BOOKS PLUS: Info on that new eBook, hot DVDs & fine foods


• eBooks for Newbies: Did Santa bring you an eReader or a tablet for Christmas? Learn how you can access eBooks for free through Coquitlam Public Library on Jan. 10, 2:30 to 4 p.m., in the City Centre branch’s learning centre. This hands-on session will teach you how to search for library eBooks and download them to your device or computer. Bring your Coquitlam library card, charged eReader or tablet, and connection cables with you. To register, phone 604-554-7336 and leave a message with your name, number and device type; or email

• Displays at the library: At City Centre branch, Coquitlam artist Diane Moran’s “Moran’s Mixed Media Memories” exhibit, featuring clay and paper mache sculpture. At Poirier branch, needlework, including cross-stitch, knitting, beading and pulled thread creations by members of the Coquitlam Needle Arts Guild.

For more information about any of these programs, visit The City Centre branch is located at 1169 Pinetree Way and the Poirier branch at 575 Poirier St.




• “Express” DVDs: Port Moody Public Library now has extra copies of hot new movies that you can get without the wait. These copies aren’t available to be put on hold and only go out for three days so you will find different titles whenever you are in the Library. The next time you visit, check the great new movies on the shelves.

• Holiday Hours: PMPL will be closed New Year’s Day and will be closing early on a few evenings between now and New Year’s Day. Check the library website or call for days and times. Normal hours resume on Jan. 2.

For more information, visit or call 604-469-4577. Port Moody Public Library is located at 100 Newport Dr., in the city hall complex.




Fine Foods series: Terry Fox Library is offering a series about fine foods once a month from January to April. Topics covered include:

• B.C. wine, Jan 29, 7 to 8 p.m.: Are you looking for suggestions about which wine to buy? Learn about the variety of wines available in B.C.

• Cheese, Feb. 25, 7 to 8 p.m.: Discover how the Davison family got into the cheese business; learn about the modern cheese making process while enjoying samples of different cheeses.

• Olive oil and vinegar, March 12, 7 to 9 p.m.: Join Patrick Henry from Tri-Cities Tasters for an informative evening and get answers to your questions, some recipes and taste a selection of olive oils and balsamic vinegars.

• Tea appreciation, April 8, 7 to 8 p.m.: Nancy Prokosh from Nancy’s Tealicious Tea Company will share her knowledge — and tea — and answer questions.

Registration is required for these programs.

For more information, visit or the Fraser Valley Regional Library Facebook page. Terry Fox Library is located 2470 Mary Hill Rd. in PoCo. Phone 604-927-7999.


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