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, May 17th, 2015
Victoria Day:Monday, May 18th, 2015
Canada Day:Wednesday, Jul 1st, 2015
Long Weekend:Sunday, Aug 2nd, 2015

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

Today's Date is Tuesday April 28
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

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.

Drop-In Tech Help
Friday, May 1 - Monday, Aug 31
By appointment
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Registration required

Learn how to use your tablet, laptop, or eReader to do things online you’ve always wanted to try. These practical hands-on sessions with library staff are designed for anyone with a device they can bring to the library, as well as those wanting to use a library computer. Call or visit the information desk to book a personalized half-hour appointment.

Conversation Circles
Thursday, May 7 - Thursday, Aug 27
Thursdays
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

If you are leaning English and want to practice speaking with other people in a friendly, casual place then join us for weekly guided discussions about Canadian culture, food, current events and other topics. Presented in partnership with SHARE family and Community Service.

Adult Learner Book Club
Friday, May 8 - Friday, Aug 14
Fridays, May 8, Jun 12, Jul 10, Aug 14
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.

Spirit of the Coast
Monday, Jun 1
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Join professional wilderness guide Chris Cooper as he recounts his Spirit of the Coast journey, a 1,200 km canoe trip from the Fraser River to the Alaskan border. The 90 day trek was made with an international team comprised of members from British Columbia, Ontario, Alberta, Scotland, England, the United States and the Kwantlen Nation.

Books by Design with Jan Westendorp
Saturday, Jun 6
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Self-publishing has emerged as a viable option for authors unwilling or unable to work with a traditional publisher. A professionally designed cover can help you maximize sales and marketing opportunities! In this workshop, sponsored by Tri-City Wordsmiths, Jan Westendrop will discuss how a book designer can help you avoid pitfalls and save money.

Sleep Remedies
Monday, Jun 8
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Registration appreciated

Many older adults find it difficult to get a good night's sleep. This workshop explores the reasons you may be having trouble and offers remedies and advice about lifestyle changes that may help you rest easier.

From Small Town to Big City: the Fabulous Fifties in Port Coquitlam
Thursday, Jun 25
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Port Coquitlam underwent an amazing amount of change in the 1950's, expanding and growing during this tumultuous era. Join Bryan Ness from the Port Coquitlam Heritage Society as he takes us back to this amazing time period through fascinating historic photographs and videos.

Teens

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, 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.

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.

Babytime
Tuesday, May 5 - Tuesday, May 26
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, May 6 - Wednesday, May 27
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, May 6 - Wednesday, Aug 5
Wednesdays, May 6, June 3, July 8, August 5
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.

LEGO® Club
Wednesday, May 13 - Wednesday, Jun 10
Wednesdays, May 13, Jun 10
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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. Sign up for the day at the information desk. Each session is limited to 15 attendees so arrive early to avoid disappointment!

Storytime
Friday, May 15 - Saturday, Aug 15
Saturdays, May 16, Ju 20, July 18, Aug 15
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.

French Storytime
Saturday, May 16 - Saturday, Aug 15
Saturdays, May 16, Jun 20, Jul 18, Aug 15
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. This is Storytime is in French.

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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