Library Hours

City Centre branch

Monday to Thursday
10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Friday to Sunday
and Holidays
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

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

Poirier branch

Monday to Thursday
10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Friday to Saturday
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Closed all stat holidays and Sundays followed
by a holiday Monday 

*Curbside holds pickup available during opening hours

Seniors' Hour (60+)

9:00 am to 10:00 am

We Want Your Feedback! 

Your feedback is needed to help us evaluate our collections, programs and services. Let us know what you think.

Fill out our Customer Satisfaction Survey.

We're Open! 

City Centre and Poirier branches have re-opened. New procedures are in effect to ensure the safety of our customers and staff.

Review the details of our hours, safety measures and modified services.

Reserve a computer online. *Same day or next day reservations only.

What's New at the Library

Borrow a Grab Bag & Play Grab Bag BINGO

On the go? Borrow a grab bag for adults, children, teens and in large print. Includes at least 5 books or movies in a specified genre.

For the month of August, pickup a Grab Bag BINGO sheet at the Library and earn a stamp each time you borrow a grab bag. Complete a row for a chance to win a prize. Full details on BINGO sheet.

Become a Story Ninja

Join the Story Ninja Book Club led by Canadian author, Sigmund Brouwer.

Access free writing lessons, author interviews and eBooks for kids & parents. Download Story Ninja swag, create book reviews and watch fun videos. 

Access Story Ninja following these steps:
1. Visit Story Ninja and scroll down to 'Log In Now'
2. Enter username:
3. Enter password: coqlibrary
4. Have fun!

Need help? Email

Curbside Holds Pick-Up

Available during opening hours.

Place a hold through the Library catalogue. When your hold is ready, you will receive an email or text notification. Visit your pickup branch and speak to the entrance greeter. 

*City Centre pick-ups: Park in Library lot on the 2nd level and take the elevator or stairs to the entrance. Speak to the greeter to pickup your hold.

*Library Link pick-ups: See Library Link page for details

Download the CoqLibrary App

- Check your account
- Book a room
- Access your digital library card
- Find online tools and eBooks
- Available for Apple and Android

Race & Social Equity

On June 24, 2020, the CPL Board endorsed Canadian Urban Libraries Council’s Statement on Race & Social Equity, as an aspirational goal.

Truth & Reconciliation

We are working to respond to the calls to action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report that have particular relevance to libraries. Learn more

Library Locations

Poirier Branch

575 Poirier Street
Coquitlam, BC
V3J 6A9

City Centre Branch

1169 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC
V3B 0Y1

We acknowledge that Coquitlam Public Library provides service on the unceded traditional territory of the Kwikwetlem First Nation, which lies within the shared territories of the Tsleil-Waututh, Katzie, Musqueam, Qayqayt, Squamish and Sto’:lo Nations.