Thanksgiving Hours

City Centre

Sun, Oct 13: 10:00 - 5:00
Mon, Oct 14: 10:00 - 5:00


Sun, Oct 13: Closed
Mon, Oct 14: 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 


2019 Federal Election

The 2019 Federal Election will be held on October 21, 2019. Find voting and candidate information at either of our branches. Keep up to date with election information on our elections page.

Learn About Elections and Government

City Centre Branch, Rooms 136 and 137
1169 Pinetree Way
Wednesday, October 2, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm


Terry Fox Branch, Fraser Valley Regional Library
2150 Wilson Avenue, Port Coquitlam
Thursday, October 3, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about the upcoming federal election, how voting works in Canada and who is responsible for different services. Free event. Please RSVP to Sponsored by the Tri-Cities Literacy Committee.

Download the CoqLibrary App

- Check your account
- Download eBooks and eAudiobooks
- Stream movies and music
- Read magazines and newspapers
- Book a room
- Learn a language
- Access your digital library card

Available for Apple and Android. and LinkedIn and LinkedIn have merged.

Starting in a few weeks, log in to through your LinkedIn profile. The Library can help you set up a secure profile. Learn more.

Celebrate Culture Days and the 100th Anniversary of Korean Film

Celebrate Culture Days and the 100th anniversary of Korean Film with four popular recently released Korean films. Presented by the Korean Cultural Centre of Canada, the Library will screen the following films: Along with the Gods: The Two Worlds, Little Forest, The Spy Gone North and Assassination.

Join us beginning Friday evening, September 27 to Sunday, September 29 at the City Centre Branch. English subtitles are available for all the films. No registration required. Get details.

Library Champions Information Session

City Centre Branch, Room 127
1169 Pinetree Way
Thursday, October 10, 10:00 - 11:30 am

Do you have Permanent Residency status? Become a Library Champion! Volunteer to help other new immigrants in your community! Register for this free program online

Creating Resumes and Cover Letters that Get You the Job!

City Centre Branch, Room 127
1169 Pinetree Way
Thursday, October 17, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Resumes and cover letters are essential parts of every job search. Get equipped with the tools you need to create resumes and cover letters that get you the job. At the end of the workshop, there will be a short resume clinic, during which a Career Adviser from WorkBC Centre Coquitlam will take a look at your resume and provide brief feedback. Register online.

Book Binding Demonstration

City Centre Branch, Room 127
1169 Pinetree Way
Saturday, October 19, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  New date!

Presented by Mike Toddington. Learn how books were originally bound and repaired. Register by phone at 604-939-2163. Registration deadline is October 16. 

Presented by the Friends of the Coquitlam Public Library

H.E.R.O.S. Emergency Preparedness Program

Are you and your family ready for an emergency? This fall, the City of Coquitlam will be holding H.E.R.O.S. Emergency Preparedness sessions at the Library. These sessions will cover both man-made and natural hazards, including power outages and earthquakes.

Sign up for a two-hour session to learn how you can be a H.E.R.O. and be prepared to help yourself and others. Check the schedule, then register online or phone 604-927-4386.

Adult Summer Reading Club Survey

Did you participate in Adult Summer Reading Club this year? Take this short survey to let us know about your experience! 

Programs & Events Guide - Fall 2019

Program & Events Guide: Fall 2019Our new Programs & Events Guide for fall 2019 includes:
•  School Success programs
•  teen volunteer opportunities
•  art and writing contests for kids and teens
•  employment advice
•  help for newcomers
...and much more!
 Online version                            Printable version

Copies are also available at your local branch.

Display Cases

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

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)