Welcome to Our Digital Library

The Mission of the Coquitlam Public Library (CPL) is to connect its diverse community to creativity, discovery and knowledge. This digital library aims to provide the residents of Coquitlam, and those interested in its history, with around the clock access to the CPL’s diverse and culturally significant historic collections, including the Coquitlam 100 Years Photographic Collection.

How to use the Digital Library: Use the tabs at the top of the website to browse the items and collections. Click on the "Local History Exhibit" tab to discover more about the city's past. Click on the "About" tab to learn more about the CPL and its holdings.

For questions or comments, please contact: digitallibrary@library.coquitlam.bc.ca. For more on Coquitlam's History, please visit the Coquitlam History Section of our main Website.

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Fraser Mills strikers with police officers


This is an image of Fraser Mills strikers and police officers outside of Coquitlam Municipal Hall on Sept. 23, 1931. The caption on the photograph…

Fraser Mills workers


Photograph of Victor Winblad (centre) who was the head filer at Fraser Mills.

Shepherd's Bush Farm


Photograph of George Shepherd feeding the ducks at Shepherd's Bush, a 10 acre farm at the corner of Clarke and Como Lake in 1924. Burquitlam Plaza…

Workers at Vancouver Golf Club Site


Photograph of workers taking a break from clearing the land for the Vancouver Golf Club.

Fraser Mills Flood in 1948


Photograph of the 1948 Fraser Mills Flood.