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True Crime by Sharren Reil

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 05:43 AM

True crime is a popular genre at the library. I became fascinated with the forensics used to solve crimes many years ago.  Obviously, others must find it interesting as well as shows like CSI are still going strong after many years! I no longer watch that type of show, but still find some accounts of crime, and the attempt solve them, very captivating.

So why do I, and many others, find true crime so compelling? I searched the web and came across an article by Erin McCarthy.  They listed...

Part Time Desk Attendants

Posted on Monday, August 08, 2022 09:25 AM

Part Time Desk Attendants - Pool and Fitness Centre - Competition No. 2022-028

The City of Temiskaming Shores is currently seeking Part Time Desk Attendants for the Pool and Fitness Centre. This position is responsible for greeting the public in a polite, tactful and courteous manner, as well as, providing them with general information and direction regarding facility activities and uses. 

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Experience in customer service
  • Effective communication...

Filter Rehabilitation – Haileybury Water Treatment Plant

Posted on Thursday, August 04, 2022 02:10 PM

Filter Rehabilitation – Haileybury Water Treatment Plant PW-RFP-005-2022

The overall objective of the assignment is to retain the services of a qualified contractor to perform a full rehabilitation of a compromised filter which would include coating of the concrete surfaces, media removal and replacement and replacement of the underdrain system. The size of the filter is 10’ wide by 18’ long by 14’ deep with approximately 3’ of filtration media inside.

Submissions must be in a .pdf format...

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TSPL Welcomes CBC Corner to our Online Resources!

Posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2022 05:38 AM

TSPL is very happy to announce that we’ve added a new digital resource to our website!

Developed especially for public libraries, CBC Corner is a digital portal that brings CBC's audio, video and news content together in one place for a more streamlined experience.

Have a few minutes? Not sure what you are looking for or just want to browse around? With trusted news, local stories and radio shows, entertaining TV shows, documentaries, movies, award-winning podcasts, latest sports news and special...

CO2 Monitor

CO2 Monitors Now in Circulation at Temiskaming Shores Library

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2022 01:33 PM

Temiskaming Shores Public Library cardholders can now borrow a Carbon Dioxide (CO2) monitor to measure levels of CO2 in their homes and offices. The library began the program after learning of similar programs at the Peterborough and Toronto Public Libraries. Working with the City of Temiskaming Shores Recreation Department, the program was able to secure a donation of three Aranet4 Home Indoor Air Quality monitors from Rise.

CO2 is a gas that is produced when people exhale. As people...