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


Good Friday
Friday, Apr. 10:

Sunday, Apr. 12:

Easter Monday
Monday, Apr. 13

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 


Discover Canada Study Guide

Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship is a booklet published by the Government of Canada. You can read it online, or get a copy sent to you by mail.

The guide can be used to study for the citizenship test. It also contains information about the history of Canada, how our government works, symbols of Canada and its regions.

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.

New Canadians

See our Booklet for New Canadians which covers British Columbia and Coquitlam history, population, government and useful Internet sites. See Leaders of our communities below.


Federal Government

Head of State:
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Governor General:
Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette

Prime Minister:
Justin Trudeau

Political party in power:
Liberal Party

Leader of the Opposition:
Andrew Scheer

Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition:
Conservative Party

Other opposition parties and leaders:
New Democratic Party: Jagmeet Singh
Green Party: Elizabeth May
Bloc Quebecois: Mario Beaulieu (interim)

Members of Parliament:
Port Moody-Coquitlam MP: Fin Donnelly (NDP)
Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam MP: Ron McKinnon (Liberal)

Federal Electoral District:
To find out which electoral district you live in by using your postal code, click here.

Provincial Government

Lieutenant Governor:
The Honourable Janet Austin

The Honourable John Horgan

Provincial party in power:

Provincial opposition party and leader:
BC Liberal: Andrew Wilkinson 

Provincial representative, or MLA:
Coquitlam-Maillardville MLA: Selina Robinson (BC NDP)
Port Moody-Coquitlam MLA: Rick Glumac (BC NDP)
Coquitlam-Burke Mountain MLA: Joan Isaacs (BC Liberal)

Click here to find out who your MLA is by postal code. 

Municipal Government


Richard Stewart

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)