Rhoda Arrindell
Rhoda Arrindell

Minister Rhoda Arrindell to present her thesis at the Philipsburg Jubilee Library

On November 28, 2011.

On Monday November 28th, Minister Rhoda Arrindell will give a special presentation about her thesis : Language, Culture and identity in St Martin” at the library. On May 21st of this year Minister Arrindell successfully defended this thesis and graduated Summa-cum Laude as Doctor in Philosophy at the University of Puerto Rico.

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St. Maarten Day Scavenger Hunt
St. Maarten Day Scavenger Hunt

St. Maarten Day Scavenger Hunt

On St. Maarten’s Day 2011 eager teams took part in the scavenger hunt hosted by The Philipsburg Jubilee Library. This was our fun way of informing the community about Sint Maarten’s history and it served also as a means to raise funds for the Library. The winning Team was “The Optimistic Pessimists” followed by “The Pelicans”.

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Staff seminar library about team building
Staff seminar library about team building

Staff seminar library about team building

From October 29 until November 1st the staff of the Philipsburg Jubilee Library enjoyed a historical staff seminar at Duzon’s restaurant in Cole bay. It was the first time in the history of the library a staff seminar was held. Central theme of the seminar was ‘ team building’. The seminar kicked of with a cultural dinner party on Sunday evening.

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Donation Island Gems to  Childrens section Philipsburg Jubilee Library
Donation Island Gems to Childrens section Philipsburg Jubilee Library

Donation Island Gems to Children's section Philipsburg Jubilee Library

Young visitors of the library can now enjoy their books on some new solid wooden tables and chairs. This new furniture was a generous donation by the Island Gems Charity Foundation.

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Know Your Country
Know Your Country

Know Your Country

On November 10, 2011.

Tonight the Philipsburg Jubilee Library is hosting the last chapter in the “Power of Knowledge” Series titled: “Know Your Country!” There will be music, a short lecture about the history of St. Maarten and a display of food from the various cultures represented on the island. Also a photography exhibit of the history of St. Maarten is displayed in the central hall of the library.

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