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 
 
 

 
 

Support Us

Coquitlam Public Library is a registered charitable organization. We welcome all donations as they help us to engage our diverse community through creativity, discovery and knowledge.  

Online Donations

It is easy to donate using our secure online donor form where you can:

  • Use Visa, MasterCard or Amex credit cards, Interac debit cards, or PayPal money transfers.
  • Specify what service or project you would like to support.
  • Receive an official tax receipt by email immediately.
  • Make a gift in memoriam of a beloved, and have a message sent to the family.
  • Make a gift in honour of someone else, and have a message sent to them.
  • Make a recurring monthly gift.

Please note:  This form works best in Chrome or Firefox browsers.

Donate Now Through CanadaHelps.org! 



Living Legacy Fund

Donations to the Living Legacy Fund are used to enhance our collections and libraries and provides for special services and programs.  Your generous donation makes a real difference at the Library and in the case of monetary contributions, you will receive a tax receipt and acknowledgement through our Donor Recognition Program.

You can donate to the Living Legacy Fund through:

 

  • Monetary gifts
  • Bequests and Estate Planning
  • Donor Recognition Program
  • Gifts that Inspire – Endowment fund
  • Materials Donation 
For further information, please contact the Library’s Executive Director,
Todd Gnissios, at 604-937-4132.


Donating Material

Coquitlam Public Library accepts donations of recently published books and audio-visual materials. We accept items of popular interest that are in excellent condition.

We review all donations according to our purchased material standards; items that do not meet those standards may be sold in our book sales or discarded.

We will accept up to 50 items at a time, delivered to either of our two branches. No tax receipts will be issued for donated materials.

Once received the donations are the exclusive property of Coquitlam Public Library.

We do not accept the following:

  • Water damaged, yellowed, moldy or mildewed items
  • Encyclopedia sets
  • VHS / cassette tapes
  • Mixed media kits
  • Readers' Digest Condensed books
  • Books in languages other than English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish Farsi or French
  • Magazines Textbooks and workbooks

The following places accept book donations in good condition

Safeway
2850 Shaughnessy Street Port Coquitlam

Value Village
1301 United Boulevard Coquitlam, BC V3K 6V3
Unit 301, 552 Clarke Rd Coquitlam, BC V3J 3X5
2739 Barnett Highway Coquitlam, BC V3E 1K9

Big Brothers Donation Bin in IKEA
1000 Lougheed Highway

 
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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