The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College has recently organised a ceremony to make an announcement of the completion along with the official opening of the Derek Walcott Library.
Because of the proceedings, the Librarian at the Hunter J. Francois Library and Master of Ceremonies, Kathy Birch-McDiamed, have spoken of how the Nobel Laureates used all of the libraries services that had to be offer.
Meanwhile, she noted out the connection between their achievements as well as the academic establishments, thus encouraging people to utilize the chances afforded to them by libraries.
At the same time, she added that, “They became Nobel Laureates by using those libraries. Let us preserve as well as protect that legacy via these very important institutions we call libraries. Libraries are crucial in consolidating that very legacy that we are speaking of today.”
The Derek Walcott Library has been housing a collection of books as well as literary pieces written by & about Nobel Laureate of Saint Lucia, Sir Derek Walcott.
Notably, most of the pieces were from his own personal collection as well as were donated to the school by his partner, Sigrid Nama. Although, the library is situated on the grounds of the Sir Arthur Lewis Community College.