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Library Fines by Rebecca Hunt

Posted on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 06:31 AM

The best things in life are free! How true that is when considering what your Public Library has to offer: Books, DVDs, Magazines, Games, Puzzles, Backpacks, Snowshoes, Public access computers, free downloadable eBooks and so much more.  These materials are available to all residents of Temiskaming Shores at no cost. Non-residents are subject to an annual fee unless they reside in a contracting township.

The online catalogue allows patrons to put a hold on a particular book, and also to renew...

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Canadian Authors by Sue Culhand

Posted on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 06:37 AM

Canadians have much to be proud of. Canada is known for hockey, maple syrup, beautiful scenery, a diverse culture among other things. There is another thing we should be proud of and that is the quantity and quality of Canadian authors. Some were born in Canada whereas others are new Canadians whose writing often reflects their heritage. The list includes poets, children’s authors, literary historians all of whom have a lot to offer readers.

Margaret Atwood writes in a variety of styles all of...

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Non-Fiction for Fiction Lovers by Emily Smith

Posted on Wednesday, August 01, 2018 06:44 AM

Plunging into the world of non-fiction may seem a little daunting. It’s also something that we often think we should be doing. Like, maybe we should put down our favourite cozy mystery and learn something new. Good news, non-fiction can be just as enjoyable as fiction, with the added bonus that everything is true!

For fiction lovers, a great place to start can be memoirs. Memoirs are similar to autobiographies. They are the story of the author’s life, but with a focus on one particular event or...

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Looking for a New Author? by Elesha Teskey

Posted on Wednesday, May 09, 2018 06:13 AM

People are creatures of habit. When we find something we like, we stick with it. Books are no different. We all have our favourite authors or genres. But what happens when you need something new?

There are some great websites where you can get recommendations.

With your library card, you have access to NoveList Plus and NoveList Plus K-8. This is a wonderful website to find read-a-likes. If you have a favourite book or author, this website will suggest similar titles or authors. You can also...