Manchester Virtual Summer Programme

Manchester Virtual Summer Programme

Manchester Parish Library in Association with the National Environment & Planning Agency presents a virtual Summer Programme. Starting July 20-31, 2020 on Mondays to Wednesdays beginning at 10:00 a.m. Register online to participate: http://www.jls.gov.jm/events/manchester-virtu…summer-programme/ Join in the activities on YouTube: https://www.yo...

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Kingston & St. Andrew Virtual Summer Programme

Kingston & St. Andrew Virtual Summer Programme

The Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Library is inviting person to log on and participate in their virtual Summer Programme on Tuesdays and Wednesdays beginning @ 10:30 a.m. Come Enjoy the Fun! Zoom  https://us04web.zoom.us/j/76124308846?pwd=T0toK1RNTnNyaUo5SWI5cnZidk9GQT09 Meeting ID: 761 2430 8846 Password: 6RUet6   YouTube Kingston & St A...

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Mandeville Comic Art Expo

Mandeville Comic Art Expo

The Manchester Parish Library in Association with Garvey Vision Studio Presents Mandeville Comic Art Expo Theme:“Free Your Inner Hero!” Now accepting submissions for drawings, paintings and comic art! Submit digital copy of artwork via email to manchester@jls.gov.jm or deliver the artwork to the Manchester Parish Library. Deadline for submissions i...

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Tom Redcam’s 150th Anniversary

Tom Redcam’s 150th Anniversary

His Life Thomas Henry “Tom Redcam” MacDermot was born in Arthurs Seat, Clarendon, Jamaica on June 26, 1870 to the Reverend H.C.P. MacDermot (1832-1875) and his wife Mary Windsor Rutty (1824-1917). He was of Irish ancestry. Thomas MacDermot was a Jamaican poet, novelist and editor, editing the Jamaica Times for more than 20 years. He […]

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B for Breathe

B for Breathe

The death of George Floyd inspired this powerful poem by Olive Senior. B for Breathe is a part of CBC Books’ Transmission series about life during COVID-19.

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Libraries Re-open to the Public

Libraries Re-open to the Public

Effective June 8, 2020 all parish and select branch libraries will be open to the public on a phased basis from Mondays-Thursdays 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Fridays 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Libraries will resume full operations on July 1, 2020. However, all locations remain closed on Saturdays until September 2020.

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Jamaican Flag Wins it all

Jamaican Flag Wins it all

Jamaican Flag Wins it all in the World Cup of Flags 2020 Competition. The Jamaican flag emerged as the winner of the World Cup of Flags 2020 event, competing against flags from around the globe. The competition was conducted on Twitter, with 64 elimination rounds and voting taking place over six weeks.

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