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(l-r) Chairperson Shoya Lawrence, Dr. Judy Nisbett Medical Officer of Health in the Nevis Island Administration and Chief Librarian Anastasia Parris at the opening ceremony of the Nevis Public Library summer programme at the Charlestown Methodist Church Hall on August 03, 2016

Healthcare official commends Nevis Public Library for mosquito awareness programme

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (AUGUST 10, 2016) – Medical Officer of Health in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) Dr. Judy Nisbett, commended the Nevis Public Library for its initiative to educate the youth about mosquitos and illnesses they carry.
 
She was at the time delivering remarks at the opening ceremony of the Nevis Public Library summer programme held at the Charlestown Methodist Church Hall on August 03, 2016. The theme for the programme is “Mosquito Borne Illnesses: Dengue, Chikungunya, Zika, and Yellow Fever.”
 
“I commend the Nevis Public Library Service for choosing the topic [on] mosquito borne illnesses for this year’s camp. It is timely since in recent years we have seen the emergence of new mosquito borne diseases in our region,” she said.

Library Technician at the Nevis Public Library Services Glenda Claxton

Participants at Nevis Public Library Services’ environmental education programme learn to deal with natural disasters

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (August 10, 2015) — The 26th annual Environmental Education Programme offered by the Nevis Public Library Services for six- to 12-year-old students, will conclude on August 14, 2015. According to Library Technician Glenda Claxton, at the end, participants will be better able to deal with the onslaught of a natural disasters. The theme this year is “Natural Disasters.”

Claxton told the Department of Information, at the start of the programme on August 05, 2015, at the Methodist Church Hall, that the theme was carefully chosen because on the natural disasters the Caribbean region has experienced. She said they include hurricanes, earthquakes and this year marks the 20th anniversary of the volcano eruption in neighbouring Montserrat.

“What we have decided to do is to educate the children as to the disasters: ways they can prepare their homes and cope with the effects of a natural disaster, whether it’s during or after a disaster. (more…)

(L-R) Chairperson at the opening ceremony of the Nevis Public Library’s 8th annual International College Fair Shariska Browne, Permanent Secretary in the Premier’s Ministry Mr. Wakely Daniel and Featured Speaker Ms. Kerrilyn Edwards sitting at head table on November 17th, 2014, at the Nevis Public Library’s 8th annual International College Fair, at the St. Paul’s Anglican Parish Hall

Nevis Public Library holds 8th annual International College Fair

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (November 24, 2014) — Students of the Charlestown and Gingerland Secondary Schools are now more aware of colleges and universities they could attend after completing high school.
 
 
A number of local, regional and international universities had the opportunity to woo them to their campuses at a college fair on Monday 17th November, 2014, at the St. Paul’s Anglican Parish Hall.
 
 
The Nevis Public Library’s 8th annual International College Fair showcased representatives from the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College, St. George’s University, University of the West Indies, University of the Virgin Island, Emporia State University, Monroe College, Quinnipiac University, Development Bank of St. Kitts and Nevis and Sagicor Life Insurance.
 

Seal of the Nevis Island Administration

Nevis Public Library announces International College Fair 2014

NIA CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (November 07, 2014) –The Nevis Public Library announces its 8th International College Fair on Monday November 17, 2014. It will be held at the St. Paul’s Anglican Parish Hall in Charlestown, Nevis, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
 
 
An invitation is extended to members of the general public to visit the Fair and speak with representatives of Colleges and Universities in the Caribbean and the United States of America. Representatives of local financial institutions will also be on hand to discuss funding. 
 
 
Through hosting this activity, the Library hopes to make more of the Nevis community aware of the opportunities available to advance their studies. 
 
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