Easter Weekend Hours

City Centre

Fri, Apr 19: 10:00 - 5:00
Sun, Apr 21: 10:00 - 5:00
Mon, Apr 22: 10:00 - 5:00


Fri, Apr 19: Closed
Sun, Apr 21: Closed
Mon, Apr 22: 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


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 


New eResource: Solaro

Solaro contains online tutorials and study guides for BC students in grades 3 - 12, including math, science and language arts. Students can track their progress and make personalized notes and flashcards. Access on any device with your library card barcode number and password. Need help? Watch a tutorial video.

New eResource: Kanopy

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.

New eResource: Sesame Street eBooks

New and classic eBooks featuring Sesame Street characters. Includes read-alongs, eAudio, animated and interactive books. Accessible by browser only. 

To access, choose "Coquitlam Public Library" and then enter your library card number; you must use a Coquitlam Public Library card beginning with 22416… to use this service. Try it today!

Library Giving Day

Lose Your Fines!

April 10 is Library Giving Day. Donate $25 on this day to waive all your Library fines and receive a tax receipt. Donated funds will go towards the purchase of loanable tech for children.

 Click here for ways to donate.

New eResource: 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.

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 friendsofcpl@coqlibrary.ca.


Library Champions Information Session

City Centre Branch, Room 127
1169 Pinetree Way
Thursday, April 18, 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Do you have Permanent Residency status? Become a Library Champion! Volunteer to help other new immigrants in your community! Register for this free program online.

Easter Monday Story Time

City Centre Branch, Rooms 136 and 137
1169 Pinetree Way
Monday, April 22, 11:00 - 11:30 am

Celebrate spring time with stories, songs and more at the end of the Easter long weekend. Stay after the story time to play with Lego, Keva planks and games inside the program rooms. Registration not required - just drop in.

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.

Programs & Events Guide - Spring 2019

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

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)