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Chronicles of a Library Clerk

Posted on Wednesday, March 06, 2024 10:00 AM

Hello fellow book lovers! Strap in for a tale from the front lines of the literary world, where cardigans are our armour, and the Dewey Decimal System is our guiding light. As a library clerk, the days are filled with the unexpected, the delight, and of course the occasional book-related blunder.

Chapter 1: The Great Shelving Quest

                Our story begins with the Great Shelving Quest, a quest to tame the unruly shelves and restore order to the kingdom of books. Armed with trusty cart...

Non-Fiction Dog Books

Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 10:00 AM

Woof! Woof!

Do you have a furry friend? I have an 8 year old Goldendoodle at home. She is super friendly, playful, and sassy all at the same time. Whether you have a dog, or are just interested in the subject, here are some non-fiction books for you to peruse.

Opposite Day by AJ Giesen

Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024 10:00 AM

It’s Opposite Day! January 25th is observed as Opposite Day nationwide (as per a fun Google search).  This is the perfect day for jokesters, young and old, to participate in.  Now is the time to have dinner for breakfast, or is it really breakfast for dinner? The goal of this day is to have fun all day long, saying exactly the opposite of what you really mean.

Here are a few children`s books about opposites.

Did You Know? E-Magazines by AJ Giesen

Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2024 10:00 AM

Temiskaming Shores Public Library has a variety of magazines to check-out in person. It ranges from Children’s magazines like Chickadee and OWL to Cottage Life, Maclean’s, Bicycling and so much more. If you do not see something that you like or have read them all, the ones you want may be available right at your fingertips.

Libby is a free APP that supports users in accessing library services with your library card from the TSPL. Libby has e-books, digital audiobooks, and e-magazines, which is...

Family Traditions by AJ Giesen

Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2023 02:25 PM

A family tradition is an activity or pattern of behavior that reflects a family’s values, interests, or beliefs. Once established, it will hopefully be passed down through the generations. It represents your specific family unit and is like your own family culture. 

The traditional family is less common today than previous generations. Blended families, extended families, couples without children, and chosen families all have traditions too. 

With Christmastime coming near I want to share one of my...