City Centre

Mon - Thu: 9:00 to 9:00 
Fri: 9:00 to 5:00 
Sat: 10:00 to 5:00 
Sun: 10:00
 to 5:00

*Closed Labour Day, Remembrance Day, 
Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day


Mon - Thu: 9:00 to 9:00 
Fri: 9:00 to 5:00 
Sat: 10:00 to 5:00 
Sun: 12:00 to 5:00 

*Closed all stat holidays and Sundays followed
by a holiday Monday 
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Science Expo 2018

Science Expo atomCity Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way
Thursday, May 10, Starting at 3:30 pm

Join us as Coquitlam Public Library hosts its third annual Science Expo. Tri-Cities students from grades 4 to 12 will display their experiments and innovations at the City Centre Branch for a chance to win medals, trophies and some of the $2,000-plus in prize money. 

Teen Poetry Slam

City Centre Branch, Rooms 136 and 137
1169 Pinetree Way
Thursday, April 26, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Teen poets in grades 8, 9, 10, 11 or 12 are encouraged to perform an original poem in three minutes or less. Prizes for best performance will be valued at $50, $30 and $20 for first, second and third place.

To join the slam, poets can register in advance by contacting librarian Chris Miller at 604-554-7339 or cmiller@coqlibrary.ca. You can also register at the door. Everyone is invited to drop in and watch the performances. Snacks and drinks will be served.

Free Comic Book Day

Poirier Branch
575 Poirier Street, and
City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way
Saturday, May 5, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day at Coquitlam Public Library by choosing a free comic produced for the occasion by some of the world's best comic writers and artists. Come early if you can! Free comics are available while supplies last.

Club Diginista: Scratch for Teens

City Centre Branch, Computer Lab
1169 Pinetree Way
Saturdays, May 12 - June 30, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
For girls aged 12 to 15

Learn the block coding program Scratch from instructors Rana Al-Sammarraie and Colleen Penrowley. This program is a partnership with Soroptimist International of the Tri-Cities.

If you are interested, please contact librarian Chris Miller at 604-554-7339 or cmiller@coqlibrary.ca with the name, age, phone number and e-mail address of the registrant.

Volunteer Opportunities

teen helping child with computerOur volunteer programs include the Homework Help Club, Reading BuddiesComputer Buddies and the French Club, which is called Parlez-Nous Francais! Middle schoolers and high schoolers are welcome to join the Library's Teen Advisory Council.

If you have any questions, please contact Librarian Chris Miller at 604-554-7339 or cmiller@coqlibrary.ca.

Program & Events Guide - Spring 2018

Check out the Library's new program and events guide for the Spring 2018 season. It's jammed packed with fun and educational activities for all ages.

Read it now on issuu.


Click here for a printable PDF version. 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)