Temiskaming Shores council hopes to be able to start the tendering process shortly as they begin the renovations on the old medical clinic to turn it into a new library.

Council has given the go aheadĀ  to merge the current branches into one in New Liskeard the former clinic.

They have set aside $1.7 million for renovations.

At the same time are approaching northern college in Hailebury about using some library space.