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Family Literacy Day by Alison McCorkle

Posted on Wednesday, February 09, 2022 05:01 AM

The Temiskaming Shores Public Library celebrated Family Literacy Day by handing out Literacy Kit Take-Aways that we put together for our patrons.  Some of the activity ideas and literature were excerpts from the website, as is some of the information and statistics included in this blog.

Family Literacy Day focuses on parents taking an active part in helping their children improve their reading and writing skills by joining them.  Setting a very good example for...

Poster for library board vacancy

Two Openings On Library Board

Posted on Thursday, February 03, 2022 02:44 PM

  The City has two (2) openings available for a volunteer to serve on the Temiskaming Shores Public Library Board for the remaining term of Council (2019-2022). Council encourages residents with an interest to apply. An electronic copy of the application form can be obtained by contacting the municipal office 705-672-3363 or by contacting the Municipal Clerk. Forms may also be obtained by attending City Hall (325 Farr Drive). Completed forms are to be received by the undersigned no later...

TSPL Popular Checkouts

Posted on Tuesday, February 01, 2022 03:34 PM

Popular Checkouts from November 1, 2021 to January 31, 2022

  • Mercy by David Baldacci
  • Talking to Canadians: A Memoir by Rick Mercer
  • State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny
  • The Midnight Lock by Jeffery Deaver
  • The Judge's List by John Grisham
  • Game On: Tempting Twenty-Eight by Janet Evanovich
  • Better Off Dead by Lee Child and Andrew Child
  • The Wish by Nicholas Sparks
  • A Town Called Solace by Mary Lawson
  • Those Who Wish Me Dead by Michael Koryta
  • The Party Crasher by Sophie Kinsella
  • The Night She...

Audiobook section at TSPL

Let Audiobooks Help You Reach Your Reading Goal This Year by Elesha Teskey

Posted on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 05:08 AM

A common goal for people in January is to read more over the coming year. Even if you love to read, it can be a challenge to fit more time into your busy schedule. This is where audiobooks can come in handy!

Listening to audiobooks is not cheating. Naturally, it’s not quite the same, but you still get to enjoy the story.

The benefit of audiobooks is that they are portable. You can listen in the car, on your walk, while exercising, or doing chores around the house. This is a handy way to squeeze in...

Our e-Book Catalog and Popular Reimaging Novels by Cole McNaughton

Posted on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 05:01 AM

‘Tis the season of cold weather up here in Temiskaming Shores and what better thing to do than to snuggle up under a blanket and read to keep away that cabin fever. To make it even easier, our library has access to many titles through our e-resource, Overdrive and it's Libby app to read ebooks or listen to audiobooks without the need venture out to us in person. All you need is a device compatible with Libby and your library card.

Already have Libby or just downloaded it onto your device but keep...