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We will be closed on Sunday August 31 and Monday September 1 for Labour Day.

Convenient New Hours

Starting Tuesday September 2nd the library will have expanded opening hours:

Monday9:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday9:00am - 9:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 5:00pm

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?

The BC Council for Families ask for your help with their survey. They want to know what you think about family life in BC. Help improve the quality of life for all BC families.


Canada Day in the Park
Check the winning ticket numbers for the book prizes from Canada Day 2014. We also took some great pictures. Thanks for stopping by our tent!

ESL Reader

Adult Learner Summer Reading Club Certificates 
Participants who have read 5 books and submitted 5 book reviews will receive a Certificate of Participation. For more information, visit our ESL page.



Summer Reading Club 2014
The final medal ceremony will be on September 6! 



eReading Room for Kids 
Check out our new e-titles in children's fiction. Browse now.


Thousands of online language courses including ESL courses for 50 languages.  Includes interactive movies, scored quizzes and virtual coaching.  Try Pronunciator today!

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: Sparklebomb Jewelry, unique handmade jewelry featuring crystals, and handmade headbands by Megan Wong. Abstract, figure, and animal wood carvings by Coquitlam resident and wood-carver Ray Thompson.

At Poirier branch: Coquitlam resident Audrey Machin's historic pottery collection. Featuring pieces created during her time at the Derby College of Art, working at Denby Pottery, and works up to the present day. 

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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