• September 02, 2020
    Reopening & Parking Access
    The Library has now reopened. Read the details of our reopening procedures, safety protocols and available services here.

    Starting in August, Poirier branch parking access may be limited due to the construction of a multi-use pathway. Additional parking is available behind the building, by the Poirier Sport and Leisure Complex. Please follow signage as one-way traffic may be in effect. More info: King Albert Greenway - Letter to Poirier Library.

Coquitlam Public Library goes with the flow

Menstrual Products Dispenser

Coquitlam Public Library has joined other Tri-Cities civic facilities in a campaign to improve access to menstrual products.

The Library has installed wall-mounted dispensers with free tampons and pads in the women’s and universal washrooms at its City Centre and Poirier branches.

This initiative ensures that people who menstruate have easy access to pads and tampons when they are needed.

The Library is aware that people occasionally find themselves in need of menstrual products while they are away from home. They may be surprised by an early period, or they may discover that their menstrual products supply is out. Or, they may not have coins for a vending machine.

Having access to free pads and tampons in civic facilities allows people to pick up the supplies they need conveniently and discreetly.

Coquitlam Public Library strives to respond to the community’s needs and to be a welcoming and inclusive space.

The City Centre branch is located at 1169 Pinetree Way and the Poirier branch is at 575 Poirier Street. Contact the Library by phone at 604-554-7323 or email ask@coqlibrary.ca.

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