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 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.

Trivia Night 2019: It's a Pirate Party!

City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way
Friday, April 12, 2019 
Doors: 6:30 pm, Trivia: 7:00 pm

Come dressed like a pirate! This event will feature a no-host bar sponsored by the Kinsmen and snacks and refreshments. Also prizes, raffles and bragging rights. Proceeds to benefit tech for families. 

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the Library. For more information, contact 604-937-4130 or


CoqLibrary App

Coquitlam Public Library has launched the CoqLibrary app, enabling 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.

New cloudLibrary App

CloudLibrary released its new app on February 12. To update, close out of the app and reopen.

See the video tutorial for help. Learn more about the new app from the cloudLibrary Guide.


Over 30,000 of the world’s best films, including documentaries, indie films, classics, and extensive children’s content. Includes public performance rights. Try it today! Stream on any device. Get the app.

Transparent Language Online

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.

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: Inspiring and emotionally rich abstract paintings by Lyn Elizabeth Ayre - multimedia abstract artist. 

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)