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    June 13: Renovations continue at Poirier branch. Some services will be disrupted and some collections are temporarily unavailable. Please place a hold or visit City Centre branch for full access. Learn more »

Renovations continue at Poirier Branch

Poirier Branch Exterior

The Library is improving! Poirier branch is currently undergoing renovations including updates to the public washrooms, floor replacement, painting, and more. During this time, some services will be disrupted.

The regular library entrance off of the library parking lot has reopened. Please use this entrance to access the Library.

Temporary changes at Poirier branch start on Tuesday, May 24.


• Painting will continue through the week of June 19 - 25.

• Recarpeting is underway and customers may notice a smell from the carpet glue. It is non-toxic. Customers who are sensitive to smell may wish to use the City Centre branch instead.

• Public workstations have reduced availability.

• Public access catalogs have reduced availability. Library staff are available to answer questions and help locate items.

• Returns can be made at the outdoor drop boxes or at the return slots just inside the Library entrance.

• The Quiet Reading Lounge will be temporarily converted into the in-library program room. Programs, including story times, will be held in this room.

• Newspapers are located in the area by the fireplace. Other collections may also be relocated within the branch or temporarily inaccessible. Staff are available to help find items.

• Express books, new items, and holds are located near the Help Desk.

• Select private study rooms and meeting rooms will be unavailable for booking.

• The men's and all gender bathrooms are open; the women's bathroom is closed.

• Book donations will not be accepted at Poirier branch.

• Book sale items will be temporarily moved to the City Centre branch by June 24.


Wayfinding signage will be posted throughout the Library and staff are available to answer questions and help locate items. All services are available at City Centre branch.

Have a question? Contact us at 604-554-7323 or ask@coqlibrary.ca.

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