Mon - Thu: 9:00 to 9:00
Friday: 9:00 to 5:00
Saturday: 10:00 to 5:00
Sunday: 12:00 to 5:00*

*Closed Sundays followed by a holiday Monday

Click here for closure dates

The Library will be closed on Sunday, August 6 and Monday, August 7 for BC Day. 

Introducing Hoopla! 

Hoopla is here! Instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies and movies with your library card. Click Hoopla, then use your Coquitlam Public Library card to log in and start reading, watching and listening. 5 checkouts per month per card. You must be a Coquitlam resident to borrow. Your PIN is usually the last 4 digits of your phone number unless you have changed it.

Technology Survey

The library needs your help! We'd like to know what kinds of technologies you want to see in the Library. Share your opinion today in this short 3 minute survey and help shape the future of your library.

Click here to begin.

World Languages Survey

Do you speak French, Spanish, Chinese, Korean or Farsi? If so, please fill out a survey. Your answers will help us to improve the collection.

中文 (繁體)


中文 (简体)





Program & Events Guide - Summer 2017

Check out the Library's new program and events guide for the summer 2017 season. It's jammed packed with fun and educational activities for all ages.

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Click here for a printable PDF version. Copies also available at your local branch.

Summer Learning Club

This summer, visit the Coquitlam Public Library to attend a roster of fun and educational programs. Scheduled events include The Well Worn Trail, Canadian Planetariums, Vancouver Puppet Theatre, Burnaby Summer Theatre, movie screenings, and the Canada 150 Letter Exchange. 

Click here for events dates and times.

Tiny Stories Contest and Workshop

Write a story in a paragraph for our Tiny Stories Contest! Win prizes!

Contest runs from May 29 - July 14. Click here for details.


End of Summer Carnival

Tuesday, August 29, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
City Centre Branch, Rooms 136 and 137
1169 Pinetree Way

Come for carnival-style games. Win small prizes. Kids and adults of all ages are welcome. Drop in. No registration required.

For more information, call Librarian, Chris Miller at 604-554-7339, or e-mail cmiller@coqlibrary.ca


New Stop for Library Link

The Library Link will be making stops at the Burke Mountain Fire Hall this summer. 

Fridays, July 7 to August 25
12:30 - 2:00 pm
3501 David Ave

Find full Library Link schedule here.

Tech Help with Teens

Tuesdays, July 11 –  August 22, 1:30 – 2:30pm 
City Centre Branch, Computer Lab
1169 Pinetree Way

Do you need help with your laptop, tablet or phone?
Are you struggling to learn the ins and outs of webmail, word processing, spreadsheet or slideshow programs?

Tech-savvy teenagers will assist you. No registration is required. Just drop in to get help.

 Questions? Contact librarian Chris Miller at 604-554-7339, or cmiller@coqlibrary.ca

September Tech Club - Social Media Savvy

Friday, September 8, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way

Do you find social media intimidating? Join us for this one hour class and we will learn how to stay in touch with family, manage your profile, post pictures and keep yourself safe in the online social world. We will look at Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Join our Monthly Tech Club sessions Fridays 2-3pm to improve your computer skills and learn how to have more fun and less frustration online. Registration here!


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: The vibrant, fun, and detailed crochet art of Coquitlam resident Howie Woo. For more info, see Howie's website.

At Poirier branch: A celebration of Canada's 150th birthday, our Great Canadian Road Trip display follows a whimsical cast of animal characters on their road trip across Canada.  Search out the answers to the posted trivia questions hidden in the display.    

Centre for Equitable Library Access


If you have difficulty reading print, find out how you can get materials from CELA here. Also, find out about CELA's Daisy magazine service and educator's materials.

For more information on CELA, please log on to their website at www.celalibrary.ca.

Are You New To BC?

newtobcVisit 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.

tcwclogoThe Tri-Cities Welcoming Project lists services in their Newcomers Directory. Find out about our cultural diversity or browse newsletters in their  Community Profiles.

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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)