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


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.

Introduction to Virtual Reality

For young adults aged 14–30

City Centre Branch, Room 137
1169 Pinetree Way
Saturday, November 17, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Find out what Virtual Reality (VR) is really all about in this one-day workshop. Spend the morning exploring the history of VR, the future opportunities and skills needed to work in the field.

The afternoon will be filled with hands-on activities where you will build your first VR application. Lunch is not included. Register by phoning 604-554-7334.

This program is a partnership with the Advanced Education Institute of Canada.

Introduction to Robots: Sphero Sprk+

City Centre Branch, Room 127
1169 Pinetree Way
Friday, November 23, 2:00 - 4:00 pm

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

Registration is required for these free classes. Register 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.

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 Fridays, 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.

Help Sessions

computer help at the libraryThe 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, 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)