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 closure date information


School Success

Movie Matinée: Ferdinand

Poirier Branch, Nancy Bennett Room
575 Poirier Street, and
City Centre Branch, Rooms 136 and 137
1169 Pinetree Way
Friday, April 20, 1:30 - 3:00 pm

It’s Pro-D Day! Take a break and watch Ferdinand the bull. Mistaken for a deadly beast, he is torn from his home and taken far away, where -- with a band of misfit friends -- he makes a plan to escape and return home. With voice-acting by John Cena and Kate McKinnon.(rated G) 

Priority seating will be given to school-aged children. Registration is not required.

Science Expo 2018

Science Expo atomCoquitlam Public Library will host its third annual Science Expo on Thursday, May 10, 2018. Tri-Cities students from grades 4 to 12 will display their experiments and innovations at the City Centre Branch for a chance to win medals, trophies and some of the $2,000-plus in prize money. For more information about the Expo, or for registration and consent forms, click here.

Science Al!ve: Girls in Science

Girls in grades 3 to 5 are invited to join this six-week science camp to make discoveries involving acids and bases, constellations, and gravity, among other things. The popular program is presented by Science Al!ve from SFU. Meetings will be:

City Centre Branch, Computer Lab
1169 Pinetree Way
Wednesdays, April 18 - May 9, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Science AL!VE logoGirls in Science is free, but space is limited. Visit www.sciencealive.ca for application forms, or call the library at 604-554-7323 for more information. Science AL!VE is sponsored by Actua, a not-for-profit organization that aims to empower youth through science.

Reading Buddies, Homework Help, and French Assistance

ReadingBuddiesgraphicforweb1Kids in school are invited to join Reading Buddies, the Homework Help Club or Parlez-Nous Francais for help with reading, schoolwork and French Immersion topics.


Goldfish School

Goldfish School is a free, comprehensive multi-level online software that focuses on ESL and FSL practices. This online software is partially funded by a grant by government of Canada.

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)