TERRY FOX LIBRARY

2470 Mary Hill Road
Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 3B1
Phone (604) 927-7999
Fax (604) 941-8365
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Upcoming Holiday Closures:

Christmas Day:Thursday, Dec 25th, 2014
Boxing Day:Friday, Dec 26th, 2014

Monday
10am - 9pm
Tuesday
10am - 9pm
Wednesday
10am - 9pm
Thursday
10am - 9pm
Friday
10am - 5pm
Saturday
10am - 5pm
Sunday
1pm - 5pm

Today's Date is Tuesday November 25
One-On-One Tech Help
Tuesday, Sep 2 - Wednesday, Dec 31

Need Internet help? Join us for a free half-hour session to get you started. We can help you learn about the Internet, Facebook, eBooks, email, and more. Choose to learn on your own device or use a library computer. Call or visit the information desk to book an appointment.
One-On-One Tech Help
Friday, Jan 2 - Thursday, Apr 30

Need Internet help? Join us for a free half-hour session to get you started. We can help you learn about the Internet, Facebook, eBooks, email, and more. Choose to learn on your own device or use a library computer. Call or visit the information desk to book an appointment.

Everyone

English Conversation Group
Thursday, Jan 8 - Thursday, Apr 30
Thursdays
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Practice English in a friendly, social situation. Presented in partnership with SHARE family and Community Services.

Adults

Foundations English Classes
Thursday, Sep 4 - Thursday, Dec 18
Tuesdays and Thursdays
12:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Registration required

Upgrade your reading, writing and vocabulary skills. Registration is ongoing through Coquitlam Continuing Education. Call 604-936-4261 for more information.

English Conversation Group
Thursday, Sep 4 - Thursday, Dec 18
Thursdays
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Practice English in a friendly, social situation. Presented in partnership with SHARE family and Community Services.

Adult Learner Book Club
Friday, Sep 12 - Friday, Dec 12
Second Friday of the month
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Registration appreciated

Make new friends, read interesting books and practice English in a fun environment. Adults upgrading their reading skills, or learning English are welcome to join. The books discussed vary from ELSA level 2 to 5 according to the reading levels and interests of the group. Call or drop by the information desk to join.

Coffee Mug Club: Terry Fox Library Book Club
Wednesday, Sep 24 - Wednesday, Nov 26
Fourth Wednesday of the month
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

New members are welcome to join this informal book discussion group. For more information contact Kim at 604-942-9598 or email kimstack_@shaw.ca

Seniors Christmas Tea
Friday, Dec 5
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Registration appreciated

Spread some holiday cheer! Listen to Christmas stories, sing Christmas carols, drink some tea and get into the Christmas spirit. Everyone is welcome.

Crime Writer's Panel
Saturday, Dec 6
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Registration appreciated

Three local authors explain what goes into writing believable murder mysteries and thrillers, and answer all the questions that you're just dying to ask! Stefano Mazzega is an RCMP forensic scientist; Derrick Carew is a social worker at the Colony Farm Forensic Psychiatric Institution and author of the Killer Trail (2014); and Owen Laukkanen is a former poker player and author of The Professionals (2012), Criminal Enterprise (2013) and Kill Fee (2014). This presentation is part of regular programming offered by Tri-City Wordsmiths, a local writing group that meets regularly at the Terry Fox Library, six times a year.

Foundations English Classes
Tuesday, Jan 6 - Thursday, Apr 30
Tuesdays and Thursdays
12:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Registration required

Upgrade your reading, writing and vocabulary skills. Registration is ongoing through Coquitlam Continuing Education. Call 604-936-4261 for more information.

Adult Learner Book Club
Friday, Jan 9 - Friday, Apr 10
Fridays: Jan 9, Feb13, Mar13, Apr10
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Make new friends, read interesting books and practice English in a fun environment. Adults upgrading their reading skills or learning English are welcome to join. The books discussed vary from ELSA level 2 to 5 according to the reading levels and interests of the group.

RRSP &TFSA Basics
Saturday, Jan 17
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Saving for the future is an important but sometimes difficult task. Luckily there are experts available to help! Join an expert from Vancity Financial for an informative session about the basics of  RRSPs and TFSAs.

Friends of the Library
Wednesday, Jan 21
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Would you like to make a difference! Become a Friends of the Library volunteer and help promote library services in the community through various initiatives.

Teens

Teen Advisory Group
Tuesday, Sep 16 - Tuesday, Dec 16
Third Tuesday of the month
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Registration required

The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) advises and helps to plan and develop teen-oriented programs and services. TAG members organize programs for teens, volunteer as reading buddies and help with other library events. The meetings are fun and always include snacks! TAG membership look great on resumes, job and college applications. Volunteer hours are granted for attending monthly meetings and volunteering at the library events. membership is open to all teens. If you'd like to join, attend the next meeting or visit the library to pickup an application! 

