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 
Find closure date information


Movie Screening: Black Panther

City Centre Branch, Rooms 136 and 137 and
Poirier Branch, Nancy Bennett Room
1169 Pinetree Way
Friday, August 17, 1:30 - 3:45 pm

Toppled by an outsider, the king of a technologically advanced but secretive African nation fights to regain his throne. Directed by Ryan Coogler, the film features Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Letitia Wright and Danai Gurira. Marvel Studios, 135 min., Rated: PG

No registration required - just drop in. 

2018 PNE Library Day

Near PNE Gate 4, between Toon City and Rollerland
Wednesday, August 22, 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Meet us at the Fair! Join Coquitlam Public Library at Library Day at the PNE! Show your BC library card at the admission gate to get in for just $6 ($9 off the standard adult admission fee). Kids under 13 are always free.

Public Library Day is brought to you by your local library, Public Library InterLINK, Tim Hortons, Raise a Reader, the Vancouver Canucks, the Canucks Family Education Centre and the PNE.

Live History: Mystery Building Workshop 

City Centre Branch, Rooms 136 and 137
1169 Pinetree Way
Friday, August 24, 1:00 - 2:00 pm

For ages 13 - 16

Sign up for mysteries that are hands-on, interactive, and wildly fun! Fans of mystery novels, shows and theatre will love this workshop where they’ll learn to build a mystery while engaging with local history in a way they have never seen before. Build a mystery to stump friends and family, or learn how to become a sleuth during your favourite mystery programs! 

Register online.

Live History: Circa

City Centre Branch, Rooms 136 and 137
1169 Pinetree Way
Friday, August 24, 3:00 - 4:00 pm

For ages 15 and up

A mysterious character from the past, Circa, is horrified to discover they are in the modern era, and many of the events they lived through are now in history books. They don’t know who they are or how they got there. Help Circa trigger memories and learn about life from the past by solving clues throughout the library.

Register online.


End of Summer Carnival

City Centre Branch, Rooms 136 and 137
1169 Pinetree Way
Tuesday, August 28, 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Come for carnival-style games! Win small prizes. Kids and adults of all ages are welcome.

Drop in. No registration required. For more information, contact librarian Chris Miller at cmiller@coqlibrary.ca or 604-554-7339.

Stargazing at Poirier Branch

Poirier Branch parking lot
575 Poirier Street
Wednesday, September 19, 7:00 - 8:30 pm and
Thursday, September 20, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Join astronomer Bill Burnyeat for a chance to view the heavens through a telescope, and learn about the night sky. For children, teens and adults. Families welcome. If the weather doesn't cooperate, we will move indoors to the Nancy Bennett Room, where Bill will provide a talk and slide-show.

For more information, call librarian Chris Miller at 604-554-7339, or e-mail cmiller@coqlibrary.ca.

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 - Summer 2018

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

Read it now on issuu or print the PDF version. Copies also available at your local branch.

Or to get program information delivered directly to your email, sign up for CPL eNews and eNews Jr.

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)