City Centre

Mon - Thu: 9:00 to 9:00 
Fri: 9:00 to 5:00 
Sat: 10:00 to 5:00 
Sun: 10:00
 to 5:00

*Closed Labour Day, Remembrance Day, 
Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day


Mon - Thu: 9:00 to 9:00 
Fri: 9:00 to 5:00 
Sat: 10:00 to 5:00 
Sun: 12:00 to 5:00 

*Closed all stat holidays and Sundays followed
by a holiday Monday 
Find closure date information


Library Link will be out of service for maintenance beginning Thursday, June 21 until further notice.

Coming August 1, we will be upgrading our room booking services to serve you better. Stay tuned for details.

Canada Day

City Centre Branch will be open Sunday, July 1, Canada Day, from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Poirier Branch will be closed on that day.

Library Link will be at Town Centre Park on Canada Day from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Annual Report 2017

2017 was an exciting year at Coquitlam Public Library! Read all about it in our new Annual Report.

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As a printable PDF

Program & Events Guide - Summer 2018

Check out the Library's new program and events guide for the Summer 2018 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.

Or to get program information delivered directly to your email, sign up for CPL eNews and eNews Jr.

Introducing eNews Jr.

You’ve met CPL eNews, now meet eNews Jr. Our newest newsletter will feature programs for babies, children, tweens, teens and families, as well as library news and librarian's picks for great books, movies and more!

Sign up for eNews Jr. today!

2018 Summer Reading Clubs

family reading outdoorsThe Library hosts four summer reading clubs. Find out more. Register today!


2018 Summer Camps

Organized by the City of Coquitlam, Parks, Recreation and Culture - check the Summer Camp schedule and register.

Organized by SFU Summer Camps. Find more information and register.

Summer Day Camps organized by School District 43 Community Schools. For more information.

Tech Training: Microsoft II

City Centre Branch, Computer Lab
1169 Pinetree Way
Thursday, June 21, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Build on your basic Microsoft Word 2010 skills and learn to use features such as templates, tables, and inserting pictures.

Are you new to computers, or looking to build on essential skills? Each Tech Training class will focus on a specific topic and cover some of your most-asked questions. Basic keyboarding and mouse skills are required.

Registration is required for these free classes — go to our website to sign up online or phone the Help Desk at 604-554-7323.

July Tech Club: Introduction to 3D Design

City Centre Branch, Computer Lab
1169 Pinetree Way
Friday, July 6, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

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

Learn how to customize a 3D printed object using browser based 3D design software TinkerCAD.  After the class you can tour the 3D printing lab at our weekly open house. Registration online.


Road to IELTS

Online preparation and practice tests for IELTS.  Includes interactive activities, expert advice videos, hints and tips and downloadable practice tests. 

Available in the library or from home with a valid library card. Also available as an app for iOS and Android devices. Try it today!

Truth and Reconciliation Reading List

Libraries across the country have been responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Call to Action. Coquitlam Public Library's Truth and Reconciliation Reading List contains many related fiction and nonfiction titles. Check out these titles at either of our branches.


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: An exhibition of artwork by Hampton Park Elementary students under the guidance of Cristina Nordin-Justinian.  
At Poirier branch: Dogwood Photography presents The World Through Our Lens - a selection of photographs by members of the photography group. 

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.

Register online for CELA, for Homebound services or the exclusive Audiobook collection. For more information, please contact us at 604-937-4165 or outreach@coqlibrary.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)