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Celebrate The Earth Anytime by Alison McCorkle

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2022 05:40 AM

According to Wikipedia:

Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection.  First held on April 22, 1970, it now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally by EarthDay.org including 1 billion people in more than 193 countries.  The official theme for 2022 is Invest in Our Planet.

Even though Earth Day has passed, there is so much going on in the world today…..a global pandemic that has been ongoing for more than two years now, war (the most...

Timeless Nancy Drew by Elesha Teskey

Posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 05:26 AM

April 28th is the publishing anniversary of Nancy Drew and the Secret of the Old Clock. The series debuted in 1930 and has influenced young girls and women for over 90 years. For those unfamiliar with Nancy Drew, she’s a young woman who finds herself drawn into mysteries that she and her friends Bess and George are good at solving, often resulting in danger to themselves.

I was delighted when a girl came into the library recently and told me how much she enjoyed Nancy Drew books. She’s reading...

National Humour Month by Cole McNaughton

Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 05:26 AM

Humour is a tool to lift ailing spirits, so it is only right to celebrate National Humour Month with a read to match.

This week we have a small book list to showcase of enjoyable and humorous reads. These titles can be found either on our shelves or digitally through the Libby app.

A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman (FIC BAC, eAudio + eBook) is an emotional investment, charming and heartwarming. Humorous in its writing style, where the author can make a seemingly serious situation turn up as...

Northern College Library Service Partnership by Rebecca Hunt

Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 06:00 AM

On March 1, 2022, the deposit library collection at the Northern College Haileybury Campus Library location opened to the public. This satellite service is available to Temiskaming Shores Public Library cardholders, and to students, staff and faculty members of Northern College.

The partnership came about when the Temiskaming Shores Public Library made the difficult decision to amalgamate and close both former branches of the library to help fund the renovation and move into a newly renovated,...

Spring is in the Air by Alison McCorkle

Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 05:52 AM

Spring is definitely in the air these days.  I hear the birds singing in the mornings, the icicles are dripping, snow is melting and puddles are forming.  A much-missed colleague and friend who passed away a few years ago, Catherine Gillier, often wove the weather, flora and fauna into her blogs for the library. Just by reading this over, made me immediately think of her.  Words have a way of doing that.  Words can evoke images, fragrances and memories of all kinds just with a few simple...