All Library branches are closed until further notice. 

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 

As of March 17 the Library is closed until further notice to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Library Link service, programs, events, activities, group visits, homebound service and interlibrary loans have all been canceled.

Please hold on to any items currently checked out. Drop boxes have been locked to prevent overflow. We will be waiving fines and extending holds. 

Our online resources, ebooks & audiobooks continue to be available with a library card and PIN through the website and the Coqlibrary App. Sign up online for a Library card to access most online services.

Start using the Library from home now or check our COVID-19 updates.

ESL Programs and Services


English Practice Groups

Looking for a friendly and fun place to practice your English, meet new friends and learn more about your local community? Join this FREE, drop-in program held at various locations across the Tri-Cities.

Join at any time! Participants must be at least 19 years old.
View online schedule or print a copy.

ESL Book Club Sets

Start an ESL Book Club! We have easy-to-read English book club sets you can borrow. Find out more.

Spring 2020 Program & Events Guide

Mark your calendars for a new season of amazing programs and events. Includes author visits, career workshops, health and home seminars, children's story times and more.

Read it or print it. Copies also available at your local branch. 

Arrival Advisor

New to British Columbia? Use the Arrival Advisor app to help you get settled. Whether you need a job, want to learn English, or connect with your community, find all the information and services you need to get started in your new community. It’s free, in your language, and personalized for you. Try it today!


   Click here for our Citizenship Information Page  

Canadian Citizenship Cultural Access Pass

As of June 17, 2019, the Institute for Canadian Citizenship has decided to fully transition to a digital format with Canoo and end all paper card printing of the Culture Access Pass. For more information, please visit the Canoo Help Centre.

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. 

English and ESL Classes

Coquitlam Continuing Education offers a Foundations English Class, Level 3 at the City Centre branch. Registration is at Coquitlam Continuing Education. Please check or call 604-936-4261 for information about registration requirements.

Coquitlam Continuing Education offers many levels of English and ESL classes, and only charges a small admin fee.  Phone 604-936-4261 for more information.

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)