Upcoming Holiday Hours

City Centre

Good Friday
Friday, Apr. 10:
10:00-5:00 pm

Sunday, Apr. 12:
10:00-5:00 pm

Easter Monday
Monday, Apr. 13
10:00-5:00 pm

Poirier

Good Friday
Friday, Apr. 10:
Closed

Sunday, Apr. 12:
Closed

Easter Monday
Monday, Apr. 13
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 
 
 

 
 

Design-Your-Card Contest


Attention junior artists! The Coquitlam Public Library would like your help to design new library cards for children.

Enter our Design-Your-Card contest and two lucky winners will have their artwork featured on our children’s library cards.


Categories:

  • Traditional illustration
  • Computer-generated graphics


Who may participate?

The contest is open to children aged 5–11 years old who live in Coquitlam.


What are the contest entry rules?

  • Artwork must be:
    • on an 8.5" x 11" blank, white piece of paper, in portrait or landscape orientation.
    • in colour, original, previously unpublished and free of copyright restrictions.
    • in a printable medium, either;
      • traditional, eg. crayon, pencil crayon, felt marker, watercolour or oil paint, etc., or
      • computer-generated, with a resolution of 200 dpi or higher
  • There is a limit of one entry per person.
  • Family members of Library employees are not eligible to enter
  • Submitted artwork becomes the property of Coquitlam Public Library. Entries cannot be returned to the artist.
  • Please do not include your name in your design. Print your information on the contest entry form and attach it to your design.


To enter the contest:

  • All entries must be received by 5:00 pm on Friday, December 6, 2019.
  • Entries may be submitted to the Poirier or City Centre branches of the Library, in person, by mail or by email.
  • Mail entries to:
    Coquitlam Public Library, c/o Design-Your-Card Contest
     575 Poirier Street,
    Coquitlam, BC  V3J 6A9
  • Email entries to: cpldesignyourcard@gmail.com

 

Details:

  • Actual library card size is 8.5 cm x 5.5 cm.
  • Winners’ names may appear in newspapers, on the Library’s website and in other communications.


What will the winners receive?

There will be one cash prize of $100 in each category. 2nd place finalists will each receive a $50 cash prize and 3rd place finalists will each receive a $25 cash prize. Only first place winners will be featured on a library card.


Who will choose the winning designs?

A panel of judges will select the top four designs from the entries. Judges will include Executive Director Todd Gnissios, and Evergreen Cultural Centre’s Visual Arts Instructor Wendy Anderson.


Contest Entry Forms

Pick up an entry form at the Help Desk at either branch or on the Library Link, or print an entry form.


Designs must be submitted by 5 p.m., Friday, December 6th, 2019.

 
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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