Canada Day Hours

City Centre

Sun, Jun 30: 10:00 - 5:00
Mon, Jul 1: 10:00 - 5:00


Sun, Jun 30: Closed
Mon, Jul 1: Closed

Regular Hours

City Centre

Mon - Thu: 9:00 - 9:00 
Fri: 9:00 - 5:00 
Sat: 10:00 - 5:00 
Sun: 10:00
 - 5:00

*Closed Labour Day, Remembrance Day, 
Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day


Mon - Thu: 9:00 - 9:00 
Fri: 9:00 - 5:00 
Sat: 10:00 - 5:00 
Sun: 12:00 - 5:00 

*Closed all stat holidays and Sundays followed
by a holiday Monday 


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One eRead Canada

Coquitlam Public Library is proud to participate in the first annual One eRead Canada, a nation-wide reading initiative. The inaugural month-long program happening this June features the novel, Glass Beads by Dawn Dumont. Find out what One eRead Canada events will be happening at the Library! Start reading the book today through CloudLibraryHoopla or RBDigital.

Listen to episode 1 of our podcast

Glass Beads Listening Party

City Centre Branch, Room 127
1169 Pinetree Way
Tuesday, June 25, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Join us for a One eRead Canada listening party featuring Dawn Dumont's short-story collection Glass Beads. We'll listen to a couple of short stories from Dumont's collection and then have an informal discussion about them. This program is free, but registration is required.

Programs & Events Guide - Summer 2019

Check out the Library's new program and events guide for the Summer 2019 season. It's jam-packed with fun and educational activities for all ages.
Read it now on Issuu or print the PDF version. Copies are also available at your local branch.

BC Summer Reading Club

The 2019 Summer Reading Club has arrived. This year's theme is Imagine the Possibilities! Come into either branch or visit the Library Link to register, starting June 1. Find out more.

Middle School Summer Reading Club

Join the Middle School Summer Reading Club by visiting either branch or the Library Link, starting June 1, to register (your name, grade, and the name of your school). Review your favourite books and win prizes!

Summer Learning ... and Fun!

Find out about our summer learning activities for school-aged children happening Tuesdays (Poirier Branch) and Wednesdays (City Centre Branch) during July and August.

Adult Summer Reading Club

Adults, here's your summer reading club! Register online or in-person at either branch or on the Library link. Win prizes throughout the summer and get entered into the Grand Prize Draw in September. Registration begins June 1.

Registration form                                           Review/Entry form                                        

CoqLibrary App

Coquitlam Public Library has launched the CoqLibrary app, enabling mobile access to library accounts, popular library services and information. 

Download the free CoqLibrary app for convenient browsing and viewing of e-content, including books, movies, magazines, and music through services such as Hoopla, Cloud Library and RB Digital.

The app is available to download from the App Store and Google Play.

Display Cases

We have museum quality glass display cases at both branches for local artists and crafters to exhibit their works. For more information and an application form click here.

At City Centre Branch: Inspiring and emotionally rich abstract paintings by Lyn Elizabeth Ayre - multimedia abstract artist. 

At Poirier Branch: Come in to view intricately detailed dollhouse miniatures created by Peggy Logan.  She has used recycled materials such as egg cartons and seaweed to create her beautiful scenes.  

Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA)


CELA has taken over literary services previously provided by CNIB. Patrons who register with CELA are eligible to receive audiobooks on MP3 format discs delivered to their homes by mail.

CELA resources include a DAISY magazine service as well as materials for educators including 450,000+ accessible books in formats such as Braille, audio or ebook. 

Register online for CELA to have their materials delivered to your home. For more information, please contact us at 604-937-4165 or

Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership

Access immigrant programs and community resources through the Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership (TCLIP).

The goal of the TCLIP is to develop welcoming and inclusive communities where both long term residents and newcomers feel a sense of belonging and attachment. 

Library Locations
Poirier Branch
575 Poirier Street
Coquitlam, BC
V3J 6A9

City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC
V3B 0Y1
604-554-READ (7323)