Library Booksale Blowout!
Choose from thousands of prime quality used books, CDs and DVDs. You'll find something for all ages and all interests - and at bargain prices.
Friday, June 6 5-8pm
Saturday, June 7 9am-3pm Civic Centre Galleria
Let's Get Digital
All programs are held in the ParkLane Room. Drop in. Space is limited.
Get to know your iPad
Congratulations! You are the proud owner of an iPad. If you haven't had a chance to explore your new device, or don't know where to start, bring your iPad to the program and we will explore the basics.
Tuesday, April 8 2-3pm
10 things to get you started on Facebook
Facebook is a great way to stay in touch or reconnect with friends, family, and the brands you love. We will show you how to do the ten most common things on Facebook, including the important task of adjusting your privacy settings. Feel free to bring your own laptop or tablet to follow along.
Thursday, April 24 2-3pm
Free one-on-one computer and technology help from our friendly teen volunteers. Get instruction on computer basics, emailing, texting, smartphones, tablets, Microsoft Office and more.
Fridays, Apr 4-May 16 4:30-6pm ParkLane Room
10 things to get you started on Pinterest
Pinterest is probably one of the most intuitive, not to mention addictive, social media sites. Come find out how you can use it to spark your creativity, do research on your next purchase, and keep track of things you find online.
Friday, May 2 7-8pm
Get to know your Windows 8 computer
Windows 8 looks and behaves quite differently from the older versions, and it can be confusing. Come learn how to navigate the new interface, get back to the "good old" desktop, download apps, and more. Bring your Windows 8 laptop or tablet to follow along.
Tuesday, May 13 2-3:30pm
Look Ma! I created a slideshow!
Are you charged with making a slideshow for the next wedding, retirement, birthday, or anniversary party? Bring five photos along and start building your slideshow with us.
Wednesday, May 28 7-8:30pm
Traveling light: Save room in your suitcase with eBooks
One of the main reasons why people started reading eBooks is because they are so perfect for traveling. Learn how to download free eBooks from the library and load up your eReader, tablet or smartphone with great reads for your next trip.
For Laptops, eReader (KOBO, Sony)
Note: if you have a KOBO, you will need to bring your laptop.
Tuesday, June 10 2-3pm
For Tablets and smartphones (Apple, Android)
Friday, June 13 2-3pm
Tech Savvy Travelers
Power up your trip with technology. We will showcase different apps, websites, and library resources. Learn how to download travel books, preview your hotel, translate common phrases on the spot, and more.
Wednesday, June 18 7-8pm
Inlet Book Club
1st Wednesday of the month 1-3pm (no meeting in July)
Check the calendar for a list of titles being read by the Inlet Book Club.
Adult Learners Book Club
2nd Wednesday of the month 7-8:30pm.
Talking Book Club
1st Friday of the month 11am-12:30pm (September-June)
This is a discussion group primarily for print-disabled or visually imparied persons, but all are welcome. Call Renelle @ 604-469-4637 for more information.
All book clubs meet in the ParkLane Room.
Teen Summer Reading Club
The TeenRC is an online summer reading club for teens (12-18) in the Vancouver area. Log in and connect with other readers, talk up your favourite books, and chat live with famous authors in exclusive Skype sessions. Find great new books to read all summer, and review them for a chance to win great prizes. Site opens June 1. http://www.teenrc.ca/
Teen Volunteer Opportunities
Check our teen page for updates.
Baby Sing & Learn
An interactive program of songs, rhymes and stories. Encourages bonding and promotes early speech and language development. Ages birth to 18 months.
Wednesdays January 15-May 7, 2-2:45pm or
Thursdays, January 16-May 16, 11-11:45am Storytelling Circle
Get ready to read with stories and songs for kids 18 months to 5 years. Parent/caregiver participation required.
Wednesdays, January 15-May 14, 10-10:30am Storytelling Circle
Come in pajamas for some family fun. A great way to end your busy day with relaxing stories and songs. Ages birth to 6 years with parent/caregiver.
Tuesday, April 29 6:30-7pm Storytelling Circle
Summer Baby Sing & Learn
Enjoy songs, rhymes, and baby games outdoors this summer (weather permitting). Program will be held inside on rainy days. Ages birth to 18 months.
Thursdays, July 17-August 21 11-11:45am
Summer Twilight Tales
End your busy day with books and rhymes, and discover the very best in story apps. We'll sing songs, read books and use digital media to explore stories that preschoolers will love. Ages birth to 6 years with parent/caregiver.
Tuesdays, July 15-August 19* 6:30-7pm ParkLane Room
*special stuffed animal sleepovers on July 22 & August 19. Leave your stuffed animal with us for a fun sleepover and pick them up the next day!
Play & Learn @ Coquitlam Centre
Kids aged 3-10 can join us at the mall for storytimes, crafts and songs.
Last Wednesday of each month 5:30-7:30pm Lower Level in front of the Bay
All programs are drop-in. Space is limited.
Parade Craft Event
Show your reading spirit and make a fun craft to bring to the Port Moody Parade. Kids 6+ can also register to dress as their favourite character and walk with the library in the parade on June 21.
Saturday, May 31 10am-2pm ParkLane Room
Summer Reading Club
Join the Summer Reading Club and get ready to laugh yourself silly with this year's "Funny Business" theme. Kids of all ages are invited to sign up and enjoy reading all summer long. Free programs, stickers, and prizes! Registration begins June 2 at the library.
Share books, play word games, write stories and more with your teen buddy. Fro grades 1-5.
Tuesdays, July 15-August 19 10:30-11:30am ParkLane Room
Kids 5+ can relax with some great family movies at the library. Laugh along with Lego minifigures, Pixar pals, and Disney friends. Bring your parents, bring your friends, and enjoy an afternoon out with us. Drop in, space is limited.
Wednesdays, July 16-August 13 2-4pm ParkLane Room
Kids 6-12 can enjoy weekly activities on a theme. Star Wars, crafting, board games and more. Drop in, space is limited.
Fridays, July 18-August 15 3-4:30pm ParkLane Room
Kids 6-12 can learn about astronomy with the HR MacMillan traveling Starlab. 30 minute sessions run every hour. Come early to ensure a place.
Thursday, July 10 Hourly from 10am-4pm Inlet Theatre
Spin, Pop, Boom
The Mad Scientist is able to defy gravity! Didgeridoo tubes, foaming hands and steaming chemical reactions will introduce children to a world of exciting chemistry. Ages 5+
Thurdsay, August 7 2-3pm Inlet Theatre
Summer Reading Club Medal Ceremony
Kids who have completed 50 days of reading in our Summer Reading Club will receive a gold medal at the end of this fun-filled event. Enjoy face-painting, refreshments, and more. Pick up your timed ticket at the library.
Saturday, September 6 1-3:30pm Inlet Theatre & Galleria