Monthly Archives: May 2012

The month of May is drawing to a close, by Catherine Gillier

The month of May is drawing to a close.  The sun and gusty winds have created forest fire conditions around the area.  The reality of such dangers has alerted some of the non-fiction books to reach out to patrons. Peter … Continue reading

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The Match Factory, by Sue Culhane

As the Stato trail reopens the Haileybury Branch of the Temiskaming Shores Public Library would like to take this opportunity of reminding patrons about available parking for visitors to the Library. Parking is not allowed in front of the gas … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games Challenge, by Alison McCorkle

The Hunger Games Challenge, a trivia game based on the highly popular novel The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, was held at the New Liskeard branch of the Temiskaming Shores Public Library on May 11, 2012. We had 19 trivia … Continue reading

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The complexity and simplicity of May, by Catherine Gillier

The complexity and simplicity of May is beginning to show itself.  On the surface, grass is growing and the birds are singing.  But underneath these simple and beautiful phenomena, a network of complex activity is happening.  The soil is being … Continue reading

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A Penny for a Penny, by Sue Culhane

May 4, 2012 marked a moment in history – Canada minted its last penny! Jim Flaherty, the Finance Minister, said “The real issue was that people weren’t using them, they were putting them in jars at home”. It costs the … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, by Sue Culhane

April 23 marked the anniversaries of both the birth and death of William Shakespeare, arguably one of the world’s greatest writers and playwrights.  It is uncertain as to when he was actually born but records show he was baptized on … Continue reading

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