Library News

  • Blood Drive

    One hour of your time could change someone's life

    Coquitlam Public Library is teaming up with Canadian Blood Services, and we need your help. Donate blood with the Coquitlam Public Library team and become part of Canada’s lifeline.
  • Hobby BINGO

    Hobby Bingo

    What do you like to do in your spare time? Celebrate your hobbies or try out some new ones with Coquitlam Public Library, and you’ll be entered to win one of two grand prizes. All ages are welcome!
  • ArtieandtheWolfMoon

    Big Library Read Worldwide Digital Book Club

    From November 2-16, booklovers with a library card can join thousands of others around the globe.
  • Kanopy Tickets

    Kanopy Ticket System Coming Soon

    Starting November 1, 2023, Kanopy play credits will be replaced by a ticket system.
  • Executive Director, Anthea Goffe

    Coquitlam Public Library names new Executive Director

    The Board of the Coquitlam Public Library is pleased to announce Anthea Goffe as the new Executive Director.
  • Dungeons and Dragons

    An Epic Quest Awaits

    Calling all gnomes, orcs, and ogres! Your Dungeon Master beckons. Gather your allies and embark on your own fantastical quest using the Library’s Dungeons & Dragons trove.
  • Libby News Article World Languages

    World Language eBooks - Now on Libby

    Celebrate Canada’s diversity with our World Language collection on Libby! This Canada Day, we’re launching a new collection of French, Chinese, Korean, Persian, Spanish, and Ukrainian titles of eBooks and audiobooks.
  • VOX Books

    VOX Books - Bilingual Audiobooks for Kids

    30 new bilingual VOX Books (including titles in Korean, Spanish, French, and Chinese) have been added to the Library's collection, combining print and audio in a unique way that makes reading fun.
  • Lucky Day Libby

    It's Your Lucky Day with the Libby App

    Skip the waitlist with a special collection of first-come, first-served titles on Libby by OverDrive. ​
  • Hoopla All in One

    Borrows Per Month on Hoopla

    Starting on May 1, the number of borrows on Hoopla will be decreasing from ten to seven per month, in order to keep Hoopla - one of our most popular databases - available to Coquitlam residents. Keep reading for other ways to get the most out of your digital library experience.
  • OverDrive App Discontinued

    Update to the OverDrive & Libby apps

    On May 1, the legacy OverDrive app will be discontinued. We encourage you to make the switch to Libby, OverDrive's newer app for browsing and enjoying digital content from Coquitlam Public Library.
  • Notify Me on Libby

    Notify Me - New on Libby

    Discover and share your interest in titles that aren't currently in our Libby collection. Tag a title using Libby's smart tag system, and you'll be notified if it's added to the collection.
  • Hoopla BingePasses for Kids

    New Hoopla BingePasses for Kids

    Five new collections were just added to Hoopla's BingePasses! Using only one borrow, you can access an entire collection of educational children's videos or books for seven days. Get more of what you love!
  • Rescue Me Author Talk

    Tales from Search and Rescue: North Shore writer to speak in Coquitlam with survivor

    Author Cathalynn Labonte-Smith will be at the City Centre branch of the Coquitlam Public Library on Jan. 14 with Annette Poitras, whose case received international attention when she went missing on Westwood Plateau in 2017.
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    Introducing Kanopy PLUS Packs

    Watch more movies with credit-free films from our new Kanopy PLUS packs!