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

Adult & Teen Summer Reading Club

Read with us this summer. Have fun and win prizes! 

Our Summer Reading Club has been adapted to safeguard the health of our communities. Register and participate online starting June 12. Learn more


Join our Virtual Book Club!

Held in our Facebook Group. Comments posted regularly leading up to a virtual meeting hosted in Zoom. 

Start reading bi-weekly picks in eBook or eAudiobook formats on Hoopla Digital. Then join us online to discuss. *Hoopla is licensed for Coquitlam residents only, but Virtual Book Club is open to everyone.

Upcoming Zoom discussions: 

Every other Tuesday | 7:00 - 8:00 pm

Aug 11: Vancouver Noir by Linda L. Richards, Timothy Taylor and Sheena Kamal
Aug 25: The Revisioners by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton


English as an Additional Language Virtual Book Club

Tuesday, August 25 | 1:00 pm
Virtual Zoom Meeting
Email ajohannes@coqlibrary.ca to register

Our next read is From Scratch by Gail Anderson-Dargatz. Phone us at 604-554-7323 and mention the EAL Book Club to reserve your copy. New members welcome!


How To Network

Thursday, August 27 | 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Virtual Zoom Program
Register Online
In partnership with WorkBC

Work towards landing your dream job by developing your networking skills. Program includes strategies, tips and tricks for communicating face-to-face and through professional online tools like LinkedIn.


Thursday Trivia with the Library

Thursday, July 30, August 6 & 27
7:00 - 8:30 pm | Virtual Zoom Event
Register by clicking on the specific session below


Test your intellectual mettle in a trivia game with Library staff. Show off your knowledge of random trivia for a chance to win a prize! 

July 30 - Harry Potter 
August 6 - Harry Potter - second session (repeat) 
August 27 - End of Summer

WorkBC Career Prep Workshops

Various Dates | 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Virtual Zoom Programs
Register by clicking on the specific session below
In partnership with WorkBC Centre

Landing your dream career begins with preparation. Get job-ready with WorkBC's resume, interview and networking career workshops. 

Thursday, September 24 - Creating Effective Resumes
Thursday, October 22 - Preparing for Job Interviews
Monday, November 16 - How to Network
Monday, December 14 - Creating Effective Resumes

*Registration opens approx. 1 month prior to event. 


Astronomy at Home | Episode 5



Tune in to our interviews with astronomer Bill Burnyeat. Join us as he talks about how to get started with backyard stargazing while sharing facts about the moon, planets in our solar system, stars, constellations, the cosmos and beyond!

Visit our Astronomy at Home page for the full list of episodes.


COVID-19 Time Capsule Project

Contribute something special to our Community Time Capsule. In partnership with Coquitlam Heritage and the City of Coquitlam Archives, we are collecting memorabilia that captures our community experience during this public health crisis. Find out more about this project and how to make a submission. 


Learn how to participate in virtual programs



Tip: Click on the video title to view in full screen.

 
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.