Hours:

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


Poirier  

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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PressReader

Digital versions of current newspapers and magazines from all over the world, in dozens of languages. Search by country, language or name of newspaper. Includes today's Vancouver SunProvince, and Globe and Mail
 

To use PressReader at home, click on Sign In in the top right corner of the screen and choose the orange Library Card option. Search for Coquitlam Public Library, enter library card number and PIN, and click Sign In. Also available as an Android or iOS app.


KnowBC

Learn about all things British Columbia with KnowBC. This fantastic online encyclopedic resource is British Columbia’s leading general reference site. Search within the Encyclopedia of British ColumbiaEncyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names, Marine Life of the Pacific Northwest, and many more! Click KnowBC to get started.




Hoopla

Instantly borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies and TV shows with your library card. Click Hoopla, then use your Coquitlam Public Library card to log in and start reading, watching and listening. 5 checkouts per month per card. You must be a Coquitlam resident to borrow. Your PIN is usually the last 4 digits of your phone number unless you have changed it.

 


A-Z Databases
 

Access online magazines, newspapers and other databases by going directly to the Digital Content page.  

To access databases from home, log in with your username or library card number (barcode on back of library card, with no spaces) and password (usually the last 4 digits of your telephone number).  Need help?  See our Good Online Stuff brochure.

Scroll down this page for database descriptions.  Clicking on a title below will either take you directly to the resource or to the Digital Content page where you can select and sign in to the eResource.  If an eResource is not available at home it will be indicated below in red. 

If you need any assistance, please email Ask a Librarian, or call Poirier at 604-937-4141 or City Centre at 604-554-7323. 

Auto Repair Reference Center
Covers more than 35,000 vehicles from 1945 to present. Includes drawings, step-by-step photographs, technical service bulletins, and enhanced wiring diagrams available for viewing and printing.

BiblioEnfants
Pour les enfants d'âge préscolaire. Ici vous trouverez des livres numériques, des vidéos, des casse-têtes, et des jeux.  

British Columbia Codes Online
Includes the online version of the B.C. Building Code and the B.C. Fire Code. Available in library only.

Canadian Encyclopedia
Comprehensive Canadian encyclopedia which includes articles, quizzes, timelines, the Encyclopedia of Music in Canada and special features.

Career Cruising
For job searchers of all ages.  Use this online career guidance and planning system to find the right career, to explore education and training options and to search for jobs.   

CELA
Register online for CELA, for Homebound services or the exclusive Audiobook collection.   

Consumer Reports
Find ratings and reviews for appliances, electronics, cars and much much more.  Need help?  See our Consumer Reports brochure.  

Encyclopædia Universalis
Considered to be one of the most scholarly of French-language encyclopedias, Encyclopædia Universalis is a French-language general encyclopedia for educated adult readers.

Explora
Easy-to-use searching for magazines, journals and more. Great for people new to research. Same content as MasterFILE Magazines.

Hoopla
Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies and movies with your library card. Click Hoopla, then use your Coquitlam Public Library card to log in and start reading, watching and listening. 5 checkouts per month per card. You must be a Coquitlam resident to borrow. Your PIN is usually the last 4 digits of your phone number unless you have changed it.

InstantFlix
Premier online streaming service provider of award-winning independent films, shorts and documentaries from around the world.  

KnowBC
Access the Encyclopedia of British Columbia and numerous resources about the province, including The Encyclopedia of Raincoast Place Names and a series of natural history guides. 

Lynda.com

Unlimited access to tens of thousands of professional online tutorials that help anyone learn software, design and business skills. Short, concise, and easy to understand, Lynda.com is for all skill levels and works on both Mac and PC.

MasterFile Magazines
Popular magazines covering nearly all subjects including current events, books and reading, consumer information, health and more.  Need help?  See our brochure.

Masterplots
The online equivalent of Coles Notes analyzes the most important written works in all genres—novels, short story, poetry, drama, and nonfiction—throughout history and around the world.  We also have this set in print in our Reference Collection at both branches.

New York Times
Online access to the New York Times anywhere you have an Internet connection. Click this link.  Sign in with your library card.  Then click on 'New York Times'.  Register and log in.  You will need to re-log in after 72 hours. For access in library, including smart phones and tablets, go to www.nytimes.com/register to register and log in. See our brochure.

NoveList
Reader’s advisory guide to fiction. Find fiction by subject, or read reviews and summaries. Includes book discussion guides, author read-alikes, and more.  See our NoveList brochure.  

Points to the Past
Nearly 200 million pages of digital historical content for BC residents.  Includes newspapers, maps and photos.

PressReader (formerly PressDisplay)
Digital versions of current newspapers and magazines from all over the world, in dozens of languages. Search by country, language or name of newspaper. To use PressReader, click on Sign In in the top right corner of the screen and choose the orange Library Card option. Search for Coquitlam Public Library, enter library card number and PIN, and click Sign in.

Pronunciator
Thousands of language courses including ESL courses for 50 languages.  Includes interactive movies, scored quizzes and virtual coaching.  Clicking on Pronunciator takes you directly to the site.

RBDigital
Find eMagazines and downloadable eAudiobooks from RBdigital. The RBDigital mobile app is available for Apple and Android users.

Reference Canada Business Directory
Business directory that includes local businesses.  

Small Engine Repair Reference Center
Detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines.  Includes ATV's, boat motors and much more.

Tech Boomers
Techboomers.com is a free, educational website with over 100 courses on using the Internet, websites, and apps. Tutorials cover a wide range of topics including basic Internet, Netflix, online shopping, and more! 

Tumblebooks

For kids.  Includes read-alongs, eBooks, videos, puzzles, games and nonfiction books for preschoolers. 

Universalis Junior
The children's edition of the highly acclaimed Encyclopædia Universalis.

Vehicle Safety and Inspection Standards
BC bulletins, fact sheets, laws and inspection manuals relating to vehicle safety.  Available in library only.

 
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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