Library Hours

City Centre branch

Monday to Thursday
10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Friday to Sunday
and Holidays
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Closed Labour Day, Remembrance Day, 
Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day

Poirier branch

Monday to Thursday
10:00 am to 8:00 pm

Friday to Saturday
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Closed all stat holidays and Sundays followed
by a holiday Monday 

*Curbside holds pickup available during opening hours

Seniors' Hour (60+)

9:00 am to 10:00 am


The mission of Coquitlam Public Library is to engage its diverse community through creativity, discovery and knowledge.


To enrich, inspire and engage our community by providing innovation, information and a place to learn.


Learning and Innovation

We strive to make a difference through learning, innovation, intellectual freedom, and renewal


We strive to be respectful through integrity and trust


We strive to be inclusive through accessibility, diversity, and collaboration


We strive to enable connections between organizations, individuals, and our community

Service Excellence

We strive for service excellence through responsiveness and accountability


We strive for sustainability through respect for people, the planet and ideas

Race & Social Equity

On June 24, 2020, the CPL Board endorsed Canadian Urban Libraries Council’s Statement on Race & Social Equity, as an aspirational goal.

Library Locations

Poirier Branch

575 Poirier Street
Coquitlam, BC
V3J 6A9

City Centre Branch

1169 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC
V3B 0Y1

We acknowledge that Coquitlam Public Library provides service on the unceded traditional territory of the Kwikwetlem First Nation, which lies within the shared territories of the Tsleil-Waututh, Katzie, Musqueam, Qayqayt, Squamish and Sto’:lo Nations.