Cozby Library and Community Commons

Project Status


December 2014 – Schematic Design
February 2015 – Design Development
May 2015 – Construction Documents
July 2015 – Bid Process
September 2015 – Contract Awarded
October 2015 –
Construction Begins
October 2016 – Construction Complete
October 31, 2016 – Open the the Public
November 19, 2016 – Grand Opening Celebration!

Victoria Chiavetta
Director of Library Services

“If you haven’t visited the newly renovated Cozby Library and Community Commons, I invite you to stop by and check it out. This beautiful facility now offers six study rooms, a conference room, business center, and lots of meeting room space for the public. New tables and chairs throughout the building provide plenty of seating for meeting and collaborating. Teens will love the colorful new space designed just for them. The special toddler zone with its variety of interactives will engage children in imaginative play. We have lots of new books and eBooks, audio and eAudio, and DVDs. We also offer laptops for in-house check-out, TV monitors for collaborative work and wireless printing. And to top it all off, a new drive through-book return and holds pickup is available on the west side of the building. Your library is waiting for you – come see us!”

Cozby Library and Community Commons is open!

Cozby Library and Community Commons Grand Opening

The Coppell community celebrated the grand opening of the Cozby Library and Community Commons on November 19, 2016. Check out the video or stop by the library, 177 N. Heartz Road, to see what the beautiful 32,270-square-foot facility has to offer including versatile meeting and study rooms, a teen room, toddler play and story time area, and the latest technology.

Cozby Library and Community Commons Floor plan.

The William T. Cozby Public Library expansion project provides more functional, adaptable spaces for visitors, innovative technology and the ability to meet the future needs of a family community.  The expansion of the library has come as a result of community input beginning with the development of Coppell’s 2030 plan.  Community needs assessments and a feasibility study conducted in 2010  further underscored the demand for additional library space to serve the residents of Coppell.  The project expanded services to include a business center, a creative learning space, study rooms, and community gathering places.