Here are some of our DIY reading activities to help you build a reading culture in your school.

Book of Secrets
Students will be introduced to the rich collection of books, NLB eResources and other NLB services. The
interactive activities lined up for students will enable them to discover the hidden gems in the libraries in a unique way. Curated thematic collections avait students at specific libraries: Woodlands Regional Library, Pasir Ris Public Library, Jurong Regional Library and Central Public Library.  

Click on the images below to download the brochures and facil guides!


Book of Secrets brochure- Central Public Library 
Facilitator Guide- Central Public Library 
Question Sheet- Central Public Library 

 

 


Book of Secrets brochure- Pasir Ris Public library 
Facilitator Guide- Pasir Ris Public library 
Question Sheet- Pasir Ris Public library 

 

 

Book of Secrets brochure- Woodlands Regional Library 
Facilitator Guide- Woodlands Regional Library
Question Sheet- Woodlands Regional Library 

 

 

 

Book of Secrets brochure- Jurong Regional Library 
Facilitator Guide- Jurong Regional Library 
Question Sheet- Jurong Regional Library 

 

 

Raising Teen Readers 

Curious about how you can get the teenagers at your school to read? Do check out our “Raising Teen Readers” guide for some tips on how to do so. There are also book recommendations that parents can use to encourage their teenagers to read. Teachers can use it as a reference on what books to buy for the school library!

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Reaper Tales: DIY Camp 

Complete with a step-by-step facilitator’s guide, challenging reading activities and recommended horror stories, this exciting camp can be transported to your school grounds. Work with your students to make reading thrilling!

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Liven up your school library with funky genre posters with reading recommendations! Also check out our school library makeover posters featuring Fiction and Non-Fiction Book charts!

Click on the images and links below to download!

  

Recommended for Lower Secondary

Fantasy

Horror

Thriller 

Science Fiction

Realistic Fiction

Recommended  for Upper Secondary

Fantasy

Horror

Thriller 

Science Fiction

Realistic Fiction

Need a little help with book displays? Have no fear! Check out our helpful Book Display How-to Guide!

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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.

The Little Book Book 
Does conveying the curious value of reading to your students feel like an insurmountable challenge? Cheer up! Help is coming your way in the form of a quirky, passport-sized journal. This eponymous guide, interspersed with inspiring and thought-provoking quotes from our Suggested Reads reading lists, is sure to spark engaging book conversations between students and teachers.

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The Little Book Book for Lower Secondary
The Little Book Book for Upper Secondary

 

 

 

 

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.

S3 – S4

50 stories of my life_SR NATHANTitle: S R Nathan: 50 stories from my life
Author: S. R. Nathan
Call Number: J SING 959.5705092 NAT

RRW Secondary S R Nathan 50 Stories from my Life Worksheet and Extract
RRW Secondary S R Nathan 50 Stories from my Life Facilitator’s Guide

 

 

 

&WordsTitle: &Words: Poems Singapore and Beyond
Edited by: Edwin Thumboo
Call Number: Y SING S821 WOR

RRW Secondary &Words Poems Singapore and Beyond Worksheet and Extract
RRW Secondary &Words Poems Singapore and Beyond Facilitators Guide

 

 

 

Viridian_SusanGatesTitle: Viridian
Author: Susan Gates
Call Number: Y GAT

RRW Secondary Viridian Worksheet and Extract
RRW Secondary Viridian Facilitator’s Guide

 

 

 

S1 – S2

shortstoriesandradioplaysofsrajaratnamTitle: Short Stories and Radio Plays of S. Rajaratnam
Author: S. Rajaratnam
Call Number: SING RAJ

RRW Secondary Short Stories & Radio Plays of S. Rajaratnam Worksheet and Extract
RRW Secondary Short Stories & Radio Plays of S. Rajaratnam Facilitator’s Guide

 

 

 

Hatchet

Title: Hatchet
Author: Gary Paulsen
Call Number: Y PAU

RRW Secondary Hatchet Worksheet and Extract
RRW Secondary Hatchet Facilitator’s Guide

 

 

GoblinsPhilipReeveTitle: Goblins
Author: Philip Reeve
Call Number: Y REE

RRW Secondary Goblins Worksheet and Extract
RRW Secondary Goblins Facilitator’s Guide