The Library celebrates its 100th anniversary!


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Philipsburg Jubilee Library Celebrates 2022 “Black History Month”.

Philipsburg Jubilee Library Celebrates 2022 “Black History Month”.

February is a month–long observance of Black History Month (BHM). It’s a chance in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the Caribbean to celebrate Black achievements. The celebration also provides a fresh reminder to take stock and understand Black Histories, going beyond stories of racism and slavery to spotlight Black achievement.
Philipsburg Jubilee Library is celebrating 98th anniversary!

Philipsburg Jubilee Library is celebrating 98th anniversary!

On Tuesday, November 23, 2021, the Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL) celebrates 98 years. The library was founded on this date back in 1923, the year Queen Wilhelmina celebrated her silver jubilee.
The Dutch Presence in Tobago & The West Indies

The Dutch Presence in Tobago & The West Indies

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library in close Collaboration with The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Trinidad and Tobago, with the Scarborough Harbour 1677 Rockley Bay Research Project.
Book week 2021 - Monday, October 25 through Saturday, October 30, 2021

Book week 2021 - Monday, October 25 through Saturday, October 30, 2021

Philipsburg Jubilee Library invites the entire public to join us as we once again celebrate another exciting Book Week with its theme ’Read Anywhere, Any Time, Any Place’!
Teenagers outreach program: reading freaks me out.

Teenagers outreach program: reading freaks me out.

On Wednesday, September 22, 2021, the Philipsburg Jubilee Library features another virtual book discussion. The book that will be discussed is Dear Young Black Queen, written by local author Jennifer Brooks. A group of teenagers was selected to read and analyze this book about the empowerment of young people; both female and male. The discussion will be facilitated by Angelique Gumbs.
PJL grace period; no questions asked

PJL grace period; no questions asked

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL), would like to inform its patrons that there will be a next grace period from Monday, July 26, 2021, until Saturday, July 31, 2021. If you have your books longer than three weeks, you will normally have to pay a late fee
“BODY SMAART 2021” .

“BODY SMAART 2021” .

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL) in close cooperation with the American University of the Caribbean (AUC) since 2015 is hosting once again their joint PJL/AUC Educational and Health Program:”
Library’s Poetry Month Concludes with Prize-Giving Ceremony

Library’s Poetry Month Concludes with Prize-Giving Ceremony

The end of the Poetry month at the library was heralded with a closing-off ceremony for the poetry contest where members of the general public could submit their poems. During a small ceremony that took place outdoors on the library’s patio, a selection of persons who submitted their poems were invited to recite their poems.
Recreation Month JULY 2021

Recreation Month JULY 2021

This year’s annual “Recreational Program”, will be held throughout
July 2021 currently registration is open to the public.
The activities that the general public can take part in during this program consist of Zumba, a Puppet show, Physical fitness, Cycling and much more.
Poetry Month at the library

Poetry Month at the library

This month the library will be hosting a poetry workshop and a poetry contest. Learn the magic of words, rhyme and expression in the library’s educational workshop and/or compete for wonderful prizes by submitting your heartfelt poem or poetic song in the library’s poetry contest. In addition to the upcoming poetry activities, the library is also expanding its e-book collection with more books about poetry.
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