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Library Burglarized over busy Election Day Weekend

Library Burglarized over busy Election Day Weekend

PHILIPSBURG (September 11, 2014)—The Philipsburg Jubilee Library was broken into approximately between late Saturday evening, August 30 and early Sunday morning, August 30. The culprits carried away an estimated US $5,000 in stolen goods.
Library staff members discovered the glass window to the Director’s office completely shattered Monday morning, September 1 at 8:00am on arrival at the Library.
Salomons to read for Story Time at the Library Saturday

Salomons to read for Story Time at the Library Saturday

Milton Peters College Havo 4 student, Michelle Salomons will be this Saturday’s guest reader, for the weekly Story Time for children at Philipsburg Jubilee Library on September 13, starting at 11:00am.
Salomons will be reading, Waarom ben ik zo klen? (Why am I so small?) by Eun Ju Kim, a book from the library’s collection. The story illustrates how Oliver learns that he must first be small, in order to grow.
International Literacy Day to be celebrated with Read-a-thon at Library on Saturday

International Literacy Day to be celebrated with Read-a-thon at Library on Saturday

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL), St. Maarten National Commission for UNESCO, Jet Blue, and Students of the University of St. Martin (USM) have joined forces to put on their first annual “Interactive Read-a-Thon” in celebration of International Literacy Day on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 10:00am – 12:30pm.
The Reach Out and read Foundation

The Reach Out and read Foundation

The Reach Out and read Foundation will once again be hosting the Reach Out and Read program in cooperation with the Philipsburg Jubilee Library.
This program is for children who need extra practice in English reading
Library re-opens DigiKidz Media Lab

Library re-opens DigiKidz Media Lab

The Philipsburg Jubillee Library re-opened their multimedia workshops in the DigiKidz Media Lab last week Thursday, August 14, 2014.

The Media lab, officially opened on April 17, is a newly built space in the library’s reading room, equipped with modern Information Communication Technology (ICT) equipment
Library launches Annual Baby & Toddler Campaign with Activities

Library launches Annual Baby & Toddler Campaign with Activities

Philipsburg Jubilee Library, in collaboration with main sponsor, Guardian Group, will be launching their annual book-start campaign “Read to Me” for babies and toddlers starting, Saturday, August 23 to August 28.
Library donates to St. Peters Community Council’s Summer Camp

Library donates to St. Peters Community Council’s Summer Camp

PHILPSBURG— The St. Peters Community Council’s (SPCC) Summer Camp has become the latest recipient of a small donation from the Philipsburg Jubilee Library on Tuesday, July 22 2014.
Library donates to St. Peters Community Council’s Summer Camp

Library donates to St. Peters Community Council’s Summer Camp

PHILPSBURG— The St. Peters Community Council’s (SPCC) Summer Camp has become the latest recipient of a small donation from the Philipsburg Jubilee Library on Tuesday, July 22 2014.

The donation, made by PJL’s Activity and Public Relations Manager, Morenika Charles-Arrindell,
Summer Movie Thursday at the Library

Summer Movie Thursday at the Library

PHILPSBURG—Philipsburg Jubilee Library has been hosting their summer movie tomorrow since the start of July.
Summer musical 2014

Summer musical 2014

We hope you will join us for our 3rd Summer Musical' Anansi and the Great Salt Pond', this Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26, 2014 at the Philipsburg Cultural Center at 7pm.
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