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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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Growing Up in the Library by Hannah Wight

I grew up in the library. From toddler to teen, and now into adulthood, the Temiskaming Shores Public Library has been my place of solace and inspiration. In my early days, I loved walking to the library with my family … Continue reading

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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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New Look to the TSPL TD Summer Reading Club

Covid-19 has changed many of our interactions and the TD Summer Reading Club that the TSPL hosts is now different. Because we aren’t doing any traditional programming this summer, the TD Summer Reading Club has moved to an online event. … 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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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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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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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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