Monthly Archives: July 2011

Setting and Mystery Novels, by Sue Culhane

At the Haileybury Branch of the Temiskaming Shores Public Library we find that many of our patrons enjoy the large collection of mystery books which are not shelved with the rest of the fiction collection but have their own area. … Continue reading

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COST EFFECTIVE ENTERTAINMENT, by Alison McCorkle

A survey released by Royal Bank in July 2011 suggests many Canadians will be reining in budgets by putting off luxuries such as summer vacations and new car purchases so they can better handle higher gas and food prices and … Continue reading

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Books by Elle Newmark, by Sue Culhane

The Haileybury Branch of the Temiskaming Shores Public Library has in its collection two books which are proving to be very popular. Elle Newmark published The Book of Unholy Mischief in 2008 and The Sandalwood Tree in 2011. The books … Continue reading

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Great Fun At the Library – by Alison McCorkle

Well, today was the day and we had a blast! Twelve children were signed up and ten attended.  The mother of the other two called afterward and apologized, she had the date on her calendar wrong.  She informed me that they’ll … Continue reading

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We are Now in the Midst of July, By Catherine Gillier

We are now in the midst of July.  The Romaine and Swiss Chard and red leaf lettuces have matured enough to be mixed with the new green onions to form a delicious and colourful summer salad. Here at the library, … Continue reading

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Make a Splash at Your Library, by Alison McCorkle

It is Monday, July 11, 2011 and tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. I’m having a group of children aged five to eight years old into the library for my first T.D. Summer Reading Club program of the summer. I am … Continue reading

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Online Reading Resources for Children, by Sue Culhane

When summer arrives children are happy to forgo the commitments of school for the freedom of the holidays. Unfortunately, research has proven that reading skills suffer as a result. Obviously, the local library is very happy to encourage children to … Continue reading

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