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Arts, Culture & Heritage Facilities
Coquitlam Public Library
The Coquitlam Public Library has two locations, City Centre branch and Poirier branch, both of which offer a number of services including ESL programs and services, interlibrary loans, room bookings, internet and computer stations and even a 3D printer in the City Centre branch.
The cultural jewel in Coquitlam’s Town Centre, Evergreen Cultural Centre features a studio theatre, rehearsal hall, art studios and a fabulous gallery. Situated on the shores of Lafarge Lake this incredible location is a fantastic setting to experience the arts.
Place des Arts is an established arts centre and music school in Coquitlam. With a mission to inspire the artist in everyone, Place des Arts offers high quality arts education programs in music, dance, visual arts, theatre arts and creative writing, for all ages and abilities. The centre’s Artisan Shop and galleries support local emerging artists, and its annual program of events and performances make Place des Arts a cultural hub, drawing diverse members of the community together to experience the arts.
Mackin House Museum is run by the Coquitlam Heritage Society. The Museum features exhibits of life at the turn of the century. Mackin House, located at Heritage Square, was built in 1909 to house members of the growing Fraser Mills Company. The Society features historical programs and events through out the year.