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National Lemonade Day by AJ Giesen

Posted on Wednesday, May 01, 2024 10:00 AM

Every year, the first Sunday in May is deemed “National Lemonade Day.” It is a great way to promote entrepreneurship among young people as they learn about business and finances by making and selling lemonade. Kids can keep track of costs, sales and profits. Tracking can help them learn about money management.

Steps for a lemonade stand:

Step one: Create a budget; how much you should charge in order to cover supplies (cups, ingredients etc).

Step two: Set a realistic price based on cost of supplies...

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Springtime Donations by AJ Giesen

Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 10:00 AM

Is Springtime Your Time to Clean?

I have noticed that my home has been collecting and collecting items, from baby clothes to extra décor. All things that are taking up space in my home and mind. With springtime right around the corner, I have found that it is the perfect time to minimize my “collection.”

I have started by embarking on a decluttering journey in my basement. It has become more than just tidying up physical spaces; it's a mindful process that extends beyond my home. As I sift...

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April Showers, Superpowers! by AJ Giesen

Posted on Wednesday, April 03, 2024 10:00 AM

Superpowers and superheroes have been a popular theme in movies for decades, spanning various genres from action to drama and even comedy. Here is a list of some super-hero movies/series that the Temiskaming Shores Public Library has in their collection:

Avengers, X-Men, Spider-Man, The Incredibles, Doctor Strange, Shazam, Thor, the Dark Knight, Black Panther, Guardians of the Galaxy, Captain Underpants, Megamind, and Spidey. Come search through the collection to find more.

You can borrow DVD’s...

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Purple Day, March 26 by AJ Giesen

Posted on Tuesday, March 26, 2024 12:08 PM

Purple Day, March 26th, is an international day to educate and raise awareness among members of the public about people living with epilepsy.

Ways you can get involved are wearing purple to show your support, fundraise for local organizations that rally for epilepsy, or start a discussion to educate yourself and others.

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Library Settlement Worker at TSPL

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2024 10:00 AM

Library Settlement Worker at Temiskaming Shores Public Library

Beginning at the end of February 2024, the Temiskaming Shores Public Library is privileged to have a Library Settlement Worker based out of the Library two days a week to help newcomers to the area with settlement services.

The position is funded through a project with the North Bay and District Multicultural Centre, the Timmins and District Multicultural Centre, and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

Raghav Chopra is...