The Library celebrates its 100th anniversary!


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Deputy Prime Minister Marlin to Launch Solar Energy Project at the Library

Deputy Prime Minister Marlin to Launch Solar Energy Project at the Library

On Thursday March 14 at 2.00 pm, Deputy Prime Minister William Marlin will officially launch the solar energy project at the Philipsburg Jubilee Library. A few weeks ago 48 solar panels were installed on the roof of the library. The installation was done by Caribbean Energy Store NV and financed by the Ministry of Public Housing, Spacial Planning, Environment, and Infrastructure
Rotaract and Library Host Children’s Reading Event

Rotaract and Library Host Children’s Reading Event

The Rotaract Club of St. Maarten Sunrise in collaboration with the Philipsburg Jubilee Library will be hosting a Literacy event under the theme 'Today’s Reader is Tomorrow’s Leader', on Saturday, March 16, starting at 10:30am
Readers are Leaders celebrate Black History Month with Cultural Evening

Readers are Leaders celebrate Black History Month with Cultural Evening

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 the “Readers are Leaders” Club will be presenting a cultural evening to celebrate Black History Month in song, poetry, and dance at the Philipsburg Jubilee Library’s lobby at 5:30 pm.
Library hosts digital archives presentation featuring Profiles of the Windward Islands

Library hosts digital archives presentation featuring Profiles of the Windward Islands

As part of the Philipsburg Jubilee Library’s (PJL) Black History Month activities, Dwight Barran and Ans Koolen will be discussing the archives of Profiles of the Windward Islands on Wednesday, February 20 at 7:30pm.
Morenika Arrindell, Activity Manager of the Library, said that the archive is about 30 years old and contains rare footage of St. Maarten, St. Eustatius and Saba.
Library Salutes Irmin Hughes-Richards for her 35 years of service

Library Salutes Irmin Hughes-Richards for her 35 years of service

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL) honors staffer, Irmin Hughes-Richards for her 35 years of dedicated service to the people of St. Maarten.
“Earnest dedication, selfless devotion and utter commitment to her work are only a few words that describe Irmin’s work ethic here at the library,
Black History Month

Black History Month

Come and celebrate Black History Month with the Philipsburg Jubilee Library, during the entire month of February, as we highlight the achievements of St. Maarten’s elders and younger generations, in painting, dance and literature, under the theme “ Grafting Roots: Passing on the Legacy”.
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.
Black History Month

Black History Month

Come and celebrate Black History Month with the Philipsburg Jubilee Library as we highlight the achievements of St. Maarten’s elders and younger generations, under the theme “ Grafting Roots: Passing on the Legacy”.
Library Opening hours during the Holiday Season

Library Opening hours during the Holiday Season

From December 15, 2012 to January 2, 2013.
The library will be closed on different days the coming weeks. Please see attached flier for detailed information. The board, management and staff would like to wish you a Happy Holiday Season!
PJL Conducts Successful Staff Retreat 2012

PJL Conducts Successful Staff Retreat 2012

Friday, November 2 - Monday, November 5, 2012 the staff of the Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL) took part in their second annual Staff Retreat at Divi Little Bay Resort. The central theme of this year’s staff retreat was “Work Uncomplicated: Un-complicating the Complicated”.
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