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Back to School Season is Here! by Alison McCorkle

Posted on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 05:41 AM

It’s that time of year again when the children head back to school.  Life transitions into a new routine in many households. 

The days are starting to get a little shorter, mornings and evenings a little cooler, and leaves are changing colours and starting to fall.

For all of you who have been too busy with your children home over the last couple of months, maybe now is the perfect time to get back into the routine of visiting the library.  Stop by and choose some books to read when...

Jane Austin Inspired Novels by Elesha Teskey

Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2022 05:46 AM

There is a trend of reimagining stories, where the author uses the original story as inspiration and reworks the events. Often the story has the same characters and themes as the original, but may make it modern, twist the story, tell it from a minor character’s point of view, or carry on the story, imagining what happened after.

I’ve noticed that there are many reimaginings of Jane Austen’s stories. If you’re interested in trying a new twist on her classic books, here are some to try:



World Mosquito Day: A Reading List by Cole McNaughton

Posted on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 05:09 AM

Each year on August 20, the world recognizes as World Mosquito Day. This is less of a celebration of our blood sucking winged insects and more of a day of awareness. August 20th is the day of the discovery that the parasite, which causes malaria, transmits from a mosquito bite. Sir Ronald Ross made this discovery back in the year 1897 when he found the malaria parasite within the stomach of an Anopheles mosquito.

As mentioned, the day of August 20 is remembered as a day of awareness for...

True Crime by Sharren Reil

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 05:43 AM

True crime is a popular genre at the library. I became fascinated with the forensics used to solve crimes many years ago.  Obviously, others must find it interesting as well as shows like CSI are still going strong after many years! I no longer watch that type of show, but still find some accounts of crime, and the attempt solve them, very captivating.

So why do I, and many others, find true crime so compelling? I searched the web and came across an article by Erin McCarthy.  They listed...

TSPL Welcomes CBC Corner to our Online Resources!

Posted on Wednesday, August 03, 2022 05:38 AM

TSPL is very happy to announce that we’ve added a new digital resource to our website!

Developed especially for public libraries, CBC Corner is a digital portal that brings CBC's audio, video and news content together in one place for a more streamlined experience.

Have a few minutes? Not sure what you are looking for or just want to browse around? With trusted news, local stories and radio shows, entertaining TV shows, documentaries, movies, award-winning podcasts, latest sports news and special...