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 


Friends of CPL Invite You to a Shred-a-Thon!

Poirier Branch
575 Poirier Street
Saturday, February 23, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come to our first ever Shred-a-Thon event and get started on spring cleaning early. Securely shred your confidential documents with bonded professionals.

  • Limit of 4 x 100 lb banker boxes per person/family
  • No metals, plastics, photographs or negatives

Admission to this event is by donation; suggested minimum is $5 per banker box. All proceeds benefit the Library! Sponsored by Green Machine Shredding.

New Resource: Transparent Language Online

NOTE: Transparent Language Online has replaced Pronunciator

Learn how to listen, speak, read and write more than 120 languages, including English. Use a computer or a mobile device by downloading the Transparent Language app.

                                       Try it today! Use this help sheet to get started.

Introducing Playaway Launchpads

NEW to Coquitlam Public Library … Playaway Launchpads! Sturdy little tablets pre-loaded with games about math, transportation, nature, building and engineering, shapes and colours, animals, princesses and more!

Find them on our New Children’s shelves at both branches and also available for borrowing on Library Link. Check one out today!

CoqLibrary App Launch Party!

City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way
Thursday, January 24, 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Join the party as we celebrate the launch of the CoqLibrary app! Drop by for app assistance, enjoy a treat and enter to win fun prizes! 

No registration required - just drop in.

The Official CoqLibrary App has Arrived

Coquitlam Public Library has launched the CoqLibrary app that enables 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.

Winter 2019 Story Times

Join us in the new year for more story time fun for babies, toddlers or preschoolers. See the new story time schedules for City Centre and Poirier.

Family Literacy Day

City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way
Saturday, January 26, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Parents and kids of all ages are invited to try games and activities to celebrate Literacy Day. Just drop in. No registration required.

Family Day Story Time

City Centre Branch, Rooms 136 and 137
1169 Pinetree Way
Monday, February 18, 11:00 - 11:30 am

Join us for a special family story time to celebrate BC Family Day. Just drop in. No registration required.

DIY: Book Clubs

City Centre Branch, Room 127
1169 Pinetree Way
Tuesday, January 22, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Want to start a book club, but don’t know how? Learn the ins and outs of forming a book club, naming it and deciding its scope. Also, learn how to facilitate book-related group discussions and where to find free online book club resources.

Register for this free program online. For more information, contact Vanessa at

Programs & Events Guide - Winter 2019

Check out the Library's new program and events guide for the Winter 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.

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: Celebrate the seasons with the vibrant paintings of the Port Moody Art Association.  

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)