BC Day Hours

City Centre

Sun, Aug 4: 10:00 - 5:00
Mon, Aug 5: 10:00 - 5:00


Sun, Aug 4: Closed
Mon, Aug 5: Closed

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 


Lendable Tech at the Library

New, fun, lendable technologies are at Coquitlam Public Library starting this summer! All were purchased with funding donations from the Coquitlam Kinsmen and the Friends of Coquitlam Public Library Society. Find out more!

CoqLibrary App

Download our free CoqLibrary app for convenient browsing and viewing of e-content, including books, movies, magazines, and music through services such as Hoopla, Cloud Library and RB Digital.

The app is available to download from the App Store and Google Play.

Keyword Search Our Catalogue

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

Programs & Events Guide - Summer 2019

Check out the Library's new program and events guide for the Summer 2019 season. It's jam-packed with fun and educational activities for all ages.

Online version                             Printable version

Copies are also available at your local branch.

BC Summer Reading Club

The 2019 Summer Reading Club has arrived. This year's theme is Imagine the Possibilities! Come into either branch or visit the Library Link to register; final day of registration is Saturday, July 20. Get details.

Middle School Summer Reading Club

Join the Middle School Summer Reading Club by visiting either branch or the Library Link, starting June 1, to register (your name, grade, and the name of your school). Review your favourite books and win prizes!

Summer Learning ... and Fun!

Find out about our summer learning activities for school-aged children happening Tuesdays (Poirier Branch) and Wednesdays (City Centre Branch) during July and August.

Adult Summer Reading Club

Adults, here's your summer reading club! Register online or in-person at either branch or on the Library link. Win prizes throughout the summer and get entered into the Grand Prize Draw in September. Registration begins June 1.

Registration form                                           Review/Entry form                                        

One eRead Canada Podcast

The One eRead Canada Podcast - Part II is now available to stream. The podcast discusses some notable parts in the novel Glass Beads by Dawn Dumont. Special guest Terri Galligos of the Tla'amin Nation, Northern Coast Salish also answers our questions. Terri is the District Aboriginal Resource Teacher for School District 43. 

And in case you missed it, listen to Part I (recorded in June).

Display Cases

We have museum quality glass display cases at both branches for local artists and crafters to exhibit their works. Get more information and an application form.

Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA)


CELA has taken over literary services previously provided by CNIB. Patrons who register with CELA are eligible to receive audiobooks on MP3 format discs delivered to their homes by mail.

CELA resources include a DAISY magazine service as well as materials for educators including 450,000+ accessible books in formats such as Braille, audio or ebook. 

Register online for CELA to have their materials delivered to your home. For more information, please contact us at 604-937-4165 or outreach@coqlibrary.ca.

Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership

Access immigrant programs and community resources through the Tri-Cities Local Immigration Partnership (TCLIP).

The goal of the TCLIP is to develop welcoming and inclusive communities where both long term residents and newcomers feel a sense of belonging and attachment. 

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)