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


Library Link will be attending Family Fun Day at Place Maillard on Saturday, May 26 (10:00 am - 1:00 pm) and Daisy Day on Saturday, June 9 (9:00 am - 3:00 pm); there will be no service to Cottonwood on those days.


Victoria Day

Victoria Day The City Centre Branch is open on Victoria Day (Monday, May 21) from 10 am to 5 pm.

The Poirier Branch will be closed Sunday, May 20 and Monday, May 21 for the holiday.

Tiny Stories Contest 2018

Contest dates: May 1 – June 15
Prizes: To Be Announced

Can you pack vivid descriptions, original characters and surprising plot twists into a narrative small enough to fit in a status update? We want to read your tiny stories! Find out more information.

Tech Training: Introduction to Cyber Security

City Centre Branch, Computer Lab
1169 Pinetree Way
Thursday, May 24, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Learn how to protect yourself from becoming a victim of cyber crimes.

Are you new to computers, or looking to build on essential skills? Each Tech Training class will focus on a specific topic and cover some of your most-asked questions. Basic keyboarding and mouse skills are required.

Registration is required for these free classes — go to our website to sign up online or phone the Help Desk at 604-554-7323.

June Tech Club: Introduction to Robots – Sphero Sprk+

City Centre Branch, Room 136
1169 Pinetree Way
Friday, June 1, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Tech Club is a monthly program for adults who are curious about technology.

Come play with our new Sphero robots and use block coding to make them move, light up and make noise.  Students must bring their own blue tooth enabled smart phone or tablet to download the free Sphero Edu app. Register online.


Summer Reading Club 2018

Starting June 1, register at the Help Desk for the annual BC Summer Reading Club, meant for kids from birth through grade 5. Everyone who meets and completes the reading challenge will earn a beautiful SRC medal at the end of the summer.

More information coming soon!

Summer Reading Club Kick-Off Party!

Poirier Branch                    or
575 Poirier Street
Saturday, June 23, 10:00 - 11:30 am     
City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way
Saturday, June 23, 2:00 - 3:30 pm 

Drop in, register for the club, and participate in activities that celebrate the beginning of the summer reading season.

2018 Summer Camps

Organized by the City of Coquitlam, Parks, Recreation and Culture - check the Summer Camp schedule and register.

Consumer Reports

Improved access to unbiased product reviews, ratings and recommendations (including video buying guides) for thousands of products. Also features up-to-date consumer news articles.

Available in the library or from home with a valid library card. To start, click on the logo to the left. Then click on "ConsumerReports.org". 

                                     Need help? Watch a Consumer Reports tutorial

Program & Events Guide - Spring 2018

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

Read it now on issuu.


Click here for a printable PDF version. Copies also available at your local branch.

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

Truth and Reconciliation Reading List

Libraries across the country have been responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Call to Action. Coquitlam Public Library's Truth and Reconciliation Reading List contains many related fiction and nonfiction titles. Check out these titles at either of our branches.


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: An exhibition of artwork by Hampton Park Elementary students under the guidance of Cristina Nordin-Justinian.  
At Poirier branch: Dogwood Photography presents The World Through Our Lens - a selection of photographs by members of the photography group. 

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 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. 

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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)