African diaspora
African diaspora

African diaspora

Mrs. Mary Romney-Schaab and Mr. Philip Schaab are longtime friends of the Philipsburg Jubilee Library. Mrs. Mary Romney-Schaab is born and raised in the United States, but her parents and ancestors are from Sint Maarten.

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Back to the roots
Back to the roots

Back to the roots

Long-time, children’s librarian from Brooklyn New York visited the Philipsburg Jubilee Library during her short visit to Sint Maarten. Mrs. Vikki Hill is the granddaughter of the late Mrs. Victoria Ellis, who used to live in Middle Region.

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Hard work, dedication and creativity eventually pay off
Hard work, dedication and creativity eventually pay off

Hard work, dedication and creativity eventually pay off

Last Friday week, President of the Beyond Kultura Events (BKE) Foundation handed over the bilingual book ‘Reis mee en ontdek Curacao’/Ban Keiru I descubÍi Korsou’, that was published by the National Library of Curacao (BNK) eind 2019.

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The spirit of the Christmas tradition came back to town.

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library presented its Christmas market 2019; a market full of entertainment and a wide variety of flavors and cultures.

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Philipsburg Jubilee Library continues to seek ways to improve its service to St. Maarten

Philipsburg Jubilee Library continues to seek ways to improve its service to the St. Maarten and the wider community. One definitive way of doing this is increasing its (digital) collection of reading materials that teach and challenge children in a fun, yet informative way.

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