The Library celebrates its 100th anniversary!


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“The Philipsburg Jubilee Library had been vandalized over the Carnival Holidays”

“The Philipsburg Jubilee Library had been vandalized over the Carnival Holidays”

It’s unfortunate for the Philipsburg Jubilee Library to announce that unknown person (s) for reasoning only known to themselves tried to vandalize and break- into the Library over the carnival holidays.
Former Philipsburg Jubilee Library Librarian’s Barbra & Archivist Julian Arrindell

Former Philipsburg Jubilee Library Librarian’s Barbra & Archivist Julian Arrindell

grandson’s presented $600,- to the Sister Marie Laurence School”
PHILIPSBURG (April 25th, 2018) — The Philipsburg Jubilee Library partnered with former librarian Mrs. Barbra Arrindell and archivist Julian Arrindell as they donated funds that were raised by Chr. Dalton Primary School “ De Maten” school in the Netherlands where their grandsons, Tim who is in group 5, Ravi in group 2, and Stan in group 1, go to school.
“Story Time with Norwegian educator Mrs. Gro Strand Griffin @ the Philipsburg Jubilee Library”

“Story Time with Norwegian educator Mrs. Gro Strand Griffin @ the Philipsburg Jubilee Library”

— The Philipsburg Jubilee Library might be destroyed but is still alive. On Thursday April 19th , 2018, Fifteen children from the No kidding with our kids’ foundation (ASA) and 10 visiting children between ages of four and ten, were treated with a special story telling.
Donation for Philipsburg Jubilee Library

Donation for Philipsburg Jubilee Library

Donation for
Philipsburg Jubilee Library Willemstad/Philipsburg - On the occasion of its 190th anniversary, the Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) decided earlier this year to make a donation to two organizations - Nos ta Konektá in Curaçao (who received their donation last month) and
“The Philipsburg Jubilee Library participates in the “SXM DOET”

“The Philipsburg Jubilee Library participates in the “SXM DOET”

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library in close collaboration with Rotary Sunrise St. Maarten is participating in 2018 “ Be the change SXM DOET Project” under the team DOET Project Library on Saturday March 10th, 2018 from 8 am to 5pm.
the “Body Smaart” program activity

the “Body Smaart” program activity

On Saturday February 24th, 2018, 14 students of the American University of the Caribbean (AUC) hosted as part of their Community Action Day the “Body Smaart” program activity.
The Body Smaart program engages the children of St. Maarten Community in activities that includes fresh air exercise, heath, and a walk through of their anatomy.
“Irmin Hughes – Richards celebrates Ruby Jubilee”

“Irmin Hughes – Richards celebrates Ruby Jubilee”

Information services Manager of the Philipsburg Jubilee Library, Irmin Hughes- Richards celebrated her 40th years of services to the library on Wednesday 13th February 2018.
Irmin Hughes Richards fulfilled many roles from Circulation and Book Mobile Clerk; Circulation Supervisor; Assistant Librarian; Human Resource Officer; Member of the Management Team and currently Information Services Manager.
“The Philipsburg Jubilee Library adjusted their opening hours”

“The Philipsburg Jubilee Library adjusted their opening hours”

— The Philipsburg Jubilee Library would like to announce a change in its opening hours for 2018.
In order to facilitate general staff meetings, the Library will now open at 10.00 am on Mondays instead of 9.00 am. So as of Monday, February 5th, 2018, the library will be open on Mondays from 10 am to 5 pm and from Tuesday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm, and on Saturdays from 10 am to 1 pm
Aid for children with Post-hurricane trauma

Aid for children with Post-hurricane trauma

According to United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF, all children in St. Maarten are traumatised by the passing of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September 2017. To assist children in processing these traumas, social worker from Curaçao Guineta de Palm will be working in St. Maarten for the next three months.
Successful for Christmas Market 2017 @ the Philipsburg Jubilee Library

Successful for Christmas Market 2017 @ the Philipsburg Jubilee Library

the annual Christmas Market hosted by the Philipsburg Jubilee Library on December 21st, 2017, was a huge success.
The Christmas Market hosted 28 booth holders. Past & present booth holders came out with new original ideas and incentives adding to create a greater market for 2017 and promises to return in 2018.
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