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Join poetry month at Library

PHILIPSBURG: June is poetry month at the Philipsburg Jubilee Library. Library members and the wider public will have access to a variety of poetry experiences; two main activities are the poetry workshop and the poetry competition.

The poetry workshop at the library for people aged 16 and over is on Saturday, June 12, from 10:30am to 12:30pm, and will be facilitated by teacher and poet Roberto Celestino Arrindell. Those interested participants may register for the workshop via email to Shirley Richardson orders@sxmlibrary.org or + 1 721 542 2970. Registration ends Friday, June 11. Space is limited.

The poetry competition is open for primary and secondary schools as well as adults. Original poems are welcome; the deadline for submission is June 14. Submissions must contain phone number, age, email address (in the case of students – the email of parent or guardian), and school. Poems should be submitted via email to info@sxmlibrary.org or in person at the library’s front desk at W.J.A. Nisbeth Road (upstairs of Adolphus Richardson Office Supplies).

Prizes will be presented at the closing ceremony on Tuesday, June 29, from 5:30pm to 7:00pm at the library.

Registration and participation are free. 

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