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Anansi Festival

Anansi Festival

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library will be hosting an Anansi Festival on March 6th to March 11th 2012. The goal of this initiative is to showcase the results of the workshop held by Anansi researcher Mirto Lacle who visited from Aruba in February .
Under ground railroad

Under ground railroad

Every Tuesday and Wednesday, Thursday night during the month of February and March from 5.30 pm to 8.00 pm there will be movies that will enhance the awareness of the community of St. Maarten.
Book sale

Book sale

This Saturday, March 3rd 2012, the library is organizing a spectacular book sale from 10 am until 1 pm For sale are used books, coming out of the collection of the library and used books that were donated to the library.
Readers are Leaders Black History Celebration this Tuesday

Readers are Leaders Black History Celebration this Tuesday

On Tuesday February 28th the Readers are Leaders book club will have their annual Black History Celebration at the Library. On the program are various acts to be performed by students from the participating high schools. Students from the Vocational school will do a Poem and drumming rendition as well as a dance to song rendition. Young singer Snatra Bould , a student at St Maarten academy will perform some of her songs. Former Readers are
Akeelah and the Bee

Akeelah and the Bee

Akeelah Anderson is a very bright girl, she’s hardly a star student and seems afraid of acting like a bookworm around her friends and classmates
Presentation : “What Anansi can Teach us” by Hillie Arduin and Mirto Laclé

Presentation : “What Anansi can Teach us” by Hillie Arduin and Mirto Laclé

Anansi the ages old spider still has an important message for us in the the 21st century . To demonstrate this Anansi expert Mr. Mirto Laclé and popular storyteller Hillie Arduin will team up on Friday February 24th for a unique presentation about Anansi folktales at the Library.
Presentation Minister Rhoda Arrindell on language culture and identity

Presentation Minister Rhoda Arrindell on language culture and identity

On Saturday February 18th at 7.30 pm the Library and conscious Lyrics foundation will be hosting a special presentation by Minister of Education Youth and Sports, Rhoda Arrindell at the Library
Prinses Ivana

Prinses Ivana

After successful presentations in The Netherlands and in Suriname, on Saturday morning February 18 upcoming storyteller and author Hilli Arduin will be presenting her book
Lean on Me

Lean on Me

Every Tuesday and Wednesday night during the month of February from 5.30 pm to 8.00 pm there will be movies that will enhance the awareness of the community of St. Maarten.
Get on the Bus

Get on the Bus

Every Tuesday and Wednesday night there will be movies that will enhance the awareness of the community of St. Maarten.
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