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


Tiny Stories Contest 2018

Contest dates: May 1 – June 15
Prizes: To Be Announced

Can you pack vivid descriptions, original characters and surprising plot twists into a narrative small enough to fit in a status update? We want to read your tiny stories! Find out more information and register.

Tiny Stories Workshop

City Centre Branch, Room 136
1169 Pinetree Way
Thursday, May 3, 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Looking for ideas? Or wondering how to craft your ideas into a paragraph-sized story? Join us for our Tiny Stories Workshop! Local writer Rebecca Wood Barrett will lead you through a series of playful writing exercises that will help spark ideas, and lead you to create bite-sized stories, complete with captivating characters and pithy plots - all in 420 characters or less!

Space is limited. Register online for this free program or call the HelpDesk at 604-554-7323.


Mental Health Week 2018

Dementia Friends

Poirier Branch, Nancy Bennett Room
575 Poirier Street
Wednesday, May 9, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Presented by the Alzheimer Society of BC. This workshop is an opportunity to enhance your knowledge of how to best support people living with dementia in your community. 

Registration online.


May Tech Club: Introduction to Coding with Scratch

City Centre Branch, Computer Lab
1169 Pinetree Way
Friday, May 4, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

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

Learn the basics of coding using building blocks in Scratch. Register online.


Crafts & Music for People with Developmental Challenges

Poirier Branch, Nancy Bennett Room
575 Poirier Street

Join us every third Thursday of the month (9:00 - 11:00 am) for some fun, social interaction and light snacks. Registration is required for this free program. Sign up for one of the dates below or phone the Help Desk at 604-937-4141.

Upcoming program dates:

May 17
June 21

Program & Events Guide - Spring 2018

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

Innovation Hub at City Centre

Come to the City Centre branch (1169 Pinetree Way) and use our 3D printers, scanners, and high powered creative software to bring your innovative ideas to life. Open houses are on Fridays, 2:00 - 4:00 pm. 

To make an appointment call 604-554-7323 or email askalibrarian@coqlibrary.ca. Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult. More information here.

Book a Librarian

computer help at the libraryThe Library is here to answer your computer and technology questions. Book an appointment to ask us about internet searching, email, eBooks, tablets, social media, etc. or get help practicing your skills. If you have questions about your tablet or eReader, please bring the device with you.

To book an appointment call 604-937-4141 or email: askalibrarian@coqlibrary.ca

When emailing, please indicate at least two times you are available and whether you would like to have the session at Poirier or City Centre Branch.


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)