Health, law and murder all on the agenda at the New West library

New West City Reads program launches this month

This September, the New Westminster Public Library is launching several programs. 

The inaugural session of our new Health Information Series will be Getting to Know Dementia, presented in collaboration with the Alzheimer Society of B.C.  This session will provide basic information about dementia for people who live with the condition, as well as their family and friends. Join in on Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. No registration required.

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Our new Legal Information Series launches Sept. 11 in conjunction with People’s Law School. The first session will focus on establishing a Power of Attorney and knowing when one is needed. Join in on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. No registration required.

New West City Reads is a new group reading program intended for those who like book clubs but may not be able to commit on a monthly basis. This fall there will be six sessions (two per month), each focusing on a different book. Sign up for the nights with books that interest you and skip the ones that don’t. 

Drop in to the library from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12 to discuss the local true crime book Murder by Milkshake, by Eve Lazarus.

Or, join in on Tuesday, Sept. 24, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. to discuss the popular science-fiction novel Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer.  Space is limited, so registration is required.

If you’re interested in learning more about Murder by Milkshake, the library is also hosting an author talk with Eve Lazarus on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Registration is required.

On Sept. 30, join the library for a One-Day Supportive Cancer Care Workshop with InspireHealth, for adults (16+) living with cancer and their caregivers and supporters. This program runs from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., and pre-registration directly with InspireHealth is strongly encouraged. Call them at 604-734-7125.

You can learn about the library’s full slate of programs at  For questions or program registration drop by in person, email or call 604-527-4667. 

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