Here are some of our DIY reading resources to foster the love of reading at home and school.

The Parents’ Welcome Kit is an introduction guide for parents on the different services that NLB has for their children.








Raising Readers provides information on how parents can instill a love of reading in their children. Topics covered include:
• Identifying your child’s reader type
• Choosing a book for your child
• Introduction to a variety of reading materials
• NLB eResources
• Reading at Primary One





Dare to Read DIY thumbnaildtrpriDare to Read (DIY) is a stimulating activity that is guaranteed to keep your children’s adrenaline pumping! They will embark on a quest to complete fun story-based missions, which include puzzles, riddles and research questions. You may also consider providing tokens to reward the students as they complete these puzzles.  NEW!
Recommended for P1 – P3 students
Download the English DIY version here

Recommended for P3 students and above
Download the Chinese DIY version here
Download the SG50 version here


Liven up your school library with funky posters, an interesting new book display or conduct a Book Hunt NEW!

(for Lower Primary)

(for Upper Primary)

School Library Makeover Resource Kit

IFLA School Library Guidelines, 2nd edition
Check out these guidelines that have been developed to assist school library professionals and educational decision-makers in their efforts to ensure that all students and teachers have access to effective school library programs and services, delivered by qualified school library personnel.

Reading Fiesta Card
Suitable for P1 – P3 students
Looking for fun activities to do with your child? Check out the Reading Fiesta Card to get some ideas!reading fiesta card






Read Swap Share
Suitable for P1 – P6 students
In this activity, students swap and share books with one another, prompting interesting book-related conversations.

RSS Facilitator’s Guide

RSS Slides
RSS Worksheet
Primary 1 to 2 (Basic)

RSS Worksheet
Primary 3 to 4 (Advanced)

RSS Worksheet
Primary 5 to 6 (Non-Fiction)

Read Reap Write 
Students explore how stories relate to the world around them through a series of engaging discussions and activities. By reading and reflecting on thought-provoking extracts from great books, students will be encouraged to think critically and draw parallels between what is described in the extracts and their real-life experiences.


P3 – P4

Title: Cakes in Space
Author: Phillip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre
Call Number: JS REE

RRW Primary Cakes in Space Worksheet and Extract
RRW Primary Cakes in Space Facilitator’s Guide




Title:  The Mystery of the Missing Everything 
Author: Ben H. Winters
Call Number: J WIN

RRW Primary The Mystery of the Missing Everything Worksheet and Extract
RRW Primary The Mystery of the Missing Everything Facilitator’s Guide 




P5 – P6

Title: Fish in a Tree
Author: Lynda Mullaly Hunt
Call Number: J HUN

RRW Primary Fish in a Tree Worksheet and Extract
RRW Primary Fish in a Tree Facilitator’s Guide
RRW Primary Fish in a Tree Powerpoint Slides



Title: Saving Thanehaven 
Author: Catherine Jinks
Call Number: J JIN

RRW Primary Saving Thanehaven Worksheet and Extract
RRW Primary Saving Thanehaven Facilitator’s Guide