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We're excited to announce the official launch of 'Pocomania and London Calling' by Una Marson. We can't wait to see you there!

Una Marson is an unsung heroine in Jamaica's literary landscape. As a pioneering playwright, broadcaster, publisher, and poet, Marson paved the way for a proud tradition of Jamaican theatre.

'Pocomania and London Calling' is jointly published by the National Library of Jamaica and Blouse and Skirt Books.
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Happy Jamaica Day! Today the NLJ staff is talking about what Jamaica means to them. What's your favourite thing about Jamaica? Let us know! ... See MoreSee Less

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The NLJ Salutes Sir Alexander Bustamante.
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The National Library of Jamaica celebrates the 133rd Birthday Anniversary of the late Sir Alexander Bustamante.

A National Hero of Jamaica, Bustamante was one of the Founding Fathers of Modern Jamaica and Jamaica’s First (1st) Prime Minister between 1962 and 1967. He is considered to be the father of the modern Labour Movement in Jamaica. He founded the Bustamante Industrial Trades’ Union (BITU) on May 24, 1938 and founded the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) on July 8, 1943.

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