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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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TSPL e-Resources to Help You Through by Elesha Teskey

This is definitely a strange time for us all. There has been a lot of discussion about all the things we should be trying to do during our time at home, from learning something new to cleaning our homes. Everyone … 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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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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Preschool Storytime by Alison McCorkle

I’m getting ready to start our Fall Session of Preschool Storytime. This half hour program is for children too young for school who are accompanied by an adult. We start the program with a simple colouring activity. The pictures are … Continue reading

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Calling All Royals Fans! by Hannah Wight

If you’re anything like me, then you’re captivated by the British Royal Family. I love reading and learning about all things Royal, and have thus discovered a great collection of books here at the library that have met this need. … Continue reading

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Children’s English Summer Programs by Alison McCorkle

We are busy preparing for this summer’s children’s programs in both the Haileybury and New Liskeard branches. On Wednesdays, starting 3 July, from 11:00 a.m. to noon at the Haileybury branch we will be having our T.D. Summer Reading Club … Continue reading

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