Construction activity outside the City Centre branch on Pinetree Way is ongoing. There will be continual lane and sidewalk closures during construction. Please observe all signage and plan alternate routes when possible.
Persian Culture Day
This Saturday, October 1, discover the fascinating country of Iran. Enjoy entertainment, games, art displays and calligraphy. Sample Persian cuisine and learn more about this exciting culture.
Something new and colourful outside of our Poirier branch ... a large, decorated salmon sculpture! 11 others are being installed in prominent locations around Coquitlam as part of a public art project celebrating Coquitlam’s 125th anniversary.
More information can be found on the Coquitlam 125 Salmon Project page.
The library will be closed on Sunday, October 9 and Monday, October 10 for Thanksgiving Weekend.
Coquitlam Trivia Contest
To celebrate Coquitlam's 125th birthday we are having a trivia contest! Click here for the current question and/or answer, as well as contest rules and details.
Coquitlam's 125th Birthday: Historical Photo of the Month
Every month throughout 2016, we will feature an image from Coquitlam's past. Click on the image on the left to see the photo for the month of September. Happy 125th!
Innovation Hub at City Centre
Come to the City Centre branch (1169 Pinetree Way) and use our 3D printers, scanners, and high powered creative software to bring your innovative ideas to life.
To make an appointment call 604-554-7330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
. Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
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: A stunning assortment of unique and one-of-a-kind pens. Pens are handmade by Mal Phillips from a variety of materials including wood, acrylic, metal, and stone.
At Poirier branch: A beautiful and unique collection of jewellery made using gems, beads, and components sourced from all over the world. Designer, Donna Ann Couturier channels her inspiration from nature and describes her collection as "vintage style with a modern flair."
Centre for Equitable Library Access
If you have difficulty reading print, find out how you can get materials from CELA here.
For more information on CELA, please log on to their website at www.celalibrary.ca.
Are You New To BC?
Visit NewToBC.ca to learn more about the services and programs public libraries offer recent immigrants.
Newcomers Questions and Answers and Helpful Resources from NewToBC
Read more about Library Champions.
Phone 604-937-4248 to find out how to become a Library
Champion at Coquitlam Public Library.
The Tri-Cities Welcoming Project lists services in their Newcomers Directory. Find out about our cultural diversity or browse newsletters in their Community Profiles.