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Story hour at the library

Story hour at the library

PHILPSBURG—The Philipsburg Jubilee Library will continue its bi-weekly story hour today, Wednesday, March 5, at 3pm.
Every first and third Wednesday in the month, the library conducts story time sessions for visiting children in the library.
Mary Romney keynote speaker for library’s African Diaspora Collection Launch

Mary Romney keynote speaker for library’s African Diaspora Collection Launch

Mary Romney will be delivering the keynote address at the launch of Philipsburg Jubilee Library’s “Alice & Lionel Romney Memorial African Diaspora Collection”, this Thursday at 7 pm
The main purpose for this event is to officially launch the brand new collection of over 500 African Diaspora books and DVDs, graciously donated by Mary Romney, daughter of the late Alice & Lionel Romney.
St. Martin women tell their own hair stories for International Women’s Day

St. Martin women tell their own hair stories for International Women’s Day

Hard Hair: St. Martin Women and the Culture of Natural Hair” is a panel discussion set for International Women’s Day, March 8, at 7:30 PM, at Philipsburg Jubilee Library, said organizer Rochelle Ward.
Saba Library Prepare for Software Upgrade

Saba Library Prepare for Software Upgrade

SABA--Head librarian of Queen Wilhelmina Library (QWL) Joanna Simmons and librarian Tiffany Zagers attended a two-day training, held January thirtieth to the thirty-first on digital upgrading at Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL) in St. Maarten.
Readers are Leaders Celebrate Black History Month

Readers are Leaders Celebrate Black History Month

Readers are Leaders Club will be presenting a cultural evening to celebrate Black History Month in song, poetry and dance at the lobby of the Philipsburg Jubilee Library, Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 6pm.
Library Open Day Reception a success

Library Open Day Reception a success

Philipsburg Jubilee Library held its Open Day Reception last week Friday, January 24, 2014 at 6pm for invited guests, including the Minister of Education Patricia Lourens-Philip, Minister of Health, Cornelius de Weever, Minister of Infrastructure, Maurice Lake.
Story time features “Singing with momma Lou by Linda Jacobs Altman” this Saturday

Story time features “Singing with momma Lou by Linda Jacobs Altman” this Saturday

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library will be hosting its monthly, Saturday, story time at 11:00am on Saturday, January 25th 2014 0.
Every last Saturday of the month, the library conducts story time sessions for visiting children. This Saturday’s, storyteller, Joseanne Peterson, will be reading from one of the library’s children’s books called “Singing with momma Lou by ” by Linda Jacobs Altman.
Story Time

Story Time

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library offers Story Time every last Saturday of the month, and specially for Babies and Toddlers Story Time every 2nd Thursday of the month. The program consists of storytelling, singing, related activities as crafting and games. Occasionally there are also puppet shows, performers and other special activities.
Children’s book author Nerissa Golden will pay a visit to the Philipsburg Jubilee Library

Children’s book author Nerissa Golden will pay a visit to the Philipsburg Jubilee Library

This Saturday, January 4 from 11am until noon during the reading time.
She will read from her new book Island Days as well as play games and do arts and craft with the children.
The Philipsburg Jubilee Library ‘s Holiday Season Opening Hours

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library ‘s Holiday Season Opening Hours

Regular opening hours will resume on Thursday, January 2, 2014
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