TERRY FOX LIBRARY

2470 Mary Hill Road
Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 3B1
Phone (604) 927-7999
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Upcoming Holiday Closures:

Long Weekend:Sunday, Oct 12th, 2014
Thanksgiving Day:Monday, Oct 13th, 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 Tuesday September 02
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.

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.

Lois Peterson Writing Workshop: Character, Dialogue and Point of View
Saturday, Oct 4
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Registration required

Explore a number of approaches that allow you to get to know your characters through word and deed, and help you create compelling, credible fiction for any age. This three-hour workshop presented by award-winning writer Lois Peterson, includes discussion, in-class writing, brainstorming and useful handouts. Presented in partnership with the Tri City Wordsmiths.

Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security
Wednesday, Oct 15
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Registration appreciated

Join a Citizens Services Specialist from Service Canada to discover the many benefits available under each program. You will hear about Survivor/Death Benefits, Canada Pension Disability Benefits, Guaranteed Income Supplement, Allowance, and Allowance for the Survivor. You will also learn about eligibility, when to apply, how to access, required documentation and who to contact for help.

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.

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! 

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
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.

Stuffie Sleep-Over
Tuesday, Oct 7
6:45 pm - 7:15 pm

Ever wonder what your stuffed animals do when you're not around? What would they do if they were left at the library over-night? Unsupervised! Come to our stuffed animal storytime and tuck your stuffie in for a night at the library. Follow our updates on the library Facebook page to see what shenanigans they get up to.

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.

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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Abbotsford Community Library is open regular hours this week.

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!

All FVRL locations, including the Administrative Centre, will be closed for a Staff Professional Development Day on Friday, September 12.

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