Thanksgiving Hours

City Centre

Sun, Nov 10: 10:00 - 5:00
Mon, Nov. 11: Closed


Sun, Nov. 10: Closed
Mon, Nov. 11: 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


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 


ESL Programs and Services


ESL Book Club Sets

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

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.

Job Resources

Skilled Immigrant InfoCentre is an awesome ESL site for skilled immigrants looking for work.


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.

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. There is no need to pre-register, simply go to a group that suits you. There is no scheduled start date. You can join at any time! Participants must be at least 19 years old.

Current Schedule

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)