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 2018 closure information


TEDWomen 2018 at the City Centre Branch

‚ÄčExperience TEDWomen 2018 from November 28 to 30, live from Palm Springs, California screening at the City Centre branch. 

Watch three days of powerful online talks celebrating women breaking through barriers, pushing boundaries and rising in their  fields. 

 See the schedule for room locations.

Strategic Plan Unveiling

Discover the Future of Coquitlam Public Library!

City Centre Branch,
1169 Pinetree Way
Wednesday, November 21, 3:30 – 5:00 pm

Join us as we unveil our new Strategic Plan, which will guide our work for 2019-2021. The official unveiling will take place at 3:45 pm. Stop by to find out what our Strategic Plan means for you!

All are welcome. Refreshments will be served.

2018 BC Referendum on Electoral Reform

Registered voters will receive a Referendum voting package in the mail between October 22 and November 2, 2018.

Mail in your Referendum ballot between October 22 - November 30, 2018. Note: Elections BC must receive your ballot by 4:30 pm (local time) on Friday, November 30, 2018.

Find out more from the Elections BC Referendum page.

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.

Tech Training: Microsoft Word II

City Centre Branch, Computer Lab
1169 Pinetree Way
Thursday, December 6, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

Build on your basic Microsoft Word 2010 skills and learn to use features such as templates, tables , and inserting pictures.

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.

British Columbia: Graced by Nature’s Palette with author Frank Townsley

City Centre Branch, Rooms 136 and 137
1169 Pinetree Way
Tuesday, November 20, 7:00 - 8:30 pm

Join painter and photographer Frank Townsley, author of British Columbia: Graced by Nature’s Palette, as he shares some incredible images capturing BC’s landscapes, flora and fauna. Frank will discuss his photography and artwork, the regions of our province, and the stories behind some of his inspiring shots.

Register online or by phoning the Help Desk at 604-554-7323.

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: Bev Bogdanow and the Dogwood Wood Carvers present a whimsical collection of carved wood Fantasy Houses and other masterpieces.  

At Poirier Branch: Arcadia Robinson presents a beautiful collection of photographs featuring iconic landmarks, scenic views and stunning flowers.  

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. 

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)