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Reading for Pleasure by Alison McCorkle

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 10:00 AM

What do you look for in a novel? Do you want to be transported to another place or time? Perhaps you want to experience a life much more exciting or maybe just different from your own. I think that every reader is a unique being, so their wants, needs and preferences in literature are unique as well. I also believe that the mood we’re in may affect our literary choices. We don’t always want our usual pick, we sometimes want a change of pace. Whatever escape into a book you’re looking for, the...

National Dog Day - A Reading List by Cole McNaughton

Posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2023 05:50 AM

National Dog Day takes place this year on Saturday, August 26. This is an annual event founded in 2004 by American animal behaviorist and pet lifestyle expert Colleen Paige to celebrate the impact dogs have on our lives, whether that be law enforcement, therapy, search and rescue, or even just a companion.

This national day has become a globally observed event. Canada, in particular, celebrates through activities of owners bonding with their dogs. Past events have had social media engagements,...






Arthurian Books and Movies at TSPL by Elesha Halbert-Teskey

Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023 05:49 PM

The legend of King Arthur and his knights have captivated our imaginations for years. I've enjoyed several retellings and movies over the years. According to Britannica, where the legend came from and if Arthur was a real person is uncertain. Despite the unknown origins, most people have an idea who he was and have heard about the sword in the stone.

If you'd like to read some retellings of the King Arthur or stories about characters from the myth, these books and movies may interest you.


Mists of...



Popular Checkouts at TSPL

Posted on Wednesday, August 02, 2023 03:35 PM


Here are the most borrowed books at Temiskaming Shores Public Library between May 1 and July 31, 2023:

  • The Soulmate by Sally Hepworth
  • Spare by Prince Harry
  • The Wedding Planner by Danielle Steel
  • The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
  • The Night Watch by Neil Lancaster
  • Meet Me at The Lake by Carley Fortune
  • A World of Curiosities by Louise Penny
  • Women Talking by Miriam Toews
  • What Have We Done by Alex Finlay
  • Simply Lies by David Baldacci
  • It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover
  • Fire With Fire by Candice Fox
  • Dark Angel...

Fine-free Pilot Program by Rebecca Hunt

Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023 05:16 AM

The Temiskaming Shores Public Library is excited to pilot a fine-free material return model that eliminates late fees on many categories of items. The new pilot program supports equitable service to the community by reducing barriers to library resources. While paying a small fine for a late item is affordable for some individuals, there are other residents on fixed incomes who may find this challenging. Outstanding fines can disproportionately affect some members of the community, who rely on...