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The Cozby Library and Community Commons is currently open in a limited capacity, due to the City of Coppell's declaration of a local state of disaster for a public health emergency.

The main library remains closed. The lobby is open to pick up held items. Appointments can be made for curbside service and computer use/printing. More details below.


For curbside service details and to schedule your pick-up, visit
For computer appointment details and to schedule your ​appointment, visit

​​Pick-Up Holds in the Lobby​

  • Lobby hours will be 12 - 6 pm, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and 12 - 7 pm Tuesday and Thursday.
  • All holds will be on shelves in the lobby. A self-check machine​ and a staff member will be in the lobby to assist checkouts. No appointment is needed to pick-up holds in the lobby.
  • Patrons will be allowed in the lobby one at a time (or one family at a time) to pick up their holds and use the self-check. You will only have access to your holds. The main library will still be closed.
  • Masks must be worn by staff and patrons at all times. If you don't have a mask, one will be provided.
  • All areas will be marked to indicate where to stand for appropriate social distancing.
  • All areas touched by staff and patrons will be sanitized between visits.
  • The bathrooms will be taped off, but available on an emergency basis.
  • Curbside Pickup will still be available for patrons that wish to remain in their vehicles. Reservations must be scheduled for curbside pickup.​

City to Begin Passing Cr​edit Card Fees to Customers October 1​

Effective October 1, 2020, a credit card processing fee will show as a separate charge on your credit card statement for any payments made by credit card to the City of Coppell, including any payments for printing, lost items, and nonresident accounts. The Library will be unable to process credit card transactions on Thursday, October 1, 2020.
The City's credit card processor, Automated Merchant Systems (AMS), charges a fee each time a credit or debit card is used to pay for a bill, fee, or service both online and in-person. These fees, which are currently paid by the City and added up to $231,000 in fiscal year 2019, will now be passed onto the customer. Current legislation permits the passage of credit card fees onto customers, and surveys revealed that this is a common practice in some surrounding cities. AMS is conducting a study to determine the fee rate, but it is expected to be 3 to 3.5 percent and will show up as a separate charge on customers' credit card statements.

If you would prefer to utilize another payment method, we accept cash and check payments as well. ​

​​Cozby Book Match

Welcome to Book Match, a reader's advisory service of the Cozby Library and Community Commons. Book Match is a personalized service to match you with suggested books or authors to read next. Just fill out the form and our librarians will provide you with recommendations based on the inf​ormation you provide within 5 to 7 business days. If you would like recommendations for multiple people in your family, such as yourself and your children, please fill out a separate form for each person.​

Introducing Flipster

​The Cozby Library and Community Commons is excited to announce we will begin offering Flipster digital magazines on Monday, October 12. Our subscription for RBdigital magazines will end on November 30. Stay tuned for more news about the app and the new magazine titles we will be offering. ​

​Cozby Library aWARDED 2020 Texas Book Festival Grant

The Cozby Library and Community Commons is proud to announce that it is a Texas Book Festival 2020 Library Grant recipient. The grant awards the library $2,500 to purchase adult books written in Spanish and Hindi. These books will be part of the forthcoming World Languages Collection. Based on survey responses from our community, the World Languages Collection will also include children’s books in Spanish, French, simplified Chinese, and Hindi. This collection will debut in early October.

The Texas Book festival's mission is to promote literacy and support Texas libraries. Since 1996, the organization has funded 1,169 grants totaling over $3 million to 600+ libraries across the state of Texas. For more information on the grant and the Texas Book Festival, visit