SXM Reads Books give away this Saturday in Dutch Quarter



PHILIPSBURG – The SXM Reads platform is inviting the community of Dutch Quarter to participate in a motivational reading and book give away on Saturday, January 7, 2017 from 4:30pm to 7:00pm at the Plantz property next to McDonald’s.

All ages are welcome to come out and listen under the tent to stories, poems, music by Roberto C. Arrindell, Garfield “Papa Umpo” Young, Sher’s Puppet Theater, Junior Lion and more. It will be an evening of fun activities. After everyone will take home a book to read for their leisure and pleasure.

“Dutch Quarter this is for you! Everyone is welcome to enjoy and make Dutch Quarter a more literate community in 2017!” a release said.

SXM Reads aims to create awareness about and support for persons with low literacy skills in the society. Apart from the Philipsburg Jubilee Library, UNESCO, Rotary St. Martin Sunrise and Come Centre are represented in SXM Reads.

The Philipsburg Jubilee Library wished all a blessed Reading New Year for 2017.