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.

Volunteer Opportunities

teen helping child with computerOur volunteer programs include the Homework Help Club, Reading Buddies and the French Club, which is called Parlez-nous en Français! Middle schoolers and high schoolers are also welcome to join the Library's Teen Advisory Council, which plans programs and events for youth.

If you have any questions, please contact Librarian Chris Miller at 604-554-7339.

Science Expo 2020

Science Expo 2020 LogoCANCELLED
Coquitlam Public Library will host its fifth annual Science Expo on May 14, 2020. A partnership program between the Library, School District 43 and Douglas College, the Expo invites Tri-Cities students in gr. 4 to 12 to exhibit science projects at the library for a chance to win prizes. Winners will receive more than $2,000 in prize cheques, plus trophies and medals. Visit the Science Expo page for more details.

Stories, Games & Crafts for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities 

Poirier branch, Nancy Bennett Room
10:00 - 11:30 am
Registration: Drop-In 

Read, play and create with us in the special Library program coordinated for adults and teens with developmental disabilities, their family, friends and caregivers. Each month, we will read stories, play games, make seasonal crafts and have lots of fun. We would also love to hear if there is anything we can do to help you participate. 

Upcoming dates: 
Thursday, April 30
Thursday, May 28
Thursday, June 25 (held in Poirier Board Room)

Keyword Search Our Catalogue

Learn how to do a catalogue search using keywords with a little help from our friends in this video.

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. 

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)