The Library celebrates its 100th anniversary!


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Library staff are awarded with cataloging certificates

Library staff are awarded with cataloging certificates

Three staff members of the Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL) were awarded with certificates for the completion of the Advanced e-course in Cataloging from the San Jose State University School of Information.
Library and Rotaract host Easter egg hunt on April 4th 2015

Library and Rotaract host Easter egg hunt on April 4th 2015

On Saturday, the 4th of April, the Philipsburg Jubilee Library will be hosting its grand annual Easter egg hunt, in collaboration with the Rotaract Club of St. Maarten Sunrise. The event, which is for children aged 4-10 years old, will take place at the library from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm.
Library receives donation from Indian Merchants’ Association

Library receives donation from Indian Merchants’ Association

Recently, the Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL) received a donation by the Indian Merchants’ Association (IMA) for the purchase of a new network server.
The PJL is a place, not only for reading, it is also a multimedia center where the general public can go to use the internet, study, make homework assignments or do research.
Want to share your knowledge and skills about ICT

Want to share your knowledge and skills about ICT

Want to share your knowledge and skills about ICT, Technology and Social Media with students and teachers?

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library is looking for enthusiastic volunteers who want to teach primary school children and teachers in the following areas:
Readers are Leaders Black History Month Event

Readers are Leaders Black History Month Event

In February of this year 2015, the Rotary Club of St. Martin Sunrise, in collaboration with the Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL), hosted the annual Readers are Leaders Black History Month Celebration.
E-book workshop at the library next Thursday March 12th 2015

E-book workshop at the library next Thursday March 12th 2015

Come and learn about the PJ library’s great selection of e-books, available free of charge to all library members! On Thursday, March 12th, 2015, your library will host another informative workshop on how to download e-books from the library’s website
Library and CPS “OrganWise” Lesson materials available at library

Library and CPS “OrganWise” Lesson materials available at library

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL), in collaboration with Collective Prevention Services (CPS), Ministry of Public Health, Social Development, and Labor, are making lesson materials available at the library for educators who wish to incorporate the “OrganWise Guys” nutrition and healthy lifestyle lessons into their curriculum
Religion, culture topic at Jubilee Library Sat Feb 14th 2015

Religion, culture topic at Jubilee Library Sat Feb 14th 2015

Workshops aimed at bringing about a better understanding of cultures, beliefs and religions of people around the world will be held at Philipsburg Jubilee Library throughout this month on Saturdays from 11:00am to 12:30pm for children ages four to 12.
Library hosts second annual Open House Reception for invited guests

Library hosts second annual Open House Reception for invited guests

—Philipsburg Jubilee Library held its Open House Reception on Friday, February 6, 2015 at 5pm for invited guests, including the Minister of Education Rita Bourne-Gumbs, Dutch Representative for the Netherlands in St. Maarten, Gert Versluis, Secretary General for the Ministry of Education, Jorien Wuite, Head of the Department of Culture, Neville York and Romelio Maduro, Managing Director of GEBE NV.
Story Time puppet show this Saturday at the Library

Story Time puppet show this Saturday at the Library

The library regularly features puppet show performances by students from selected schools on Sint Maarten
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