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Let TSPL Help With Your New Year's Resolutions by Elesha Halbert-Teskey

Posted on Wednesday, December 28, 2022 05:07 AM

It’s almost the new year. A time when we start to think about changes we’d like to make in our lives. Many people make New Year’s resolutions but have a hard time sticking with them.

Here are some ways to help your resolutions stick:

Be specific. Instead of saying, “I want to be more active,” try “I want to walk for 10 minutes a day.”

Start with a few small changes instead of going full out. “I want to walk for 10 minutes a day,” is a reachable goal rather than, “I want to start out by walking an...

Holiday Chills: A Reading List by Cole McNaughton

Posted on Wednesday, December 21, 2022 05:31 AM

The holiday season can get a little busy. Some of us put aside many of our hobbies during this time, reading being among them. If our readers need a little help to keep up with their reading and wish to keep it festive, try one of these mystery-thrillers and give that schedule something to relax by a fire with this season.

Twisted Tea Christmas by Laura Childs (FIC CHI) is cozy mystery, catering, murder and Christmas décor.

Rock Paper Scissors by Alice Feeney (FIC FEE). A weekend retreat during a...

Discover a Hobby or Learn More About One You Have by Elesha Halbert-Teskey

Posted on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 05:14 AM

TSPL has several e-resources, from e-books to health information, from learning a new language to children’s books that can be read to them on the computer. One that I’ve found very interesting is the Hobbies and Crafts Reference Centre. I was surprised at the variety of information is contains!

On the home screen, broader categories are listed including arts and crafts, model building, needlecraft and textiles, science and technology, and indoor recreation.

When you click on one of them, it...

Tips to Set Up a Green Screen Area by Cole McNaughton

Posted on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 05:11 AM

Have you ever wanted to create a fantastic scene from a movie? Maybe you would like to bring an image to life from a book? Green screens and some imagination can help. Over the next two weeks, I'll share some tips and ideas for using a green screen.

Before we begin, it is worth mentioning that a strong setup is very important for planning a scene. Here are a couple of tips peerspace.com recommends to aid with your projects:

1)      The subject matter should contain contrasting colours. Avoid...

TSPL Staff Picks

Posted on Saturday, October 01, 2022 11:25 AM

Wondering what TSPL staff read?

Here are some books that we have enjoyed and want to recommend to you!

July 2023

“Mobility experts Kelly and Juliet Starrett describe ten easy and accessible physical practices, such as deep breathing and walking more, to keep our bodies mobile and pain-free. I like that their approach is inclusive of people who are just starting out on their movement journey and provides great information for those who are a little further along the way." - Rebecca

“What if people...