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 
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School Success

Science Expo 2018

Science Expo atomCity Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way
Thursday, May 10, Starting at 3:30 pm

Join us as Coquitlam Public Library hosts its third annual Science Expo. 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. 

Science Al!ve: Girls in Science

Students in grades 3 to 5 are invited to join this four-week science camp with all-new content involving robots and computer coding. 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 (girls only)
Wednesdays, May 16 - June 6, 4:00 - 5:00 pm (girls and boys)

** Note: These programs are now full. **

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Club Diginista: Sphero

sphero ballCity Centre Branch • Computer Lab
Saturdays, May 12–June 30
3:00–4:00 pm

Instructors Rana Al-Sammarraie and Colleen Penrowley will teach girls aged 10 to 12 how to program Sphero robots.
To register, please contact librarian Chris Miller at 604-554-7339 or cmiller@coqlibrary.ca with the name, age, phone number and email address of the registrant.

This program is a partnership with Soroptimist International of the Tri-Cities.

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)