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SJD World Gives Back On Philanthropy Day

SJD World Gives Back On Philanthropy Day

In honour of National Philanthropy Day, a Bermudian graphic design firm is giving back to the local community. SJD World, the creators of a popular America’s Cup Activity Book, which features a host of child-approved games, puzzles and educational resources, have selected ten community based organisations, charities and schools to donate copies of... Read more of this article

Minister DeSilva Congratulates Rodney Smith Jr

Minister DeSilva Congratulates Rodney Smith Jr

Today [Nov 9] the Minister of Social Development and Sports Zane DeSilva met with young Bermudian author Rodney Smith Jr. who presented the Minister with a copy of his book, “50 States/50 Lawns – One Man’s Journey Around the Nation; Making a Difference One Lawn at a Time.” Mr. Smith’s charity, Raising Men Lawn Care Service... Read more of this article

Codfish And Potatoes & Shakespeare Books

Codfish And Potatoes & Shakespeare Books

Atlantic Publishing House is releasing two books, including The Legend of Codfish and Potatoes and Shakespeare was Really a Bard from Back-A-Tarn who frequented Hubie’s and Jamaican Grill. The books are in bookstores now and will be officially launched on November 18. A spokesperson said, “The Legend of Codfish and Potatoes has been out of print... Read more of this article

“Our History In Hats” Book Launch On Oct 27

“Our History In Hats” Book Launch On Oct 27

Donna Pink and Ronnie Chameau will be launching a book titled “Our History In Hats, Foliage To Fashion” on Friday, October 27 at the Bermuda Society of Arts in City Hall, with the associated exhibition set to run until Tuesday, November 14. A spokesperson said, “After receiving many questions about how the hats were made and where they could... Read more of this article

Book Details Bermuda’s Cartographic History

Book Details Bermuda’s Cartographic History

Early Bermuda maps have long been favourites of collectors worldwide, from vague and dangerous-looking first-encounter representations to lush, detail-packed manuscript renditions. But over the centuries, hundreds of remarkable maps of all types have been made of the island. Now Bermuda Maps, a new book from National Museum of Bermuda Press, tells the... Read more of this article

‘The Bermuda Connection’ Book Published

‘The Bermuda Connection’ Book Published

A newly published book titled The Bermuda Connection, part of the Nick Randall series, follows the fictional tale of a bioengineer – the protagonist’s son – who “finds himself engulfed in his own mystery” and “their paths cross when they are both drawn to a mysterious woman on the Island of Bermuda.” The book description... Read more of this article

Book Details Record-Setting Swim Around Island

Book Details Record-Setting Swim Around Island

Former Bermuda College mathematics professor Dr. Seán O’Connell has written a book about his record-setting two-day swim around Bermuda in 1976. The 116-page autobiographical account details the then-33-year-old’s months of preparation, a failed attempt, and his gruelling but ultimately successful 38-mile swim that raised $11,000 for charity and... Read more of this article

New Geography Text Book ‘Young Geographers’

New Geography Text Book ‘Young Geographers’

Minister of Education & Workforce Development Diallo Rabain spoke in the House of Assembly on Friday [Sept 29] highlighting the release of ‘Young Geographers,’ a new textbook for Bermuda’s students. Minister Rabain acknowledged the partnership between the Ministry and the private sector in producing the textbook, which is the first... Read more of this article

Dr. Douglas’ Book Wins Critics Choice Award

Dr. Douglas’ Book Wins Critics Choice Award

Dr. Ty-Ron Douglas’ book “Border Crossing Brothas: Black Males Navigating Race, Place and Complex Space” has been awarded a second international book award, this time a 2017 Critics’ Choice Award. The award will be presented at the 2017 American Educational Studies Association conference in Pittsburgh, where Dr. Douglas will discuss “Border... Read more of this article

BNL To Host Big Book Sale On Sept 29 & 30

BNL To Host Big Book Sale On Sept 29 & 30

The Bermuda National Library [BNL] is getting set to host its third annual Big Book Sale on Friday, September 29 and Saturday, September 30 from 10.00am to 3.00pm at 13 Queen Street. A spokesperson said, “It’s almost time for BNL’s third annual Big Book Sale. Plan to stop by the Bermuda National Library [13 Queen Street] on Friday, September... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Fire Safety Coloring Book Launch

Photos/Video: Fire Safety Coloring Book Launch

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service [BFRS] held a launch for their inaugural Fire Safety Activity and Coloring book today [Sept 15] at the Hamilton Fire Station. “The book titled, ‘Curtis’ Fire Safety Activity and Coloring Book’, marks an historical event, as it is the first ever written, illustrated, designed, produced, printed and... Read more of this article

Library Promotes Benefits Of Card Registration

Library Promotes Benefits Of Card Registration

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, making it the perfect chance to explore everything the Bermuda National Library [BNL] can offer you. BNL Director, Joanne Brangman said: “The library isn’t just about its physical collection. Our cardholders have access to vital resources such as free computer use and complimentary Wi-Fi. “With... Read more of this article

Martin Ganda Visits Somersfield Academy

Martin Ganda Visits Somersfield Academy

Somersfield Academy is inviting the community to join Martin Ganda, co-author of the New York Times Best Seller “I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives,” tomorrow [Sept 9] from 10.00am to 12.00pm in the Learning Commons. A spokesperson said, “Somersfield Academy parents, faculty and students read the book as a part of their... Read more of this article