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

UPDATE: The City Centre branch computer lab will now re-open on December 15. During this time, we recommend using the public computers at our Poirier branch to avoid delays, particularly during peak times on evenings and weekends. We apologize for the inconvenience. 

Holiday Hours

The Library will be closed December 24, 25, 26 and 31, and January 1, 2018 for the Christmas Holidays. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

New Online Branch Survey

We are currently redesigning our Library website into a new online branch to better serve you ... and you can help us with the redesign!

Just fill in this quick multiple choice survey.

CPL eNews

Get CPL eNews, our monthly email newsletter, and stay informed about Library programs, events, news and new items.

Sign up for CPL eNews and get entered into a random prize draw for a Roku Streaming Stick. If you've already signed up, then you've been entered. NOTE: Contest deadline extended to December 15.   

Coquitlam's Canada 150 Mosaic

Coquitlam Public Library and its partner organizations unveiled Coquitlam’s Canada 150 Mosaic on Saturday, December 2. See the video and photos of the unveiling event as well as the photos and commemorative video of the tile event from this past October. 

Tech Talk: Science of the Future Series

Dr. Paul Tinari presents a thought-provoking series about technological innovations. The last program of this three-part series will be held on January 17, 2018.

Register or find out more information

Author Visit: Dr. Patrick Hunt’s Hannibal

City Centre Branch, Room 136
1169 Pinetree Way
Thursday, December 14, 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Join noted author Dr. Patrick Hunt as he discusses his new book HannibalHunt, an award-winning archaeologist and best-selling author, has been teaching at Stanford University for 25 years and also works for National Geographic.

Registration is required for this free program as space is limited. Register
online, or phone the Help Desk at 604-554-7323.


January Tech Club: Introduction to 3D Design and Printing

City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way
Friday, January 5, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Learn how to customize a 3D printed object using browser based 3D design software TinkerCAD.  We will also do an orientation on the 3D printers.  

Join our Monthly Tech Club sessions, Fridays from 2:00 - 3:00 pm, to improve your computer skills and learn how to have more fun and less frustration online. Register here!


History Room Upgrades

A big thank you to the Coquitlam Foundation for being key in the Library receiving a Canada 150 grant! The grant is going towards the cost of the History Room at Poirier branch, and will enable the Library to update the microfilm / microfiche reader and printer, get a new digital scanner, a new computer, and more! 

                                    Find out more about the grant.

Program & Events Guide - Fall 2017

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

Read it now on issuu.


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

Try Hoopla!

Instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies and TV shows 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.


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: Quality, handcrafted scarves in a variety of colours, designs, and textures, all locally made by Scarf Nook. "Stay warm, look fabulous!" 

At Poirier branch: A selection of designs by Frances Cheung - Suen, To. "What I depict in my small-sized artworks are the contrast between movement and stillness, illusion and reality, and lastly, richness and sparseness".

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.

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. 

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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)