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

Sunday
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+)

Wednesdays
9:00 am to 10:00 am

Library Display Cases

The Library invites individuals and organizations based in the Tri-Cities area (Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody) to display works of an artistic nature, crafts, artifacts and archival material.

Application Process      

  • Fill out an application form online or pick one up in branch at the Help Desk.

  • Return your application, with photos of the works if applicable to the Library in person at the Help Desk or by email to display@coqlibrary.ca.

  • A Display Case Coordinator will confirm receipt of your application and schedule a time slot within 3 business days.


Poirier Display Case

Consists of 2 units connected by a metal wall.

There are 4 glass shelves, but additional works may also be placed on easels, which can sit on the floor. 

   







City Centre Display Case

Consists of 2 units, one larger than the other, separated by a metal wall.

There are 2 shelves in the left unit, and 4 in the right unit. 






Policies

  • Displays are limited to works of an artistic nature, crafts, artifacts and archival material.

  • Exhibitors must be based in the Tri-Cities area (Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody).

  • The Library reserves the right to approve or decline displays.

  • Displays will be of general interest to the community and shall not be racist, sexist nor advocate violence towards any person or group.

  • The Library is not responsible for any items that may be stolen or damaged.  Exhibitors leave items at their own risk. While the library takes all reasonable precautions to protect items, exhibitors are advised to insure them against damage and theft.

  • Exhibitors are responsible for setting up their own display and removing it when their display period has expired. The Library reserves the right to take down a display early when necessary.

  • Arts and crafts exhibitors may post a small list or card on items giving titles and prices where applicable and/or a discrete card giving contact information but Library staff will not be involved in any sales between artist and purchaser.

  • Items must remain in the display case for the duration of the exhibit. Works will be displayed for one month unless otherwise arranged.


Need help? Email display@coqlibrary.ca.

 
Library Locations

Poirier Branch

575 Poirier Street
Coquitlam, BC
V3J 6A9
604-554-7323


City Centre Branch

1169 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC
V3B 0Y1
604-554-7323
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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.