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:

Good Friday:Friday, Apr 3rd, 2015
Long Weekend:Sunday, Apr 5th, 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 Thursday February 26
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
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.

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.

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.

Patient Rights - the First Step in Advance Care Planning
Monday, Apr 20
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Did you know that the Canadian Medical Association recommends everyone develop an advance care plan? Knowing your rights as a patient is an important part of this process. Join Dying with Dignity Canada for an informative program presented about your rights and how you can plan for your future medical care.

Teens

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.

Reading Buddies - Teen Volunteers Needed
Monday, Apr 13 - Monday, May 11
Mondays: Apr 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11
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.

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.

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.

Storytime
Friday, Mar 27 - Friday, Apr 24
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, Apr 13 - Monday, May 11
Mondays: Apr 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Registration required

Do you have a child in grades 1 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 March 31.

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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ChargeBars have arrived at 20 of our libraries! The secure locker systems can charge virtually any mobile phone or portable device. Try it out - complimentary charging is available now through March 15.

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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