BC Day Hours

City Centre

Sun, Aug 4: 10:00 - 5:00
Mon, Aug 5: 10:00 - 5:00

Poirier

Sun, Aug 4: Closed
Mon, Aug 5: 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 
 
 

 
 

Employment Opportunities

 

Current Job Postings

CPL2019-40 - Librarian I, Regular Full-Time

CPL2019-41 - Library Technician, Regular Full-Time

CPL2019-44 - Community Development Liaison, Regular Full-Time


Application Process

All candidates must fill out an application form. Forms are available at each branch, or online. Applications are kept on file for 6 months. When a position is filled, the successful applicant must undergo a criminal record check. Only those interviewed will receive notification of the final decision.

Union Certification

Employees of the Coquitlam Public Library are required to join CUPE Local 561. The Collective Agreement specifies terms of employment, including wages and benefits. Under the agreement with CUPE, employment opportunities are offered internally first.

Departments

There are 6 departments within the Library – Administration, Customer Experiences, Marketing and Communications, Programming and Community Connections, Collections and Technical Services, and Innovation and Technology Services. Many of these departments are located at the Poirier Branch.

Employment Positions

There are several levels of paid employment available at Coquitlam Public Library depending on your qualifications. Volunteer positions are not available.

Librarian – Requires a Master’s Degree from an ALA-accredited North American university and a valid drivers license.

Member Services Staff – Consist of: Customer Experiences Lead and Customer Experiences II and Library Page. Requirements depend on specific positions. The entry-level position for external applicants is Library Page on-call.

Other Positions include: IT Services Specialist, Processing Clerk, Acquisitions Clerk, Publicist, Children’s Programming Assistant, and Library Technician.
 
 
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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