Posted on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 04:47 PM
A question 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, this accounts for about 85% of library revenues. Although libraries are primarily funded by municipalities and their boards are appointed by municipal councils, libraries are governed by the Public Libraries Act of Ontario. The act restricts the ability of public libraries to levy fees for services for residents...
Posted on Wednesday, September 01, 2021 05:42 AM
September signals back-to-school and the beginning of more indoor activities—what better month to sign up for a library card to take advantage of all that your local library offers? Libraries open up worlds of possibilities to connect, learn and transform, and it is easy to sign up for a membership!
At Temiskaming Shores Public Library a library card gives access to numerous services, including printed books, magazines and newspapers; online access to e-books, audiobooks and e-magazines; movies...
Posted on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 03:19 PM
Pour le monde qui me connait vous aurez jamais penser que cela serait possible de moi mais oui c’est vrai! Je ne mens pas. Nous vous offrons notre club de lecture sur Zoom!
La technologie et moi n’étions pas de meilleurs amis mais avec l’encouragement de ma patronne, mes collègues de travail, ma famille et mes amis… et avec la pratique… tout est possible.
J’oserais d’ailleurs dire que parfois c’est très amusant.
Le Club des Liseuses se réunit depuis 2013. À cause des changements de l’an dernier...
Posted on Thursday, April 15, 2021 03:08 PM
The Temiskaming Shores Public Library has been very, very fortunate over the years to have had lots of wonderful partnerships with many other organizations both local and not-so-local.
One of our most recent partnerships has been with the Grain Farmers of Ontario. They graciously and generously reached out to us through their Good in Every Grain public outreach campaign offering to send us some grain growing kits.
These kits include a cup with lid and instructions, soil, grain seeds, recipes, a...
Posted on Wednesday, April 07, 2021 01:09 PM
Most library goers enjoy browsing the stacks and other items that are available in libraries. It's exciting to discover a new author by searching the shelves or finding a DVD title you haven't seen before. But sometimes you think of something you want and it's 10 p.m. and the library is closed or, with the changes that come with the pandemic, the TSPL may be doing curbside pickups and you need something new to read but can't come in to browse.
This is where our online catalog comes in handy. You...