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, Aug 3rd, 2014
BC Day:Monday, Aug 4th, 2014

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

Today's Date is Wednesday July 30
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.

Adults

One-On-One Tech Help
Thursday, May 1 - Saturday, Aug 30
By appointment
10:15 am - 8:30 pm
Registration required

Need 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 laptop, handheld device, or use a library computer. Call or ask at the information desk to book your personalized session.

English Conversation Group
Thursday, May 1 - Thursday, Aug 28
Thursdays
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

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

Foundations English Classes
Tuesday, May 6 - Thursday, Aug 28
Ongoing: 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, May 9 - Friday, Aug 8
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.

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.

Friends of the Terry Fox Library
Wednesday, Sep 17
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friends make a difference! Friends are volunteers who promote library services in the community. They support library programs and fundraising activities in cooperation with library staff. Learn more when attend this meeting.

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

Be the Fun Parent, Not the Friend
Saturday, Sep 27
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Are you a parent with children from ages 1 to 5? Join parenting expert Lisa Bunnage of Bratbusters Parenting Services for an informative workshop that will demonstrate how to be both the fun parent and discipliner. Learn great tips and expert methods to help you successfully raise your child.

Fall into Good Health
Tuesday, Sep 30
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Are you having trouble sleeping? Do You feel like you need a boost to get through the afternoon? Is your digestion slowing down? Dr. Jill Scott ND, of Port Moody Integrated Health, will be talking about naturopathic tips for dealing with common issues that can show up in the fall and how you can take control of your health to feel your best through the changing of the seasons.

Teens

Teen Summer Reading Club Meet Up
Tuesday, Jul 8 - Tuesday, Aug 12
Tuesdays
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Discuss books, play games and meet new people at our weekly meet up. Snacks will be provided. Hosted by the Terry Fox Library's Teen Advisory Group. For ages 12 and up.

Red Carpet Movie Premier - Teens Only!
Friday, Jul 18 - Friday, Aug 15
Fridays, Jul 18, Aug 15
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

Teen Summer Reading Club Wind-Up Party
Tuesday, Aug 26
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Registration appreciated

Find out who won the Terry Fox Library teen SRC prizes. It might be you! Enjoy some snacks, games and good times with other teen SRC members.

Reading Buddies - Teen Volunteers Needed
Monday, Sep 15 - Monday, Oct 27
Mondays (excluding Oct 13)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Registration required

Volunteer as a reading buddy to a child in grades K to 3 to help them improve their reading skills. Show your buddy how cool reading is! This is a great opportunity to gain volunteer hours for your community work experience requirement and will look awesome on your resume. Teens in grades 8 to 12 may pick up an application at the Terry Fox Library information desk. (Sessions run for six weeks at a time.)

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! 

Books into Movies - The Maze Runner
Tuesday, Sep 23
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Maze Runner is coming to the big screen this September! Come to the library for aMAZE-ing games, quizzes, food and more all related to the Maze Runner. For ages 10 and up. All are welcome.

Kids

Pyjama Storytime
Thursday, May 8 - Wednesday, Aug 6
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. Storytime prepares children to learn to read.

Storytime
Saturday, May 17 - Saturday, Aug 16
Saturdays
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: At the Market
Thursday, Jun 12 - Thursday, Aug 14
Second Thursday of the month
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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. Find us at the Port Coquitlam Farmer's Market at Leigh Square.

Storytime
Wednesday, Jul 2 - Wednesday, Jul 30
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.

LEGO Club
Wednesday, Jul 2 - Wednesday, Jul 30
Wednesdays
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

We have the LEGO you bring the ideas! LEGO Club is a fun program for children ages 5 to 10. LEGO isn't just for boys - don't forget that girls are welcome too!

Second Storey Theatre
Friday, Aug 1
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Registration required

Audiences will decide the fate of our improvisers as they play games and tell stories in this exciting 45 minute show. Together with our cast of performers, the audience will help to create a one of a  kind adventure that is entirely inspired by their suggestions. It’s like a choose-your-own-adventure book that is unfolding right before your very eyes! Suitable for children 6+.

Registration begins July 18.

Purple Pirate
Friday, Aug 8
2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Registration required

Ahoy, mateys! The Purple Pirate be on your horizon. He has a treasure box full of laughs and pirate magic that is fun for the whole family. Come one, come all and laugh with BC’s friendly privateer Register beginning July 25.

Uzume Taiko
Monday, Aug 25
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Summer Reading Club Wind Up with Uzume Taiko at the Leigh Square bandshell. Celebrate your summer of reading with Uzume Taiko. Pick up your SRC medal and experience the heart-stopping pulse of Japanese taiko drums. Join members of award winning, world famous Uzume Taiko as they take you on an intimate journey through the world of taiko.

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.

Babytime
Tuesday, Sep 9 - Tuesday, Oct 7
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.

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
Wednesday, Sep 10 - Wednesday, Oct 8
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 at the Market
Thursday, Sep 11
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Find us at the Port Coquitlam Farmer's Market kid's corner at Leigh Square. 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, Sep 15 - Monday, Oct 27
Mondays (excluding Oct 13)
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Registration required

Parents, if you have a son or daughter in Kindergarten to grade 3 who would like to be a better reader, this is a great way to get extra reading practice! Your child will have a chance to read with one of our teen volunteers. Please visit the information desk to fill out an application form. (The session runs for six weeks.)

Kids Day Off - Movie Matinee
Friday, Sep 19 - Monday, Nov 10
Fridays: Sep 19, Oct 24, & Nov 10
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Looking for something to do on your Pro-D day? Come to the library for a movie matinee. Call the library to find out which movie is playing.

Storytime
Friday, Sep 19 - Friday, Oct 10
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.

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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