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Christmas Hours

Wednesday December 24          9:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday December 25 closed 
Friday December 26 closed
Sunday December 28 closed
Wednesday December 31 9:00am - 3:00pm
Thursday January 1 closed

Renew Your Books

You can renew your books online by signing into your account or by calling Poirier 604-937-4141 or City Centre 604-554-READ (7323). 

Support Your Bookbus

Donate Now Through!The Library is seeking community support to replace the recently destroyed Bookbus. Donations are accepted at both locations or online and tax receipts will be issued. For more information, see the press release. We appreciate your donation. Please visit our Bookbus Blog to keep up to date.

What's New?

Jingle Bells
December 22
7:00 pm
Lafarge Lake

On December 22 we will be attempting to break the record of the largest group of people to ever sing Jingle Bells together!  Dress warmly – this event will be going ahead whatever the weather.

New EBook Collection

We have 3M eBooks accessible through the library catalogue. Download the app for your Android or iOs device.


Coquitlam Reads Contest

Read one or more Canadian novels that were shortlisted for awards or that were in CBC Reads this year. Write up to 250 words explaining which book is your favourite and why for your chance to win. See full contest details and eligible novels on our blog.


Centre for Equitable Library Access

If you have difficulty reading print, find out about access to materials from the Centre for Equitable Library Access.

Display Cases

At City Centre branch: A wide variety of needlework from members of the Coquitlam Needlearts Guild. Pieces featured include cross-stitch, canvas work, crochet, and more.

At Poirier branch: Wood turnings by retired carpenter and Coquitlam resident Sandy Dougal; including bowls, candlesticks, plates, and decorative pieces.

We have display cases at both branches for local artists and crafters to exhibit their works. For more information and an application form click here.



Are You New To BC?


Newcomers should visit to learn more about the services and programs public libraries offer recent immigrants.  Volunteer opportunities available.

The Tri-Cities Welcoming Project lists services in their Newcomers Directory. Find out about our cultural diversity or browse newsletters in their  Community Profiles.

Canadian Citizenship Cultural Access Pass
Have you recently received your Canadian citizenship?  Coquitlam Public Library is a pickup location for the Institute for Canadian Citizenship Cultural Access Pass.  Find out more.

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Library Locations
Poirier Branch
575 Poirier Street
Coquitlam, BC
V3J 6A9
    City Centre Branch
1169 Pinetree Way
Coquitlam, BC
V3B 0Y1
604-554-READ (7323)

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