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

Sunday
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+)

Wednesdays
9:00 am to 10:00 am

Lendable Tech

 

Ozobot Bits

Ozobot Bits are small robots that can be programmed by drawing “commands” with felt pens on paper. They are now available for borrowing from the Help Desk at either branch or on the Library Link.

Borrowing

  • Can be borrowed for 14 days
  • Fine ($1.00/day)
  • 2 Renewals allowed
  • Can be held
Ozobot Bits were purchased with funding donations from the Coquitlam Kinsmen and the Friends of Coquitlam Public Library Society. Get started with your Ozobot Bit today using this 2-part video tutorial:

  

Click here for Ozobot Bit math and science lessons, and other fun activities.


Sphero SPRKs

Spheros can also be easily programmed to move and change colour. They are now available for borrowing from the Help Desk at either branch or on the Library Link. 

Borrowing

  • 14 day loan
  • Express fine ($1.00/day)
  • 2 Renewals
  • Holdable

 








They were purchased with funding donations from the Coquitlam Kinsmen and the Friends of Coquitlam Public Library Society. Get started with your Sphero SPRK today using this video tutorial:



Click here for more Sphero SPRK games, lessons and activities.


Telescopes

Each telescope kit includes:
  • a Skywatcher Heritage 76 Dobsonian telescope with its own carrying case
  • 2 eyepieces (standard 20 mm lens and a second lens, either 4 mm or 10 mm)
  • The National Geographic Night Sky of North America guidebook
  • simple instructions
Telescope kits were purchased with funding donations from the Coquitlam Kinsmen and the Friends of Coquitlam Public Library Society.

Borrowing
  • 14 day loan
  • Express fine ($1.00/day)
  • 2 Renewals
  • Holdable
Get started with your Skywatcher Heritage 76 Dobsonian telescope using this video tutorial:



View 'Tonight's Sky'

Check out the stars, planets, and constellations with the help of the monthly video guide courtesy of the Hubble Space Telescope and the Space Telescope Science Institute (NASA).







Playaway Launchpads

Sturdy little tablets pre-loaded with games about math, transportation, nature, building and engineering, shapes and colours, animals, princesses and more!



Find them on our Express movies shelf at both branches and also available for borrowing on Library Link. Check one out!



 
Library Locations

Poirier Branch

575 Poirier Street
Coquitlam, BC
V3J 6A9
604-554-7323


City Centre Branch

1169 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC
V3B 0Y1
604-554-7323
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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.