Starting April 19, 2022, Poirier library will not be accepting material donations due to branch renovations. Donations can be dropped off at City Centre branch.
We accept donations of books and audio-visual materials that are recently published, of popular interest and in excellent condition. We review all donations according to our purchased material standards; items that do not meet those standards may be sold in our book sales or discarded.
We will accept up to 20 items at a time, delivered to City Centre branch. For larger donations, we ask that you please email the Manager, eBranch and Collections. No tax receipts will be issued for donated materials. Once received, the donations are the exclusive property of Coquitlam Public Library.
We do not accept the following:
- Water damaged, yellowed, moldy or mildewed items
- Textbooks and workbooks
- Encyclopedia sets
- Serialized publications, including newspapers, magazines, etc.
- VHS / cassette tapes
- Mixed media kits
- Books in languages other than English, French, Chinese, Farsi, Korean or Spanish.