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:

Remembrance Day:Tuesday, Nov 11th, 2014
Christmas Day:Thursday, Dec 25th, 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 Sunday October 19
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

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

World Films
Monday, Oct 20 - Monday, Nov 17
First Monday of the month
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Come to the Terry Fox Library for an entertaining night of world cinema. We will be playing outstanding, award-winning films from around the globe, so bring your friends and sit back, relax, and enjoy the show. Film schedules are available at the information desk.

The Mystery of the Great Northwest Flood
Tuesday, Oct 28
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration appreciated

In Eastern Washington State, a profound and unique geological event occurred just as the ice age was coming to an end. It has completely shaped the landscapes over a vast area, resulting in unique geological formations that have been puzzling scientists for years. Photographer Steve Smith recounts his journey to unravel this fascinating mystery with beautiful  photos of this amazing landscape.

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.

Teens

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! 

Design it, Draw it, Post it!
Tuesday, Nov 4
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Love to doodle, draw and sketch? We want to see your art on the small scale...on Post Its! Markers, pens, and more will be available. Refreshments and Post Its provided. Teens ages 12 and older are 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!

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
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.

Halloween Puppet Show
Wednesday, Oct 29
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

BOOOO! Come enjoy spooky stories and Halloween fun.

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.

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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