December Holiday Hours

City Centre

Tue, Dec 24: 9:00 - 3:00
Wed, Dec 25: Closed
Thu, Dec 26: Closed
Sun, Dec 29: Closed
Tue, Dec 31: 9:00 - 3:00
Wed, Jan 1: Closed

Poirier

Tue, Dec 24: 9:00 - 3:00 
Wed, Dec 25: Closed
Thu, Dec 26: Closed
Sun, Dec 29: Closed
Tue, Dec 31: 9:00 - 3:00
Wed, Jan 1: Closed

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


Poirier
  

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 
 
 

 
 
Note: The Poirier branch parking lot may be limited on the following date:
Dec. 20: Skate Club Christmas Recital, Roller Skating Event & CMHA Candy Cane Tournament

Programs & Events Guide - Winter 2020

Our new Programs & Events Guide for Winter 2020 includes:
•  Story times & programming for children
•  Upcoming author visits & seniors' talks
•  Tech Tuesdays
•  Programs for English language learners & newcomers
•  Library Link schedule...and much more!
 
Online version                            
Printable version

Copies are also available at your local branch.
 
 

Senior Holiday Tea

Poirier Branch, Nancy Bennett Room
Thursday, December 19, 2019
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Registration: Drop-In



Celebrate the holiday season with the Library. Join us for the Senior Holiday Tea and enjoy festive activities including live music, caroling, holiday trivia and traditional stories. 


How to Network: A Free Career Workshop

City Centre Branch, Room 127
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Registration: Required
Presented in partnership with WorkBC Centre


Learn about the importance of networking at this free career workshop. This workshop will cover effective networking strategies that can increase your chances of securing employment. Register for free online through Eventbrite


Road to the Oscars: An Afternoon Film Series

Thursdays, January 9, 16, 23 & 30
Poirier branch, Nancy Bennett Room
Starts at 1:00 pm and continues until end of film
Registration: Drop-In



In anticipation of the upcoming Academy Awards ceremony, come experience Oscar winning films on the "big screen" at the Library. 

Schedule of screenings:
January 9: An American in Paris (1951)
January 16: Terms of Endearment (1983)
January 23: Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
January 30: La La Land (2017)


Chess Club

Poirier Branch, Nancy Bennett Room
Every Saturday beginning January 11, 2020
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Registration: Drop-in
All ages welcome! 


Interested in learning how to play chess or looking for someone to play with? Join us every Saturday beginning January 11 for weekly Chess Club. Club is open to all ages and chess sets will be provided.


Retirement Seminar Series

City Centre Branch, Room 136
January 15, February 19, March 18
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Registration: Drop-In
Presented by IG Wealth Management


Topics:

Wednesday, January 15: Understanding Retirement Income & Expenses
Wednesday, February 19: Simplifying to Un-Mystify Retirement
Wednesday, March 18: Is Retirement a Long Vacation? 

 

Income Taxes 101

City Centre Branch, Room 136 & 137
Tuesday, January 21, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Poirier Branch, Nancy Bennett Room
Saturday, January 25, 10:30 - 12:00 pm


Learn how income tax returns work for individuals and small businesses, what types of deductions are available and common mistakes you should be aware of.

Registration: Drop-in. 


Self Care for Busy Moms

City Centre branch, Room 136
Thursday, January 23, 11:30 - 12:30 pm

Poirier branch, Nancy Bennett Room
Tuesday, January 28, 11:00 - 12:00 pm 


Do you feel tired and drained? Wish you had more energy and time for yourself? Life Coach & Registered Counsellor, Kandice Dondona, will explain the four different types of self-care and how to utilize them in your daily life. 

Babies under one year old welcome, but childcare not provided. Registration required. 

Register for City Centre branch session  |  Register for Poirier branch session


Coquitlam Book Club Celebration with Lindsay Wong

City Centre branch, Room 136
Saturday, February 1, 2020
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Registration: Required

Join us at the Library for a special book club event where we will discuss The Woo-Woo by award-winning local author, Lindsay Wong. Event will include author Q&A and information about Book Clubs at the Library and in the community. Register now online



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- Check your account
- Download eBooks and eAudiobooks
- Stream movies and music
- Read magazines and newspapers
- Book a room
- Learn a language
- Access your digital library card

Available for Apple and Android.



 
Library Locations
Poirier Branch
575 Poirier Street
Coquitlam, BC
V3J 6A9
604-937-4141



City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC
V3B 0Y1
604-554-READ (7323)
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