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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.
  • RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED!!
    • 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 cptclibrary@cptc.edu 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:

  • 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 cptclibrary@cptc.edu

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? The Lakewood and Fife branches of the Pierce County Library are now offering computer and wi-fi access by appointment. Make an appointment online or contact a Pierce County Library branch for assistance. Kitsap Regional Library is also offering computer use appointments, including printing and copying.

Do you miss browsing for books? The Kitsap Regional Libraries are now open for 45-minute visits.

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

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.

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