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Summer Reads 2022 by Elesha Teskey

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 05:49 AM

Summer is quickly approaching! It’s the time of year to grab a book and enjoy the summer sun with a cool beverage. TSPL has received several books recently that would make summer reads.

Hope you're able to find one or more to enjoy!


The aunties are back, fiercer than ever and ready to handle any catastrophe—even the mafia—in this delightful and hilarious sequel by Jesse Q. Sutanto, author of Dial A for Aunties.



When a double-booking at a remote one-room cabin accidentally throws...

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National Endangered Animal Day by Cole McNaughton

Posted on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 05:41 AM

Every year on the third Friday of May, people from around the world participate in National Endangered Species Day. This day was founded by David Robinson and the Endangered Species Coalition in 2006. We here at Temiskaming Shores Public Library would like to help with awareness of this day by sharing a small book list of fiction and non-fiction titles related to endangered species that can be found on our shelves.

Willodeen by Katherine Applegage (J APP) is a youth novel of uncovering the mystery...

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Container Gardening by Sharren Reil

Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 05:52 AM

With food prices rising so dramatically, it might be the time to consider growing some of your own vegetables in containers or buckets.  Even a small balcony or deck can give you a big harvest!  Many people do not have big yards or may be to frail to have traditional gardens, but that does not mean that they can’t have a salad garden in buckets right out their back door.

There are a few things to learn about growing plants in buckets or any other containers.  The containers must be...

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Temiskaming Shores Public Library 2021 Year in Review by Rebecca Hunt

Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 05:12 AM

2021 saw the Library continuing to provide service during pandemic lockdowns. The Library was closed to the public and only able to provide contactless pickup service and limited computer services for five months in the first half of 2021. On June 30, 2021, the library opened fully to the public and has been open continuously since then.

Although there were no scheduled in-person programs in 2021, the Library did host some virtual programming events, and had many take-away craft and activity bag...


Popular Checkouts at TSPL!

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2022 10:46 AM

(From February 1 to April 30, 2022) 

  • State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny
  • The Paris Detective by James Patterson and Richard DiLallo
  • Nothing to Lose by J. A. Jance
  • Never by Ken Follett
  • Find Me by Alafair Burke
  • Diablo Mesa by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
  • Cobalt: Cradle of the Demon Metals, Birth of a Mining Superpower by Charlie Angus
  • The Book of Cold Cases by Simone St. James
  • Abandoned In Death by J.D. Robb
  • Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
  • Think Of Me by Frances Liardet
  • Such a...