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

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+)

9:00 am to 10:00 am

Summer Reading Clubs 2020

Join the Club! Summer Reading for All Ages

Read with us this summer. We have 3 different clubs to keep you connected and entertained all season long, as well as great prizes. 

Register and participate online starting now.

Kids' Club | Middle Schooler's Club | Adult & Teens Club

Special Programs

Become a Story Ninja

Join the Story Ninja Book Club led by Canadian author, Sigmund Brouwer.

Access free writing lessons, author interviews and eBooks for kids & parents. Download Story Ninja swag, create book reviews and watch fun videos. 

Access Story Ninja following these steps:
1. Visit Story Ninja and scroll down to 'Log In Now'
2. Enter username:
3. Enter password: coqlibrary
4. Have fun!

Need help? Email

Ask an Astronomer

A Special BC Summer Reading Club Event Series

Join H.R. MacMillan Space Centre astronomer, Rachel Wang live on YouTube as she talks about space and answers your questions.

For more information or to post questions in advance, visit the Ask an Astronomer webpage. Presented by the BC Summer Reading Club. 

Wednesday, July 15 | 2:30 - 3:00 pm
On living in space and things you can see in the sky from your backyard. Watch here!

Wednesday, August 12 | 2:30 - 3:00 pm
On the Perseids meteor shower. Watch here!


BC Summer Reading Club

This year's theme is Explore the Universe! Kids from birth to grade 5 can read on their own, with a friend or with a parent. 

Track your reading in the Summer Reading Club booklets. Complete your booklet to earn a medal and to enter into the grand prize draw for a chance to win 1 of 2 Sphero robots. 

Participate online using the new Summer Reading Club website or using a traditional reading record available a Library branch. 

  • Learn more about Summer Reading Club and how to participate.

Enter to Win!

  • Submit a ballot each week for a chance to win a weekly prize or one of our end of summer grand prizes. 

For fun weekly activities including games, puzzles, colouring sheets and quizzes, visit the BC Summer Reading Club website.

Middle Schoolers Only Summer Reading Club

Read, review and win! This club is exclusively for students finishing grades 5, 6, 7 and 8. Read books and submit online reviews for a chance to win prizes.

Each review counts as an entry for our prize draws, including gift cards and 2 grand prize gift baskets with items from local businesses.

No registration required. To participate, submit a review through our online portal.

Adult & Teen Summer Reading Club

Summer is for adventure, escape, romance, and travel – all of which can be enjoyed through a good book. Choose books from any genre, in any language and format and submit online reviews for an entry in our weekly prize.

Each review counts as an entry in our grand prize draw for 1 of 3 gift baskets filled with items from local businesses.

No registration required. To participate, submit a review through our online portal.


Contact the Library at 604-554-7323 or

Library Locations

Poirier Branch

575 Poirier Street
Coquitlam, BC
V3J 6A9

City Centre Branch

1169 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC
V3B 0Y1

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.