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.
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”.
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.