Remembrance Day

Both Poirier and City Centre branches will be closed on Sunday, November 11 for Remembrance Day.

We will reopen on Monday, November 12.

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


A Slice of Raspberry Pi: For Teens and Parents

City Centre Branch, Computer Lab
1169 Pinetree Way
Wednesdays, October 3 - 24, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Join instructor Robert Bates for a four-workshop session that introduces Raspberry Pi micro-computers, and shows how you can use them. For teens aged 13 to 18, as well as a parent/guardian.                                      Registration is required. To register, call 604-554-7334.

Frighten us with your scariest story

Scary StoriesParticipate in the annual Scary Story Contest for a chance to win a Coquitlam Centre Mall gift card, and have your story published in the Tri-City News. For teens aged 11 to 14, and 15 to 18. Click here for more details.


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.

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. Or to get program information delivered directly to your email, sign up for CPL eNews and eNews Jr.

Volunteer Opportunities

teen helping child with computerOur volunteer programs include the Homework Help Club, Reading BuddiesComputer Buddies and the French Club, which is called Parlez-Nous Francais! Middle schoolers and high schoolers are welcome to join the Library's Teen Advisory Council.

If you have any questions, please contact Librarian Chris Miller at 604-554-7339 or cmiller@coqlibrary.ca.

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)