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Neletha Butterfield Holds Book Signing

Neletha Butterfield Holds Book Signing

As part of the celebration of International Women’s Day, the Bermuda National Library hosted a Bermuda Connections book signing series with Neletha Butterfield today [March 8], with the author on hand to add her signature to copies of her new book Speeches For The Soul.In explaining what motivated her to release the book, the well known educator... Read more of this article

Repairs Taking Place At Library & Perot Verandah

Repairs Taking Place At Library & Perot Verandah

Extensive repairs are currently being carried out to the first floor verandah that links the Bermuda National Library, Museum and Perot Post Office on Queen Street, resulting in the verandah and the patio areas beneath these premises being out of use to both the public and staff. A Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works would... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Celebrates World Book Day

Photos: Bermuda Celebrates World Book Day

World Book Day celebrations took place across the island yesterday [March 2], with more than 1,500 books distributed to nurseries and schools throughout the island, with people also donating their time to read to children. Spearheaded by radio host Nikita Robinson, the programme has enriched the lives of thousands of local children since it started... Read more of this article

Books To Be Distributed For World Book Day

Books To Be Distributed For World Book Day

More than 1,500 books will be distributed to nurseries and preschools throughout Bermuda today [March 2] to mark World Book Day, with Nikita Robinson of The Ladies Room on Hott1075 inviting the public to read at a nursery or preschool today to help celebrate World Book Day 2017. “1,507 books will be delivered to preschools and nursery schools... Read more of this article

Celebrate World Book Day From March 2 To 4

Celebrate World Book Day From March 2 To 4

The Bermuda National Gallery [BNG], in partnership with Bermuda Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc and the Bermuda National Library’s Youth Services, is inviting the public to celebrate World Book Day from March 2 to March 4. A spokesperson said, “This collaboration celebrates our collective commitment to children. We value... Read more of this article

Bermuda Butterflies Book Available Worldwide

Bermuda Butterflies Book Available Worldwide

Ras Mykkal, Bermudian photographer, dub poet and author, teamed up with award-winning graphic designer Stephan Johnstone to produce a book dedicated to the history, life cycle and illustration of Bermuda’s butterflies. Mr. Mykkal begin photographing the insects in 2006 and started working with Mr. Johnstone on the book in 2012.A spokesperson said,... Read more of this article

Butterfield Releases ‘Speeches For The Soul’

Butterfield Releases ‘Speeches For The Soul’

A new book titled Speeches for the Soul by Neletha Butterfield offers a collection of inspirational messages to “encourage, enrich and empower your life.” The well known educator and former Cabinet Minister said that many years of her life have been dedicated to informing others through alternative education, and she feels these speeches can help... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: Giovanna Watson’s Book Launch

Photos, Video: Giovanna Watson’s Book Launch

[Updated with video] Local author Giovanna Watson‘s book “Dear Cancer, Let Me Introduce Myself” was successfully launched this evening [Feb 18] at City Hall. Ms Watson was diagnosed with colon cancer in February 2014; two surgeries, eight chemo treatments, 26 radiation treatments, over 500 pills, and multiple memories later, she wrote the... Read more of this article

Community Urged To Support World Book Day

Community Urged To Support World Book Day

Nikita Robinson, radio host for Hott 107.5, announced the launch of Bermuda’s 7th Annual World Book Day. Starting in 2010, the scheme has enriched the lives of thousands of local children and is expected to grow even bigger and better this year. Over the next three weeks, Hott 107.5 is encouraging individuals and community sponsors to purchase books,... Read more of this article

Local Author Releases ‘Tiny Wins America’s Cup’

Local Author Releases ‘Tiny Wins America’s Cup’

Elizabeth Mulderig — also known by her pen name Betsy Bermuda — has written a new children’s book entitled “Tiny Wins the America’s Cup in Bermuda”, which details Tiny’s triumphant victory in which he overcomes trials and tribulations including sailing backwards and seasickness. The book is the latest Tiny the Tree Frog adventure... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks To Host ‘Saviours, Sinners & Ships’

BUEI Talks To Host ‘Saviours, Sinners & Ships’

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s [BUEI] Talks series is getting set to present “Saviours, Sinners & Ships” with Eric Murphy on Thursday, February 23, beginning at 7.00pm. The event poster says, “The Bermuda Shipwreck is the third book in Eric Murphy’s ongoing series of historical novels. Eric will share his passion for... Read more of this article

“Dear Cancer, Let Me Introduce Myself” Book

“Dear Cancer, Let Me Introduce Myself” Book

Yesterday [Feb 10], local author Giovanna Watson presented the Bermuda National Library with copies of her book “Dear Cancer, Let Me Introduce Myself.” Accepting on behalf of the library, was Director of the Bermuda National Library Joanne Brangman. Ms Watson was diagnosed with colon cancer in February 2014; two surgeries, eight chemo treatments,... Read more of this article

Gombey Coloring Book Teaches Culture To Kids

Gombey Coloring Book Teaches Culture To Kids

Bermudian artist Gladwin Daniels and Gombey doll-maker Teresa Warner have released the Gombey Coloring Book and Cutout Doll, a book highlighting a unique aspect of Bermudian culture aimed at children. Ms. Warner said, “I choose to work with the Gombeys because it’s my family’s tradition. “My grandmother Mrs. Janice Warner has... Read more of this article