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Pride Month - Read With Pride by Alison McCorkle

Posted on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 04:54 AM

The Temiskaming Shores Public Library is always working on our collection.  We are continually trying to make improvements and in the last few years we have been adding books about diversity including items for and about the LGBTQIA+ community to our children’s and young adult collections.

Here are some titles that may help you celebrate Pride Month this June.

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Board Books

My Two Moms and Me – Michael Joosten

My Two Dads and Me – Michael Joosten




Picture Books


Advocate Architect

Posted on Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:54 AM

RS -RFP - 004 -2021 - Haileybury Fire Hall – Advocate Architect

1.0 Purpose and Intent

This Request for Proposal describes the requirements of the Corporation of the City of Temiskaming Shores for professional consulting services related to the construction of the new Haileybury Fire Hall to be located at 25 Rorke Ave in Haileybury. The successful proponent shall provide technical expertise as a neutral third party between the Corporation and the designated builder of the Haileybury Fire...

Accessibility Upgrades Don Shepherdson Memorial Arena

Posted on Monday, May 17, 2021 02:30 PM

Request for Tenders Accessibility Upgrades Don Shepherdson Memorial Arena RFT#: RS-RFT-001-2021

Electronic Bids will be received by the undersigned until: 2:00PM, Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 

The Corporation of the City of Temiskaming Shores is inviting bids from qualified and experienced General Contractors for the completion of the City’s accessibility upgrades to the Don Shepherdson Memorial Arena and associated works, located at 75 Wellington Street South, New...

Notice of Public Meeting - ZBA-2021-03

Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021 08:03 PM

Application for Zoning By-law Amendment

Notice of Complete Application and Notice of Statutory Public Hearing

Under Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990 c.P.13


The City of Temiskaming Shores has received the following application to amend the City of Temiskaming Shores Zoning By-law:

File #:              ZBA-2021-03
Owner:           1780106 Ontario Inc.
Agent:           ...

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Birds and Butterflies

Posted on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 04:49 AM

It’s blog time again and I was at a loss of what to write about.  Really, all I do is fret about the global pandemic, and I’ve already written about pandemic pastimes, and putter in my garden.  My last blog was on backyard gardens.  I was out in my back yard garden last week and I had many visitors to my bird feeders, and a few butterflies flitted around.  Birds and butterflies it would be! 

I grew up in Victoria B.C., spent over two decades in the Yukon and then five years...