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

The Digitization Station is unavailable until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience. For further information, please contact ask@coqlibrary.ca.

Local History Room

Digitization Station



Come to the Poirier branch and bring your old home recordings back to life!  The equipment in this room must be reserved. Advance bookings are recommended: call Poirier Library at 604-937-4141 to book a time. Children under 14 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

If you require a 1-on-1 Help Session to learn how to use the equipment, please fill out a Help Session Request Form.

Home Movie duplication to DVD or USB Memory Stick:

  • VHS & VHS-C
  • Video8 tape 
  • 8mm & Super8 Film up to 5” reels  (NEW! Larger reel sizes and higher resolution)
  • Connect your own camcorder

Home Audio Duplication to CD or USB Memory Stick:
  • Cassette tape


Photographic Scanning:

  • Photos, negatives & slides
  • Microfilm and microfiche
  • Documents


Other Formats:

  • 3 1/2 inch floppy disk
  • Don't see the format you need to scan? Contact us!

 Equipment Available:

  • Wolverine Film2digital MovieMaker  (NEW! We have upgraded to the Pro version)
  • ion Tape2PC deck
  • Sanyo DVD Recorder/VCR
  • Sony CCD-TR70 Camcorder 
  • Elgato Video Capture device
  • Epson Perfection V750 Pro Scanner
  • ST ViewScan Microfilm Scanner
  • 3 1/2 inch floppy disk drive
  • Fast PC with the following software:

    • CyberLink PowerDirector movie editing and DVD creation
    • Elgato Video Capture
    • ion EZ Vinyl Tape Converter
    • Audacity


Instructions:


Cassette Tape to CD or USB

Super8 and 8mm Film to DVD or USB

Video Tape to DVD - Easy

Video Tape to DVD or USB - Using the Computer

CD to USB

DVD to USB

Video8 Tape to DVD - Easy Method 

Video8 Tape to DVD or USB - Using the Computer

Imaging Station - Microfilm and Microfiche

Photo and Document Scanning 

Film Scanning (slides, strips and negatives)


 
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.