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Book review: Essays on racism & abuse, a legacy of resilience

Book review: Essays on racism & abuse, a legacy of resilience

Alicia Elliott’s A Mind Spread Out on the Ground is a book of autobiographical essays chronicling the author’s childhood in a biracial family living in poverty
Books Plus: Coquitlam library has online offerings for COVID-19 shut-ins

Books Plus: Coquitlam library has online offerings for COVID-19 shut-ins

Stuck at home? Browse digital magazines, watch documentaries, take video courses using Coquitlam Public Library’s website
This is how the Vancouver Aquarium’s penguins are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic

This is how the Vancouver Aquarium’s penguins are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic

With the Aquarium closed to the public, the penguins are free to explore the facility's empty hallways and visit some of their neighbours
Quarantined and bored? 65 ways to pass the time in COVID-19 isolation

Quarantined and bored? 65 ways to pass the time in COVID-19 isolation

If you're like all my arts- and entertainment-loving friends these days, you've been sitting in your home enjoying some aspects of self-isolation (the chance to read a book, for instance) but craving your fix of theatre or music.
Port Coquitlam tattoo model hopes her next story will be on a magazine cover

Port Coquitlam tattoo model hopes her next story will be on a magazine cover

Athena Leilani of Port Coquitlam is vying for a $25,000 prize and the cover of the tattoo magazine Inked
Trying growing these edible plants in your apartment

Trying growing these edible plants in your apartment

Today, with high-density living, containerization is a popular way of gardening.
Book of the Week: When We Were Vikings

Book of the Week: When We Were Vikings

When We Were Vikings by Andrew David MacDonald
Wandering through an impossibly cool Icelandic summer

Wandering through an impossibly cool Icelandic summer

Many surprises in store for visitors to the remote northern island
Vancouver photographer uses nude photography to celebrate women

Vancouver photographer uses nude photography to celebrate women

Vince Hemingson says older women are some of his favourite subjects to photograph naked
Libraries & literacy: Trivia time in Coquitlam, board games in Port Moody

Libraries & literacy: Trivia time in Coquitlam, board games in Port Moody

This feature, written by librarians with Coquitlam Public Library, Port Moody Public Library and Terry Fox Library in Port Coquitlam, is published each Thursday to highlight programs and happenings in the Tri-Cities’ three libraries.