The Library celebrates its 100th anniversary!


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The spirit of the Christmas tradition came back to town.

The spirit of the Christmas tradition came back to town.

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library presented its Christmas market 2019; a market full of entertainment and a wide variety of flavors and cultures.
Philipsburg Jubilee Library continues to seek ways to improve its service to St. Maarten

Philipsburg Jubilee Library continues to seek ways to improve its service to St. Maarten

Philipsburg Jubilee Library continues to seek ways to improve its service to the St. Maarten and the wider community. One definitive way of doing this is increasing its (digital) collection of reading materials that teach and challenge children in a fun, yet informative way.
Christmas Market registration is open at the Library

Christmas Market registration is open at the Library

Persons who would like to display or sell their arts and crafts, baskets, liqueurs, cakes, tarts, puddings, and plants should register by December 12th, 2019.
the number one e-book reader of our digital library

the number one e-book reader of our digital library

(On the picture from left to right: Mr. Pieter Lucas, Interim-director, Mrs. Pamela Allen’s daughter).
Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL) has made a number of enhancements

Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL) has made a number of enhancements

enhancements to the general safety of its premises on W.

JA Nisbeth to ensure the comfort and well-being of both staff and library members.

The library has an automated external defibrillator (AED) on-site. Five staff members will soon become certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and AED use. This means at all-time at least one member of staff with this life-saving training is on-site. This certification is valid for two years.
During customer’s appreciation week, Mrs. Morena Ignacio

During customer’s appreciation week, Mrs. Morena Ignacio

receives a painting of Mr. Roberto Arrindell as a token of appreciation, for her work as a volunteer by decorating the Philipsburg Jubilee Library for Sint Maarten’s Heritage Week.
Mr. Julio R. Romney presents representatives of the Philipsburg Jubilee Library his latest book:

Mr. Julio R. Romney presents representatives of the Philipsburg Jubilee Library his latest book:

Sint Maarten Legislative Process: The making of a law ‘simplified’. The library purchased four extra copies of the book for its patronages.
Philipsburg Jubilee Library to offer CPR course

Philipsburg Jubilee Library to offer CPR course

St. Maarten – Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL) in its continued quested as the country’s knowledge centre will host a “Family and Friends Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Course” on Saturday, November 16 and 23, from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at the library’s temporary location in the Adolphus Richardson Building on W.

JA Nisbeth Road 3.
Customer’s appreciation week at the Library

Customer’s appreciation week at the Library

In the week leading up to the 96th birthday of the Philipsburg Jubilee Library, on November 23, we celebrate ‘customer’s appreciation week’. The week will kick-off, with the honoring of our top 10 readers and of course our number one e-book reader. We will also commemorate last year’s, successful radiothon.
An Evening showcasing Cultural Icons

An Evening showcasing Cultural Icons

On Monday, November 4th, 2019, the Philipsburg Jubilee Library showed appreciation to their first 37 selected cultural Icons for 2019. It was an evening filled with Cultural Icons brought together to showcase their talents and their work done for the Community of Sint Maarten. This with the objective to remind us of our shared and past heritage and to keep Sint Maarten’s culture and heritage alive.
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