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Armchair Travel by Alison McCorkle

Posted on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 05:16 AM

Travel the world without leaving the comfort of your own home or perhaps your favourite armchair.

Here are some wonderful novels that take place elsewhere in the world.  They will allow you to visit at your leisure without the cost or hassle of flights, luggage claim, customs, not to mention, the added concern of COVID-19.


Destination Africa

The Eternal Audience of One by Remy Ngamije

War Cry by Wilbur Smith

The Power of One by Bryce Courtney

Bloodline by James Rollins  (Large Print)


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Every Child Matters: Books on Residential Schools at TSPL by Elesha Teskey

Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 05:33 AM

With the heartbreaking news this year about the discoveries at residential schools and the approach of Orange Shirt Day on September 30, TSPL has compiled a list of the books we have to help patrons learn more.


Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction Photo Gallery: Residential Schools Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction will appear here on the public site. Junior Fiction and Non-Fiction Photo Gallery: Residential School Junior Fiction and Non-Fiction will appear here on the public site. Picture Books Photo...

Junior Fiction Mystery Series by Cole McNaughton

Posted on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 05:43 AM

With a new school year just beginning it is best to keep sharp and what better way than a mystery novel series to keep those young minds full of wit. This week I have accumulated a short list of our library’s mystery series for our community’s youth for recommended ages six to twelve.


Nate the Great – Ages 6-9 – Call Number J SHA – Written by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat. This series is a great entry-level series to the mysteries genre. The author uses large font double-spaced, an image on almost...

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Popular Checkouts at TSPL!

Posted on Thursday, September 02, 2021 10:46 AM

Here are the most checked out titles between June 1 and August 31, 2021: 

  1. Not Dark Yet by Peter Robinson
  2. Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  3. Tom Clancy Target Acquired by  Don Bentley
  4. The Photographer by Mary Dixie Carter
  5. Local Woman Missing by Mary Kubica
  6. Legacy by Nora Roberts
  7. Golden Girl by Elin Hilderbrand
  8. The Disappearing Act by Catherine Steadman
  9. The Warsaw Orphan by Kelly Rimmer
  10. A Town Called Solace by Mary Lawson
  11. The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris
  12. Nine Lives by Danielle Steel
  13. The Night...

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September is Library Card Sign Up Month by Rebecca Hunt

Posted on Wednesday, September 01, 2021 05:42 AM

September signals back-to-school and the beginning of more indoor activities—what better month to sign up for a library card to take advantage of all that your local library offers? Libraries open up worlds of possibilities to connect, learn and transform, and it is easy to sign up for a membership!

At Temiskaming Shores Public Library a library card gives access to numerous services, including printed books, magazines and newspapers; online access to e-books, audiobooks and e-magazines; movies and...