(November 23rd, 2018) The Philipsburg Jubilee Library celebrating their 95 years of existent. On Saturday November 24th, there will be a Radiothon on the parking lot of the library. The Radiothon starts at 10 a.m. and ends at 4 p.m. and will be hosted by Laser 101.
The Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL) was established in 1923, and is the only public library serving the Dutch side of Sint Maarten as the executive entity of the Philipsburg Jubilee Library Foundation. The Foundation is a private, fully government-subsidized organization, and currently at a crucial point in its existence.
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The Philipsburg Jubilee Library serves as both the public library and national library of country Sint Maarten. A dedicated and higly motivated staff provides library services to the public under the leadership of a Managing Director. The library is governed by the Philipsburg Jubilee Library Foundation. A Supervisory Board oversees all operations of the Foundation.
By Fabian A. Badejo.
Books, books and more books! That's what libraries are made of. The Philipsburg Jubilee Library (PJL) housed over 60,000 volumes before Irma. Books in English, French, Spanish, Dutch, and Papiamento. Books for preschoolers to research fellows. The bookshelves are mostly empty now, with the vast majority of the publications sealed off in cartons where they obviously don't belong,