Don’t let COVID-19 put a damper on your love 💗 for our libraries 📚. Stay connected with us through our online storytelling sessions in the four official languages. For the latest videos, tune in to Public Libraries Singapore’s Facebook page! Don’t forget to set your alarm so you don’t miss any of the wonderful sessions!

26/8/2020 -Update on ‘Storytime with our Librarians’ Videos

Due to the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 situation, several publishers had generously allowed NLB to read their books online for the enjoyment of many at no cost and for a limited period only.

As permissions were granted for a limited period only, we will be removing selected ‘Storytime with our Librarians’ videos from Public Libraries Singapore’s Facebook page and our discoveReads website (www.nlb.gov.sg/discovereads/) from 31 Aug 2020.

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Storytime (in English): Public Libraries Singapore
听故事·识世界: Chinese Library Services (中文图书馆服务)
Masa Bercerita: Malay Library Services (Perkhidmatan Perpustakaan Bahasa Melayu)
கதை நேரம்: Tamil Library Services (தமிழ் நூலகச் சேவைகள்)

Storytelling Videos (Updated on 22/8/2020)

English |Chinese | Malay | Tamil

English

22 August 2020
NLB Librarian: Nurul Ghali
Special thanks to Hachette for permission to read “The Way Home for Wolf” by Rachel Bright (Author) & Jim Field (Illustrator).

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Chinese

29 May 2020
Join us for a storytelling session of《魔法球的秘密》with 郑小宁老师, volunteer storyteller with NLB.
Special thanks to NTU-SCCL Press(南大-新加坡华文教研中心出版社)and 推广华文学习委员会 (Committee to Promote Chinese Language Learning) for permission to read《魔法球的秘密》by 于辰惜 (Author) and 颜如意 (Illustrator).
Call No.: J SING YCX-[HAN]

25 May 2020
Join us for a storytelling session of《星星带我飞》with 常晓文老师, volunteer storyteller with NLB.
Special thanks to NTU-SCCL Press (南大-新加坡华文教研中心出版社) and 推广华文学习委员会 (Committee to Promote Chinese Language Learning) for permission to read《星星带我飞》by 尹一苇 (Author) and 冯诗惠 (Illustrator).
Call No.: J SING YYW-[HAN]

(For more videos in Chinese, click here)

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Malay

30 May 2020
NLB Librarian: Nur Fitri
Special thanks to Pustaka Nasional for permission to read “Rambut Panjang Alisya”
by Dewi Rieka (Author) and Fatimah Zahra (Illustrator).
This Malay language edition has been translated by Nur-El-Hudaa Jaffar.

Call No.: JP DEW

26 May 2020
NLB Librarian: Shahril Shaik Abdullah
Special thanks to Pustaka Nasional for permission to read “Krak! Krak! Krak!”
by Benny Rhamdani (Author) and Wastana Haikal (Illustrator).
This Malay language edition has been translated by Nur-El-Hudaa Jaffar.

Call No.: JP KHA

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Tamil

27 May 2020
NLB Librarian: Nirmala
Special thanks to Crimson Earth Pte Ltd for permission to read
டிபியும் டக்கியும் (Tibiyum Duckiyum) by Emily Lim (Author) and Prema Govin (Translator).

Call No.: JP LIM

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