Category Archives: libraries

Did You Know? Fun & Interesting Facts about Libraries! by Hannah Wight

I love learning new things. As such, I thought it would be neat to do some research on the profession that I now find myself in. Below are some interesting, strange, and funny facts about libraries. • One of the … Continue reading

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More Bang for your Buck at the Library by Rebecca Hunt

A question that is occasionally asked of library staff members is, “How is the library funded?” In Ontario, libraries are funded primarily through municipal tax dollars. In Temiskaming Shores, and in most libraries across Ontario, this accounts for about 85% … Continue reading

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Things You May Not Know About TSPL – By Sharren Reil

I am a fairly new Library Clerk at TSPL, and getting this job has really opened my eyes to all the library has to offer. Of course we have books, but there is so much more! Let’s start with the … Continue reading

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Envisageant les réductions budgétaires par la province, aux services des bibliothèques par Rebecca Hunt

Le monde des bibliothèques est encore sous le choc des réductions budgétaires de 50%  de chaque organization des services de Bibliothèque de la province, le Services des bibliothèques du Nord (OLS-North) et celle du Sud (SOLS). Cette coupure a été … Continue reading

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Contemplating the Province’s Library Service Budget Cuts, By Rebecca Hunt

The Ontario library world is reeling from a 50 per cent budget cut to each of the provincial library services organizations, Ontario Library Service-North (OLS-North) and Southern Ontario Library Service (SOLS). The cut was delivered by the Ontario government in … Continue reading

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Fall Library Visits, by Alison McCorkle

In my humble opinion, libraries are wonderful year round but I do feel that they are especially fabulous when the winds blow a little colder and the sun goes to bed a little earlier. This time of year is when … Continue reading

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