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

Click here for closure dates

Programs and Events: Winter 2017

The Library has a full slate of programs and events for all ages. Click here to see what's coming up this winter.

Become a Library Champion - Come to an Information Session

newtobcFriday, April 7, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way

Are you a new immigrant wanting to get involved in your community? Do you love libraries? Come to an information session and find out how you can become a Library Champion. To register click here or go to the NewToBC web site and click on the red "Register Here" button.

Tech Club

Visit City Centre Branch on Friday, April 7, 2017 from 2:00 - 3:00 pm for a free tutorial on Zinio and InstantFlix, CPL's free magazine and movie database. No registration necessary.

Optional: Bring your own device and tech questions!

Friends of the Library Trivia Night - Canadian 150 Version

Friday, April 7, 2017

Coquitlam Public Library
Poirier Branch, 7:00 pm

For more information click here.

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 and will go on sale Monday, April 24.

Celebrating Diversity - Canada 150th Anniversary

Saturday, June 24, 1:00 - 4:00 pm
City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way

Join us in celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary! Enjoy music, dance, stories from new Canadians and activities for the whole family. Everyone is welcome and registration is not required.

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

Hidden Job Market 
Room 136: Wednesday, April 5, 12:00 – 1:00 pm

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

Drop in to speak with an expert from Avia Employment Services at their information table between 3:00 – 5:00 pm every Wednedsay from November through March.

Stories, Songs and Crafts for People with Developmental Challenges

Thursdays, April 13, May 11, 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)