Permanent

10:00am – 9:00pm

Level 5, Promenade

National Library Building

Free admission

From Books to Bytes: The Story of the National Library tells the story of the National Library, Singapore. Throughout our history, the library has been an integral part of Singapore’s cultural and social fabric as well as its residents. The exhibition traces the founding, development and growth of the National Library, Singapore from 1823 till present. Learn interesting snippets of the library’s rich history and how its function has evolved with the learning needs of the nation.

The mobile library, 1960s

Extract from a Berita Singapura programme presenting several new public services in Singapore.

Ministry of Culture, Broadcasting Division