Library hosted Easter egg hunt on April 15th, 2017

On Saturday, the 15th of April, the Philipsburg Jubilee Library hosted its grand annual Easter Egg Hunt 2017. The event, which hosted 60 children ages 1 to 10 years and their parents took place at the Vineyard Estate from 10 am to 12.30 pm.

The Easter Egg Hunt program was a fundamental educational event that exposed the children to Sher’s Mak Puppet Theater; where they learnt the importance of reading in the context of the slogan “ Reading together made us stronger”; which is taken from the PJL’s SXM Reads theme and Story teller Maryland Powell PJL’s Children’s & Teen’s librarian and student of the University of St. Martin EDU 350 Children’s Literature Spring Semester year 2017; retelling her created true story of Mr. Cucolee’s pig.

Fun activities followed thereafter of face painting by Funtopia’s students, pin the tail on the rabbit, jumping in the potato bag race. There was also the arrival of the Easter Bunny who was graciously donated from Shop for Less.

All the children enjoyed running to fill their bags with Easter treats; then settled down to enjoy refreshments provided to them by Winter Garden’s Richiniel Brug.

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library and her staff would like to thank the students volunteers of St. Maarten’s Academy; Klint Haupt, Atlanta Courtar and Shakirah Cornett; Kester Williams of Readers are Leaders, Mrs. Caroline Mac Illroy- Buncamper for the usage of the Vineyard Estate, the Dedicated brothers, Shop for less, Funtopia, Winter Garden and all the children and parents who participated during the 2017 Easter Egg Hunt.

See all of you next year in 2018 for another fun- filled adventure called the Easter Egg Run. .