Earthquake Awareness Week 2023

Earthquake Awareness Week 2023

EARTHQUAKE AWARENESS WEEK 2023 Theme: ‘Drop, Cover, Hold, Earthquake Readiness is Within Your Control’   In most situations, you can protect yourself if you immediately: DROP down onto your hands and knees before the earthquake knocks you down. This position protects you from falling but allows you to still move if necessary. COVER your head [...

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JLS NRC Award Ceremony 2021/2022

JLS NRC Award Ceremony 2021/2022

The Jamaica Library Service (JLS) hosted the National Reading Competition Awards Ceremony at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel on Friday August 26, 2022 to celebrate the 2021/2022 Parish Champions, National Champions and Runners-up. Many thanks is extended to all our sponsors, management and staff of the JLS who contributed to the success of the event. Cli...

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Children’s Author 60 for 60 Book Donation

Children’s Author 60 for 60 Book Donation

Donated by Karlene Froling Karlene Froling, Jamaican Children's Author (living overseas)  donated  thirteen (13) books representing 7 children titles of her work to the Jamaica Library Service  (JLS) Region 4 60 for 60 initiative in highlight of Jamaica 60th anniversary celebration . A photo -op was done  at the Jamaica Library Service Headquarters...

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8 Year Old Author 60 for 60 Book Donation

8 Year Old Author 60 for 60 Book Donation

Donation by Eden-Emmanuel Williams  Eden-Emmanuel Williams donated 13 copies of her book for distribution to the 13 Parish Library Networks. She is an 8-year-old storyteller and author of the children's book, "The Little Girls and The Cave". The grade 3 student has been featured on Smile Jamaica TVJ and has had her stories published in […]

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Former Jamaican Journalist 60 for 60 Book Donation

Former Jamaican Journalist 60 for 60 Book Donation

Donations by Diane Young-Rodney Diane Young-Rodney donated 17 copies of her title  "Russell The Kid Nobody Wants to be Around" to the Jamaica Library Service. Seven (7) copies of the book were presented to the JLS on Friday June 10, 2022. These were received by Miss Maureen Thompson, Director General.  An additional 10 copies were […]

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60 for 60… Book Donation Drive In Celebration of Jamaica 60th

60 for 60… Book Donation Drive In Celebration of Jamaica 60th

On Tuesday April 5, 2022 author Paula Lennon (R) contributed three of her books to the St. James Parish Library. The titles were received by Marilee Moodie, Senior Librarian (L). On Wednesday April 6, 2022 author Tyrone Maye (L) contributed four of his titles to the Hanover Parish Library. The titles were received by Vonnette […]

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Book Donation from Seprod Foundation

Book Donation from Seprod Foundation

Jamaica Library Service receives book donation from Seprod Foundation. Thirteen (13) copies of the book entitled, “Shaping the Servant Leader” by Professor Neville Ying will be distributed islandwide to the parish library networks. L-R: Prof. Neville Ying, Patrick Sterling, Group HR and Industrial Relations, Maureen Thompson, Director G...

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