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:

ALL FVRL LOCATIONS will close early at 2pm on Christmas Eve (Dec 24) and New Year's Eve (Dec 31).

Boxing Day:Friday, Dec 26th, 2014
New Years Day:Thursday, Jan 1st, 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 Friday December 26
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.
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.

Family Literacy Day: BINGO
Tuesday, Jan 27
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Pick up your bingo card, and get your dabber ready for some family-friendly fun to celebrate Family Literacy Day. Prizes will be awarded!

Service Canada Youth Programs
Tuesday, Feb 17
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Registration appreciated

Join a Citizens Services Specialist from Service Canada to discover the many federal programs available for youth, ages 15-30. You will hear about the Federal Student Work Experience program, Canada Student loans and grants, Apprenticeship Incentive and Completion Grants, and the new Canada Apprenticeship Loan.

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.

RRSP and TFSA Basics
Saturday, Jan 17
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Saving for the future is an important but sometimes difficult task. Luckily there are experts available to help! Join an expert from Vancity Financial for an informative session about the basics of  RRSPs and TFSAs.

Friends of the Library
Wednesday, Jan 21
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Would you like to make a difference! Become a Friends of the Library volunteer and help promote library services in the community through various initiatives.

Meditation for Beginners
Tuesday, Jan 27
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Join Amy Reedman, registered aromatherapist, yoga teacher, and Reiki  practitioner, as she discusses the basics of meditation, demonstrates techniques, and shows you how to get started so that you can feel great.

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.

Understanding Housing for Seniors
Wednesday, Feb 18
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Registration appreciated

Are you looking to simplify your home and your life? If you or someone you know is considering changing their living situation, join Christina Horvath, from Dominion Lending Centres, to discuss housing options for seniors, retirement funding, home design trends, financing seniors tax rebates and more.

Teens

Reading Buddies - Teen Volunteers Needed
Monday, Jan 12 - Monday, Feb 23
Mondays: Jan 12, 19, 26, Feb 2,16, 23
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.

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!

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.

Reading Buddies
Monday, Jan 12 - Monday, Feb 23
Tuesdays: Jan 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 16, 23
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Registration required

Do you have a child in grades K 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 December 16.

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.

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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NEWS

Merry Christmas! All FVRL locations will close early at 2 pm on Christmas Eve. We will also be closed on December 25 and 26.

City of Langley Library is getting a new look! The library will be open throughout 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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