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Spooky October Reads by Elesha Teskey

Once October hits, some people like to pull out spooky or horror stories. Reading classics like Frankenstein, Dracula, or The Haunting of Hill House is wonderful, but the Temiskaming Shores Public Library has some other books that may give you … Continue reading

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Attitude of Gratitude by Alison McCorkle

I hope everyone has a Happy Thanksgiving despite all the changes and protocols to follow in our “new normal”. There is still lots for all of us to be thankful for, even if it feels like we have to look … Continue reading

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Dreaming of Cold! by Sharren Reil

I live in a beautiful farming town, and thus we have many farmers and farms. I would assume that this was a summer that warmed the cockles of their hearts. It was very warm, sunny, and we had ample rain. … Continue reading

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I Read Canadian by Alison McCorkle

There is a new nationwide initiative of Canadian authors and their works and I’m happy to tell you a little about it. This celebration is I READ CANADIAN and it will take place from the 14th to the 21st of … Continue reading

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L’hiver est arrivé !! par Carmen Peddie

Pour ceux et celles qui n’aiment pas l’hiver je suis désolé mais pour les autres je dis youpi !! Vous me demandez la raison? Voici la réponse : ici à la bibliothèque publique de Temiskaming Shores nous avons plusieurs livres … Continue reading

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Starting Over and New Beginnings: Winter Solstice and the New Year by Sharren Reil

Our celebration of the New Year on January 1st is not an ancient phenomenon. Many believe that the first recording of this celebration is in Mesopotamia c. 2000 B.C. and was celebrated around the time of the vernal equinox in … Continue reading

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TSPL Top 100 Checkouts of 2019

1. Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny 2. Past Tense by Lee Child 3. Long Road to Mercy by David Baldacci 4. The Boy by Tami Hoag 5. Look Alive Twenty-Five by Janet Evanovich 6. The 18th Abduction by James Patterson and … Continue reading

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I Almost Broke Up with this Book…But I’m Glad I Didn’t! by Hannah Wight

We’ve all been there. We’ve picked up a book and looked forward to getting immersed into the story, only to find ourselves confused, bored, and wondering if it’s worth the read. One such book that I almost broke up with … Continue reading

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Livres ajoutés à notre collection française!! Par Carmen Peddie

  Ici se trouve seulement un petit ensemble de livres pour les adultes que nous avons ajoutés à notre collection française! Voici les titres mentionnés : Les jumelles d’Arrowood par Laura McHugh Roman policier : le décor : une superbe … Continue reading

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Animals in Literature by Sharren Reil

*Note, most of these stories require a full box of Kleenex to get through… I still get chocked up when I think about the fate awaiting Beauty and Ginger in the book Black Beauty, and have cried my eyes out … Continue reading

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