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Northern College Library Service Partnership by Rebecca Hunt

Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 06:00 AM

On March 1, 2022, the deposit library collection at the Northern College Haileybury Campus Library location opened to the public. This satellite service is available to Temiskaming Shores Public Library cardholders, and to students, staff and faculty members of Northern College.

The partnership came about when the Temiskaming Shores Public Library made the difficult decision to amalgamate and close both former branches of the library to help fund the renovation and move into a newly renovated, fully...

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Spring is in the Air by Alison McCorkle

Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 05:52 AM

Spring is definitely in the air these days.  I hear the birds singing in the mornings, the icicles are dripping, snow is melting and puddles are forming.  A much-missed colleague and friend who passed away a few years ago, Catherine Gillier, often wove the weather, flora and fauna into her blogs for the library. Just by reading this over, made me immediately think of her.  Words have a way of doing that.  Words can evoke images, fragrances and memories of all kinds just with a...

Enbridge Gas Notice of Maintenance Work

Posted on Monday, March 21, 2022 04:39 PM

Enbridge Gas Notice of Maintenance Work

Enbridge Gas is currently undertaking maintenance-related work on a section of natural gas pipeline serving Haileybury and Cobalt.

Public safety and maintaining customer gas service are our top priorities.

A mobile supply of compressed natural gas (CNG) will be used to serve customers through the local pipeline system and avoid interruption as we undertake this work. A temporary CNG site has been established at the former Cobalt Arena, and CNG will be shipped...

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Fiction to Celebrate International Women’s Day by Elesha Teskey

Posted on Wednesday, March 09, 2022 05:37 AM

Yesterday, March 8th, was International Women’s Day. As stated on the International Women's Day website, the day “ a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.”

Today, more than ever before, the publishing industry seeks books with strong female characters, women who don’t rely on a man to save them or solve their problems, women breaking free from typical gender roles, basically...

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Popular Checkouts at TSPL

Posted on Tuesday, March 01, 2022 02:23 PM

Here are our most checked out books over the past three months:

State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny

Mercy by David Baldacci

Talking to Canadians: A Memoir by Rick Mercer

Never by Ken Follett

The Midnight Lock by Jeffery Deaver

Better Off Dead by Lee Child and Andrew Child

Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult

The Truth-Seeker's Wife by Ann Granger

The Sorority Murder by Allison Brennan

The Long Call by Ann Cleeves

The Judge's List by John Grisham

Game On: Tempting Twenty-Eight...