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Addicted to Adventure by Sharren Reil

Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 11:02 AM

I have always been an avid fiction reader, but one day I stumbled across the story of Earnest Shackleton and his 1914-1917 trans-Antarctic Endurance Expedition.  Wow! This has to be one of the most incredible adventure stores of all time.  I was hooked.  I was a young, bored girl living in Victoria with a huge desire for adventure.  I started stalking the aisles of our local Carnegie library, always on the search for stories of life on the edge, of struggles and survival, and...

How to Renew Library Books in Your Pajamas by Elesha Teskey

Posted on Wednesday, June 05, 2019 11:26 AM

You don’t have to wear your pajamas to renew your library books, but you can!

If you have the internet at home or data on a mobile device, you can renew your books at anytime through the Temiskaming Shores Public Library website. All you need is your library card number, found on the back of your card. If you don’t have it, call or stop in during business hours, and we can give it to you.

When you visit our website, click on Catalog in the list next to our logo or under the large picture that says...

Envisageant les réductions budgétaires par la province, aux services des bibliothèques

Posted on Monday, May 06, 2019 01:31 PM

Le monde des bibliothèques est encore sous le choc des réductions budgétaires de 50%  de chaque organization des services de Bibliothèque de la province, le Services des bibliothèques du Nord (OLS-North) et celle du Sud (SOLS). Cette coupure a été annoncée dans le budget de 2019 par le gouvernement de l’Ontario. En ce moment nous n’avons pas beaucoup de détails sur l’impact total sur les bibliothèques du Nord. Une subvention, pour aider les bibliothèques de l’Ontario à participer dans le programme...

Contemplating the Province’s Library Service Budget Cuts, By Rebecca Hunt

Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 01:40 PM

The Ontario library world is reeling from a 50 per cent budget cut to each of the provincial library services organizations, Ontario Library Service-North (OLS-North) and Southern Ontario Library Service (SOLS). The cut was delivered by the Ontario government in its 2019 budget. At this time there is little detail on the full impact to Northern Ontario libraries of the cuts. It is known that a subsidy to help Ontario libraries participate in the provincial interlibrary loans program has been eliminated,...

Books Made into Movies by Alison McCorkle

Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2019 02:03 PM

In the book that I just finished reading, the author, in her Acknowledgements, thanked Dame Helen Mirren for being the inspiration for one of the fabulous characters in her novel. She’s never met the actress, but she pictured her in her mind’s eye as that character when writing the novel and chose to thank the actress for her inspiration. (If your interest is piqued, the novel I am referring to is The Bar Harbor Retirement Home For Famous Writers (And Their Muses) by Terri-Lynne DeFino).

Bar Harbor Retirement Home for Writers and Their Muses cover

When reading...