Reading Buddies - Teen Volunteers Needed
Monday, Jan 12 - Monday, Feb 23
Mondays: Jan 12, 19, 26, Feb 2,16, 23
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Registration required

Volunteer as a reading buddy to a child in grades K to 3 and help them improve their reading skills. This is a great opportunity to gain volunteer hours and it looks awesome on your resume! Teens in grades 8 to 12 may pick complete an application at the information desk. Registration is ongoing.

Teen Advisory Group
Tuesday, Jan 20 - Tuesday, Apr 21
Tuesdays:Jan 20, Feb 17, Mar 17, Apr 21
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Registration required

The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) members organize library programs for teens, volunteer as reading buddies and help with other events. The meetings are fun and always include snacks! TAG membership looks great on resumes and college applications. Volunteer hours are granted for all TAG activities. Apply at the library, new members welcome!

Kids

Pyjama Storytime
Wednesday, Sep 3 - Wednesday, Dec 3
First Wednesday of the month
6:45 pm - 7:15 pm

Tuck into a story! Children and caregivers will be entertained with stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Kids are encouraged to wear their pyjamas and bring their favourite stuffie. Stoytime prepares children to learn to read.

Lego Club
Wednesday, Sep 10 - Wednesday, Dec 10
Second Wednesday of the month
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

We have the LEGO, you bring your imagination! LEGO club is a fun time for kids ages 7 to 14 - come on in and join us after school. Psst...girls are welcome!

Storytime
Saturday, Sep 20 - Saturday, Dec 20
Saturdays: Sep 20, Oct 18, Nov 15 & Dec 20
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Introduce kids to the love of books and language with Storytime! Children and caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes and more. Storytime prepares children to learn to read.

Babytime
Tuesday, Oct 28 - Tuesday, Dec 9
Tuesdays (excluding Nov 11)
10:15 am - 10:45 am

Make language fun! Start early with Babytime. Help your baby develop speech and language skills - enjoy bouncing, singing and rhyming with stories. Babytime is a fun, social bonding activity for babies AND caregivers.

Storytime
Wednesday, Oct 29 - Wednesday, Dec 10
Wednesdays
10:15 am - 10:45 am

Introduce kids to the love of books and language with Storytime! Children and caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Storytime prepares children to learn to read.

Storytime
Friday, Oct 31 - Friday, Dec 12
Fridays
10:15 am - 10:45 am

Introduce kids to the love of books and language with Storytime! Children and caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Storytime prepares children to learn to read.

Family Christmas Special
Wednesday, Dec 3
6:45 pm - 7:15 pm

Celebrate the season with a night of festive family fun! Enjoy stories, sing carols, and help decorate the library Christmas tree. Seasonal goodies will be served. Everyone is welcome.

Baby Party
Tuesday, Dec 9
10:15 am - 11:00 am

Celebrate our last Babytime of the year with a party. Prize draws, crafts and photo booths for all babies and their caregivers to enjoy!

Count-Down to Christmas Puppet Show
Wednesday, Dec 17
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Christmas is coming! Are you ready? Get into the Christmas spirit with our seasonal Puppet show.

Babytime
Tuesday, Jan 6 - Tuesday, Mar 3
Tuesdays
10:15 am - 10:45 am

Make language fun! Start early with Babytime. Help your baby develop speech and language skills - enjoy bouncing, singing and rhyming with stories. Babytime is a fun, social bonding activity for babies AND caregivers.

Storytime
Friday, Jan 9 - Friday, Mar 6
Fridays
10:15 am - 10:45 am

Introduce kids to the love of books and language with Storytime! Children and caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Storytime prepares children to learn to read.

Reading Buddies
Monday, Jan 12 - Monday, Feb 23
Tuesdays: Jan 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 16, 23
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Registration required

Do you have a child in grades K to 3 who would like to be a better reader? Your child will be matched with a teen volunteer to read with. Reading Buddies is a great way to get extra reading practice! Register beginning December 16.

LEGO Club
Wednesday, Jan 14 - Wednesday, Apr 8
Wednesdays: Jan 14, Feb 11, Mar 11, Apr 8
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Love LEGO? We provide the LEGO, you bring your imagination! Come play, create, and experiment. LEGO Club is a fun after school program for kids ages 5 to 12.

Storytime
Saturday, Jan 17 - Saturday, Apr 18
Saturdays, Jan 17, Feb 21, Mar 21, Apr 18
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Introduce kids to the love of books and language with Storytime! Children and caregivers will enjoy interactive stories, songs, rhymes, and more. Storytime prepares children to learn to read.

Terry Fox Library

Community of Port Coquitlam

Library Manager

Pat Dawson
2470 Mary Hill Road
Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 3B1
Phone (604) 927-7999
Fax (604) 941-8365

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City of Langley Library is getting a new look in conjunction with the Timms Community Centre renewal project. The library will be open regular hours during the renovation! However, the exterior book drop is closed. Please visit any of the Langley Township libraries to drop your materials off after hours.

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