Mon - Thu: 9:00 to 9:00
Friday: 9:00 to 5:00
Saturday: 10:00 to 5:00
Sunday: 12:00 to 5:00*

*Closed Sundays followed by a holiday Monday

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Programs and Events: April - June 2017

The Library has a full slate of programs and events for Spring 2017. Click here or on the cover to see what's on.

Mental Health Week 2017

From May 2 - 12, the Library will be hosting several free programs focusing on a variety of mental health issues. Click here for more information.

Classical Music Appreciation

Fridays, April 21 – June 23, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Poirier Branch, Nancy Bennett Room
575 Poirier Street

Do you enjoy classical music? Join others who share your interests and listen to music, learn about composers, exchange thoughts and experience music together. Participation is encouraged.

Bring your bag lunch and savour this sophisticated and complex art. Registration is not required for this free program -- just drop in!

Tech Club

Topic: Internet Security

Friday, May 5, 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Poirier Branch
575 Poirier Street


How secure is your computer? Bring your questions about internet security to this one hour class. We will present best practices on how to stay safe while having fun online with email, Facebook, Apps and much more.

Join our Monthly Tech Club sessions Fridays 2:00 - 3:00 pm to improve your computer skills and learn how to have more fun and less frustration online.

What Your Cell Phone Says About You!

Saturday, May 13, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
City Centre Branch, Room 136
1169 Pinetree Way

You could be giving away a lot more than you think! Protect your privacy on your cell and online! Join us for a special talk in anticipation of Privacy Awareness Week. Justin Hodkinson, Senior Investigator for the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of BC will tell us how we can identify privacy risks, learn which permissions to are OK to grant, and why we need to be careful of how we use our smartphones. Learn what you can do to protect your privacy before something goes wrong!

All ages are welcome to attend. There is no charge for this program and registration is not required.

Gwynne Dyer on the Trump Era

Thursday, May 25, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way


Spend an evening with Gwynne Dyer, journalist, columnist, broadcaster and lecturer on international affairs. His new presentation, "The Trump Era: Barking Up the Wrong Tree", examines the larger implications of Mr. Trump's election to the US presidency.

Tickets are $10 per person. Get tickets here.

Innovation Hub at City Centre

Come to the City Centre branch (1169 Pinetree Way) and use our 3D printers, scanners, and high powered creative software to bring your innovative ideas to life. Open houses are on Thursdays, 2:00 - 4:00 pm.

To make an appointment call 604-554-7323 or email askalibrarian@coqlibrary.ca. Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult. More information here.

Job Search Success with Avia Employment Services

Are you starting out in the world of work or wanting to try a new career? Avia offers employment advice, specialized services and the support you need to find a meaningful and rewarding job.

To register for one or more of these free workshops put on by employment experts, please email ismat.simo@aviaemployment.ca.

All workshops are at the City Centre branch, 1169 Pinetree Way

Labour Market                 
Room 136: Wednesday, April 19, 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Career Exploration                 
Room 127: Wednesday, April 26, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Job Search Roller Coaster                 
Room 127: Wednesday, May 31, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Mock Interviews                 
Room 127: Wednesday, June 28, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Salary Negotiation                 
Room 127: Wednesday, July 26, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Transferable Skills                 
Room 127: Wednesday, August 30, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Drop in to speak with an expert from Avia Employment Services at their information table between 3:00 – 5:00 pm every Tuesday in April, May and June.

Stories, Songs and Crafts for People with Developmental Challenges

Thursdays, May 11 and June 8
9:30 – 11:30 am

Nancy Bennett Room
Poirier Branch
575 Poirier Street

Join Librarian Teresa Rehman for music, songs, dancing, seasonal crafts and stories. Let’s get together and have some fun!

To register, please leave a message on the library’s registration line: 604-937-4155. For more information, please phone Teresa: 604-937-4157.

Book a Librarian

computer help at the library
The Library is here to answer your computer and technology questions. Book an appointment to ask us about internet searching, email, eBooks, tablets, social media, etc. or get help practicing your skills. If you have questions about your tablet or eReader, please bring the device with you.

To book an appointment call 604-937-4141 or email: askalibrarian@coqlibrary.ca

When emailing, please indicate at least two times you are available and whether you would like to have the session at Poirier or City Centre Branch.


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)