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Presenting Lorna Goodison, Poet Laureate of Jamaica

  On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, Lorna Goodison CD was officially invested as the Poet Laureate of Jamaica 2017-2020. Despite the heavy rains the day before, the glittering Ballroom at King’s House was filled with dignitaries, well wishers, and lovers of...

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Who says libraries are boring?!

Staff members at the NLJ went all out to represent their houses today! Which house will take the win at our annual Fun Day??
#YellowHouse #BlueHouse #GreenHouse
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#tb to this year's Earthquake Awareness Day held by the Jamaica National Heritage Trust and the Kingston and St. Andrew Metropolitical Coorporation on June 7, 2016.

The NLJ team took part in activities held at Fort Charles in Port Royal. The infamous 1692 earthquake resulted the near-complete destruction of Port Royal and the sinking below sea level of some two-thirds of the city.
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