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Books Plus: Seniors’ health, dad time and a Beauty of a movie – The Tri

Books Plus runs in The Tri-City News each Friday to highlight programs and happenings in the Tri-Cities’ three libraries: Coquitlam Public Library, Port Moody Public Library and Terry Fox Library in Port Coquitlam.

 

COQUITLAM

Seniors’ Health Fair 2017: CPL is hosting this annual event over two days later this month, featuring free workshops provided by COSCO (Council of Senior Citizens’ Organizations of BC) Seniors Health and Wellness Institute. All sessions will be held in the Nancy Bennett Room at the library’s Poirier branch.

• Knowing your bladder: Aug. 24, 1 to 3 p.m.

• Mature driver assessment procedures: Aug. 24, 7 to 9 p.m.

• Frauds and scams: Aug. 25, 10 a.m. to noon.

• Dealing with stress: Aug. 25, 1 to 3 p.m.

For detailed event information, go to coqlibrary.ca. To register, call 604-937-4155.

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

 

PORT MOODY

• Summer movie matinee: Tomorrow (Saturday), enjoy the live-action version of the classic Disney tale Beauty and the Beast starring Emma Watson (of Harry Potter fame) in the Inlet Theatre starting at 2 p.m.

• Summer Reading Club medal ceremony: Complete 50 days of reading and get a medal on Aug. 26. Receive a special certificate, have your face painted, and enjoy refreshments. Hand in your reading calendar and pick up a free timed ticket at the information desk.

• Where the Wild Things Grow: Join city of Port Moody horticulture staff and explore the beautiful natural world in our own backyard. Kids six years of age and older can get their hands dirty with planting, scavenger hunts and more. The program will run on Aug. 18. Register for one session only by calling 604-469-4577.

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

 

TERRY FOX

• Dad Time: Join Terry Fox librarians for a fun drop-in program for all dads and male caregivers with little ones from one day to five years old. There will be songs, stories, games and crafts, with time after the program to socialize and hang out with other dads. These sessions run on Saturdays, Aug. 26, Sept. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 16, 2 to 2:45 p.m.

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

Article source: http://www.tricitynews.com/lifestyles/books-plus-seniors-health-dad-time-and-a-beauty-of-a-movie-1.21763906

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