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Convenient New Hours

Monday-Thursday  9:00am - 9:00pm
Friday  9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 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.

The Rotary Club of Coquitlam's Lobsterfest
Proceeds will benefit our Book Bus. Go to the Lobsterfest page for details.


What's New?


Culture Days Filmfest
See the schedule of movies on the Adult Programs page.


The Parent-Child Mandarin Mother Goose Program
See more details of this program. 


Find our story tellers in the community:
Place Maillard community centre - alternating Wednesdays and Mondays beginning Sep 17 at 10:55 a.m. See details.
New Beginnings refugee program - Thursdays starting Sep 25 at 11:00 a.m. This program is only for registered refugees with young children.



Welcome to Coquitlam
New to the City of Coquitlam? Need information on Coquitlam civic services or programs? Want to get involved in your community? Then don't miss the Welcome to Coquitlam event!

Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Time: 2:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. (drop in any time during these hours)

Location: Coquitlam City Hall, 3000, Guildford Way, Coquitlam

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: Acrylic drawings by Frances Cheung-Suen, To, depicting the contrast between movement and stillness, illusion and reality, and lastly, richness and sparseness.

At Poirier branch: Fine examples of needlework from members of the Coquitlam Needlearts Guild. Pieces featured include cross-stitch, canvas work, crochet, and more.

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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