Holiday Hours:

Both Branches

Mon, Dec 24: 9:00 - 3:00
Tues, Dec 25: Closed
Wed, Dec 26: Closed
Sun, Dec 30: Closed
Mon, Dec 31: 9:00 - 3:00
Tues, Jan 1: 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 
Find 2018 closure information

NOTICE:  We will be moving many of our books and DVDs at the City Centre Branch over the next several weeks. Please ask a staff member if you are unable to find what you are looking for.

Introducing Playaway Launchpads

NEW to Coquitlam Public Library … 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 New Children’s shelves at both branches and also available for borrowing on Library Link. Check one out today!

The Official CoqLibrary App has Arrived

Coquitlam Public Library has launched the CoqLibrary app that enables mobile access to library accounts, popular library services and information. Download the 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.

Holiday Story Contest

What’s your favourite holiday/winter story? How the Grinch Stole Christmas?The Night Before Christmas? Or Pete the Cat Saves Christmas? Come in to the City Centre branch to vote for your favourite story.

Santa will read the winner at the Preschool Story Time on Thursday, December 13 at 10:15 am! Juice and cookies will be served.

Christmas PJ Story Time at Mackin House Museum

Mackin Mouse Museum
1116 Brunette Avenue
Wednesday, December 12, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Nestle into the cozy parlour at Mackin House next to the fireplace and enjoy hot chocolate, cookies, and a Christmas story time.

By donation. Registration is required. To register, please phone 604-516-6151 or send an email to

Program & Events Guide - Fall 2018

Check out the Library's new program and events guide for the Fall 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 are also available at your local branch.

Display Cases

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

At City Centre Branch: Celebrate the seasons with the vibrant paintings of the Port Moody Art Association.  

At Poirier Branch: The Dogwood Wood Carvers present a whimsical collection of carved wood Fantasy Houses and other masterpieces.  

Centre for Equitable Library Access


If you have difficulty reading print, find out how you can get materials from CELA here. Also, find out about CELA's Daisy magazine service and educator's materials.

Register online for CELA, for Homebound services or the exclusive Audiobook collection. For more information, please contact us at 604-937-4165 or

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)