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Temiskaming Shores Public Library 2021 Year in Review by Rebecca Hunt

Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 05:12 AM

2021 saw the Library continuing to provide service during pandemic lockdowns. The Library was closed to the public and only able to provide contactless pickup service and limited computer services for five months in the first half of 2021. On June 30, 2021, the library opened fully to the public and has been open continuously since then.

Although there were no scheduled in-person programs in 2021, the Library did host some virtual programming events, and had many take-away craft and activity bag...

Popular Checkouts at TSPL!

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2022 10:46 AM

(From February 1 to April 30, 2022) 

  • State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny
  • The Paris Detective by James Patterson and Richard DiLallo
  • Nothing to Lose by J. A. Jance
  • Never by Ken Follett
  • Find Me by Alafair Burke
  • Diablo Mesa by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
  • Cobalt: Cradle of the Demon Metals, Birth of a Mining Superpower by Charlie Angus
  • The Book of Cold Cases by Simone St. James
  • Abandoned In Death by J.D. Robb
  • Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • Think Of Me by Frances...

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 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...

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...