library!  For more information about the Library and other services available in the Learning Resource Center, click on the tabs above.

Looking for books, DVDs, laptops, or other items to borrow from the Library?

Click the Library Catalog button to start your search!   

Are you specifically looking for textbooks? Check out our Course Reserves list to see what's available!

Search for scholarly articles, magazines, newspapers, or streaming video via the links below. A detailed list of all databases is available through our A-Z Database List.

NOTE: Your CPTC account will not work for logging into the databases. Please contact the Library (253-589-5544, for login information.

                EBSCO database

Newspaper, magazine, trade publication and scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles. Ebooks, images, and videos also available.

Access World News

Global and national newspapers in image and text formats.

Newspaper, magazine, trade publication and scholarly (peer-reviewed) articles. Ebooks and videos from Academic Video Online are also included.


Subject dictionaries and encyclopedias.

Streaming documentaries and feature films.



Government, legal, and historical documents related to civil discourse and positive, open dialogue.