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

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.

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February Tech Club: Introduction to Coding with Sphero

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

Tech Club is a monthly program for adults who are curious about technology.

Come play with our new Sphero robots and use block coding to make them move, light up and make noise. Students must bring their own blue tooth enabled smart phone or tablet to download the free Sphero Edu app.  

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!


Try PressReader

Formerly PressDisplay. PressReader has digital versions of current newspapers and magazines from all over the world, in dozens of languages. Includes today's Vancouver SunProvince, and Globe and Mail
To use PressReader on your mobile device, download the app in Android or iOS. On a desktop computer, click on Sign In in the top right corner of the screen and choose the orange Library Card option. Search for Coquitlam Public Library, enter library card number and PIN, and click Sign In. 

Coquitlam Foundation 2018 Grant, Bursary Applications

The Coquitlam Foundation is now accepting applications for their 2018 grants, bursaries and scholarships. Applications must be submitted by 4:00 pm, February 16, 2018. Details.

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.

Coquitlam's Canada 150 Mosaic

Coquitlam Public Library and its partner organizations unveiled Coquitlam’s Canada 150 Mosaic on Saturday, December 2. See videos of the Tile Event and the Unveiling Event. Also, see photos of both events

Program & Events Guide - Winter 2018

Check out the Library's new program and events guide for the Winter 2018 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: Poetry by Frances Cheung - Suen, To. Learn more from Frances' website and blog.

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)