Category Archives: Library Operations

Welcome to the New Library Space!

On behalf of the board and staff of the Temiskaming Shores Public Library, I would like to welcome everyone to our new space at 285 Whitewood Ave. West in Temiskaming Shores. It has been a long nearly six months since … 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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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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Library Fines, by Rebecca Hunt

The best things in life are free! How true that is when considering what your Public Library has to offer: Books, DVDs, Magazines, Games, Puzzles, Backpacks, Snowshoes, Public access computers, free downloadable eBooks and so much more.  These materials are … Continue reading

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