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


Adult Summer Reading Club 2018

Coquitlam Public Library presents: The Adult Summer Reading Club, June 1 - August 31

Why should the kids have all the fun? This year’s theme is Choose Your Own Adventure! Participants can choose their own level of difficulty. Each book read is eligible for an entry in our grand prize draw.

Find out more!

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.


End of Summer Carnival

City Centre Branch, Rooms 136 and 137
1169 Pinetree Way
Tuesday, August 28, 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Come for carnival-style games! Win small prizes. Kids and adults of all ages are welcome.

Drop in. No registration required. For more information, contact librarian Chris Miller at cmiller@coqlibrary.ca or 604-554-7339.

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:

June 21

Feel the Beat: BC Culture Days

City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way
Saturday, September 29, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Everyone is invited to enjoy an afternoon of drumming performances in celebration of BC Culture Days. All ages are welcome. Registration is not needed—just drop in!

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.

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)