Easter Weekend Hours

City Centre

Fri, Apr 19: 10:00 - 5:00
Sun, Apr 21: 10:00 - 5:00
Mon, Apr 22: 10:00 - 5:00

Poirier

Fri, Apr 19: Closed
Sun, Apr 21: Closed
Mon, Apr 22: Closed


Regular Hours

City Centre

Mon - Thu: 9:00 - 9:00 
Fri: 9:00 - 5:00 
Sat: 10:00 - 5:00 
Sun: 10:00
 - 5:00

*Closed Labour Day, Remembrance Day, 
Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day



Poirier
  

Mon - Thu: 9:00 - 9:00 
Fri: 9:00 - 5:00 
Sat: 10:00 - 5:00 
Sun: 12:00 - 5:00 

*Closed all stat holidays and Sundays followed
by a holiday Monday 
 
 

 
 

ESL Programs and Services

 

Library Champions Information Session

City Centre Branch, Room 127
1169 Pinetree Way
Thursday, April 18, 6:00 - 7:30 pm


Do you have Permanent Residency status? Become a Library Champion! Volunteer to help other new immigrants in your community! Register for this free program online.


ESL Book Club

NOTE: The ESL Book Club has been cancelled.




 

ESL Book Club Sets


Start an ESL Book Club! We have easy-to-read English book club sets you can borrow. Find out more.





Arrival Advisor

New to British Columbia? Use the Arrival Advisor app to help you get settled. Whether you need a job, want to learn English, or connect with your community, find all the information and services you need to get started in your new community. It’s free, in your language, and personalized for you. Try it today!


Citizenship

   Click here for our Citizenship Information Page  



Canadian Citizenship Cultural Access Pass

Have you recently received your Canadian citizenship? Coquitlam Public Library is a pickup location for the Institute for Canadian Citizenship Cultural Access Pass. Click here to find out more.


Job Resources

Skilled Immigrant InfoCentre is an awesome ESL site for skilled immigrants looking for work.

 


English and ESL Classes

Coquitlam Continuing Education offers a Foundations English Class, Level 3 at the City Centre branch. Registration is at Coquitlam Continuing Education. Please check www.ce43.com or call 604-936-4261 for information about registration requirements.

Coquitlam Continuing Education offers many levels of English and ESL classes, and only charges a small admin fee.  Phone 604-936-4261 for more information.



English Practice Groups

Looking for a friendly and fun place to practice your English, meet new friends and learn more about your local community? Join this FREE, drop-in program held at various locations across the Tri-Cities. There is no need to pre-register, simply go to a group that suits you. There is no scheduled start date. You can join at any time! Participants must be at least 19 years old.

English Practice Groups for April through June 2019


GROUPS FOR BEGINNER LEVEL ENGLISH LEARNERS

Tuesdays
(April 2 - June 25)
10:00 - 11:30 am
Friendship Manor
#114 - 1160 Johnson Street, Coquitlam
Maximum: 30 people in 2 rooms
 
and

10:00 - 11:30 am
Friendship Place
#114 - 1150 Johnson Street, Coquitlam
Maximum: 25 people

Wednesdays (April 3 - June 26)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Willow Place
2145 Mary Hill Road, Coquitlam
Maximum: 20 people

9:45 - 11:15 am (April 3 - June 26)
Port Moody Pacific Grace MB Church   
2622 St. John's Street, Port Moody
Maximum: 15 people  

Saturdays
(April 6 - June 29)
12:00 - 1:30 pm
Coquitlam Public Library, City Centre Branch, Room 136
1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Maximum: 30 people

Sundays (April 7 - June 30) - CLOSED April 21, Easter Sunday
9:45 - 11:15 am
Smiling Creek Elementary School   
3456 Princeton Avenue, Coquitlam
Maximum: 30 people 
 
GROUPS FOR INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH LEARNERS

Tuesdays
(April 2 - June 25)
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Pinetree Community Centre
1260 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Maximum: 20 people
 
Wednesdays
(April 3 - June 26)
12:30 - 2:00 pm
SHARE Mountain View Family Resource Centre
740 Smith Avenue, Coquitlam (at Robinson Street)
Maximum: 15 people
 

and

2:30 - 4:00 pm
SHARE Mountain View Family Resource Centre
740 Smith Avenue, Coquitlam (at Robinson Street)
Maximum: 15 people

Fridays
(April 5 - June 28)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Coquitlam Public Library, City Centre Branch, Room 136
1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Maximum: 30 people
 
Saturdays
(April 6 - June 29)
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Coquitlam Public Library, City Centre Branch, Room 136
1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Maximum: 30 people    

GROUPS FOR INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED LEVEL ENGLISH LEARNERS

Mondays (April 1 - June 24)
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Friendship Manor
#114 - 1160 Johnson Street, Coquitlam
Maximum: 30 people
 
and

7:00 - 8:30 pm 
Coquitlam Public Library, City Centre Branch, Room 136
1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Maximum: 30 people
  
Tuesdays (April 2 - June 25) - Gallery unavailable, April 30
1:00 - 2:30 pm
Leigh Square Community Arts Village—Gathering Place
2253 Leigh Square, Port Coquitlam
Maximum: 20 people
  
Wednesdays (April 3 - June 26)
10:15 - 11:45 am
Coquitlam Public Library, Poirier Branch, Nancy Bennett Room
575 Poirier Street, Coquitlam
Maximum: 25 people
  
Thursdays (April 4 - June 27)
10:30 - 12:00 pm
Terry Fox Library
2470 Mary Hill Road, Port Coquitlam
Maximum: 20 people
  
Fridays (April 5 - June 28)
9:30 - 11:00 am
Port Moody Public Library
100 Newport Drive, Port Moody
Maximum: 20 people

GROUPS FOR ADVANCED LEVEL ENGLISH LEARNERS

Mondays (April 1 - June 24)
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Coquitlam Public Library, City Centre Branch, Room 136
1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam
Maximum: 30 people

Please note that groups do not meet on public holidays.

For more information, please call SHARE, 604-936-3900. These groups are coordinated by Share Family and Community Services with support and in partnership with Coquitlam Public Library, Fraser Valley Regional Library (Terry Fox Branch), Port Moody Public LibraryPinetree Community Centre and Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex (Wilson Centre). 

 
Library Locations
Poirier Branch
575 Poirier Street
Coquitlam, BC
V3J 6A9
604-937-4141



City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC
V3B 0Y1
604-554-READ (7323)
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