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:

Long Weekend:Sunday, Feb 8th, 2015
Family Day:Monday, Feb 9th, 2015

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 Sunday January 25
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.

Family Literacy Day: BINGO
Tuesday, Jan 27
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Pick up your bingo card, and get your dabber ready for some family-friendly fun to celebrate Family Literacy Day. Prizes will be awarded!

Service Canada Youth Programs
Tuesday, Feb 17
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Registration appreciated

Join a Citizens Services Specialist from Service Canada to discover the many federal programs available for youth, ages 15-30. You will hear about the Federal Student Work Experience program, Canada Student loans and grants, Apprenticeship Incentive and Completion Grants, and the new Canada Apprenticeship Loan.

Adults

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.

Meditation for Beginners
Tuesday, Jan 27
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Join Amy Reedman, registered aromatherapist, yoga teacher, and Reiki  practitioner, as she discusses the basics of meditation, demonstrates techniques, and shows you how to get started so that you can feel great.

Coffee Mug Club: Terry Fox Library Book Club
Wednesday, Jan 28 - Wednesday, Apr 29
Wednesdays, Jan 28, Feb 25, Mar 25, Apr 29
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meet fellow book lovers and discuss a selected title over refreshments. Call or visit the library to learn which book is being discussed this month. Copies of the current month's book are available at the library. For more information contact Kim at 604-942-9598 or kim_stack@shaw.ca.

Understanding Seniors Housing
Wednesday, Feb 18
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Are you looking to simplify your home and your life? If you or someone you know is considering changing their living situation, join Christina Horvath, mortgage broker, Juliette Smith, realtor, and Reena Venkatesh, interior designer, to discuss housing options for seniors, retirement funding, senior home trends, home financing and more.

Essential Writing Tips With Janet Love Morrison
Saturday, Feb 28
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This in-depth, hands-on workshop is a wonderful opportunity for anyone who writes or aspires to write. Janet Love Morrison, author, speaker, teacher and editor, will cover the writing process from ideas, organization, style and effective writing to revising, editing and getting published.

Teens

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!

Teen Quiz Night
Thursday, Mar 12
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Bring your competitive spirit to the Terry Fox Library for Teen Quiz Night. This free event features snacks, prizes, fun and more! Form a team or come alone. Contact the library for more information.

Movie Afternoon
Friday, Mar 20
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Watch one of the year's hottest new movies. Contact the library for movie titles. For ages 12 and up.

Kids

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
Wednesday, Jan 7 - Wednesday, Mar 4
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.

Pyjama Storytime
Wednesday, Jan 7 - Wednesday, Apr 1
Wednesdays, Jan 7, Feb 4, Mar 4, Apr 1
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. Storytime prepares children to learn to read.

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.

Storytime
Friday, Feb 6 - 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.

Kids Day Off: Movie Matinee
Friday, Feb 20 - Friday, Apr 17
Fridays, Feb 20, Mar 13, Apr 17
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Watch a movie matinee at the library! Check with the library for the upcoming titles. Younger children must be accompanied by an adult.

Magician Matthew Johnson
Monday, Mar 9
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Join us as award-winning magician Matthew Johnson weaves his hilarious spell over the library! Matthew’s show is a highly entertaining and interactive blend of magic, juggling, comedy and music. He has performed all over the world and now he is here to add some magic to your spring break. Don’t miss this show that will be great fun for the whole family!

Babytime
Tuesday, Mar 24 - Tuesday, Apr 28
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
Wednesday, Mar 25 - Wednesday, Apr 29
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.

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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FVRL is excited to announce the appointment of Scott Hargrove as CEO. Learn more.

White Rock Library is replacing its windows throughout January. Please note that parts of the library may be closed during the installation.

City of Langley Library's outside book drop is closed. To drop your materials off after hours please visit any of the Langley Township libraries.

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