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Get Caught Reading Month by Elesha Teskey

Posted on Wednesday, May 05, 2021 06:13 AM

May is Get Caught Reading Month.

The event began in 1999 by the Association of American Publishers to promote the fun of reading for all ages.

Of course any time is a good time to read, but these special months and days that focus on reading remind people who don’t regularly read the importance of reading.

In case you don’t know, here are some of the benefits of reading:

1)      Reading has been proven to reduce stress and lower blood pressure. Even as little as six minutes...

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New Movies at TSPL!

Posted on Thursday, April 29, 2021 12:55 PM

New movies are now available at TSPL!



Dead Reckoning

The Undoing

Hard Kill

Victoria Season 3



A Rainy Day in New York

Miss Scarlet and the Duke


PJ Masks: Power of Mystery Mountain

Come Away

Upside Down Magic

The Croods: New Age



Southland Tales

The Croods: New Age



Grateful to Offer Curbside Service by Alison McCorkle

Posted on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 06:17 AM

I’m thrilled that we can continue offering our services to the community and I am very glad to still be working.  It is great to hear from our patrons about how happy they are to still be able to borrow books, movies and magazines from us when they’re at home during a lock-down or stay-at-home order. For those of our patrons who are more technically inclined our e-resources have been much appreciated and used.  I truly feel that the library and all that it has to safely offer is an essential...

Grain Growing Kits and thank you sign

It Takes a Village by Alison McCorkle

Posted on Thursday, April 15, 2021 03:08 PM

The Temiskaming Shores Public Library has been very, very fortunate over the years to have had lots of wonderful partnerships with many other organizations both local and not-so-local. 

One of our most recent partnerships has been with the Grain Farmers of Ontario.  They graciously and generously reached out to us through their Good in Every Grain public outreach campaign offering to send us some grain growing kits.

These kits include a cup with lid and instructions, soil, grain seeds,...

Put Items on Hold Anytime! by Elesha Teskey

Posted on Wednesday, April 07, 2021 01:09 PM

Most library goers enjoy browsing the stacks and other items that are available in libraries. It's exciting to discover a new author by searching the shelves or finding a DVD title you haven't seen before. But sometimes you think of something you want and it's 10 p.m. and the library is closed or, with the changes that come with the pandemic, the TSPL may be doing curbside pickups and you need something new to read but can't come in to browse.

This is where our online catalog comes in handy. You...