Temporary suspension of the reservation service for PublicationSG and Repository Used Book Collection from 16 Oct 2019 – 31 Mar 2020


Published on : 14 Nov 2019

Temporary suspension of the reservation service for PublicationSG and Repository Used Book Collection from 16 Oct 2019 – 31 Mar 2020

Due to ongoing renovation works at the Library Supply Centre, there will be no retrieval of materials from the storage area of PublicationSG and Repository Used Book Collection collections for safety reasons.

 

The reservation service will be suspended from 16 Oct 2019 – 31 Mar 2020. Reservation service for PublicationSG and Repository Used Books Collection will resume on 1 April 2020.

During the suspension period, you may contact enquiry@nlb.gov.sg for more information.

 



Choa Chu Kang Public Library will be closed temporarily from 10 June 2019


Published on : 13 May 2019

Choa Chu Kang Public Library will be closed temporarily from 10 June 2019

Choa Chu Kang Public Library will be closed temporarily from 10 June 2019 for renovations. The last day of operations is on Sunday, 9 June.

 

During the library’s closure, you can visit Bukit Panjang Public Library and Bukit Batok Public Library for your reading needs.



Increased borrowing quota for physical library items


Published on : 21 Nov 2019

Increased borrowing quota for physical library items

From 1 April 2019, you will be able to borrow more books, magazines and audio-visual materials from our libraries! To encourage more Singaporeans to tap on library resources to read and learn, we will be increasing the borrowing quota for physical items.

The revised quota for the various library membership types is given in the table below:

 

Membership

Number of items you can borrow

Up till 31 March 2019

From 1 April 2019

Basic

8

16

Partner*

10

20

Premium Plus

16

24

Foreigners

8

16

*Partner refers to People’s Association only.

 

On top of physical library items, you can also borrow up to 16 eBooks from each of these collections: (i) Overdrive; (ii) Apabi; (iii) iRead eBook (formerly known as airitiBooks); and (iv) HyRead (Chinese eMagazines). This means that as a Basic member, you can borrow up to 64 eBooks in total, at any one time!

 

Loan renewal

Need more time to finish reading the books? You can keep your borrowed items for another three weeks (21 days) with a one-time free renewal.

 

Just remember:

·       You can only renew books that are not reserved by other readers, so that they are not kept waiting.

·       Renewals have to be done before or on the due date.

·       Magazines and audio-visual materials cannot be renewed.

 

For more information, refer to our updated membership guide from 1 April 2019. Click here to view the infographic.

 



Digital Business Library


Published on : 23 Oct 2017

Digital Business Library

The Digital Business Library will target the business sector, enabling users to access relevant library content anytime, anywhere, and on any devices. Such a focus is also aligned to Singapore’s emphasis on growing a capable taskforce equipped with 21st century skills. 



Digital Business Library is available via https://nlb.overdrive.com/library/biz


 






For the Love of Reading: A Compilation of Best Practices in Singapore Schools


Published on : 11 Sep 2017

For the Love of Reading: A Compilation of Best Practices in Singapore Schools

NLB presents a compilation of the best reading practices from 15 primary and secondary schools – For the Love of Reading. The publication showcases how these schools creatively found ways to encourage students to read and in the process, nurtured a reading culture in the school. Be inspired by ideas such as getting teachers to be reading role models or setting aside time for leisure reading, and spread the love for reading among children and teens.


Download a copy now!


 



Reach us at these new email addresses from 14 June 2017


Published on : 24 May 2017

Reach us at these new email addresses from 14 June 2017

Please note to reach us at these new email addresses from 14 June 2017:

· General enquiries: enquiry@nlb.gov.sg

· Feedback and suggestions: qsm@nlb.gov.sg

· Reference and research enquiries: ref@nlb.gov.sg

· Enquiries related to the National Archives of Singapore: nas@nlb.gov.sg

 

 



Take the lead in your lifelong learning and rewrite the possibilities at The LLiBrary!


Published on : 29 Nov 2019

Take the lead in your lifelong learning and rewrite the possibilities at The LLiBrary!

Whether you are dreaming of starting your own business, looking for ideas in your current job or feeling inspired to pursue a different career, you will find everything you need to kick-start your plans at The LLibrary.

 

Designed for working adults, The LLiBrary features self-service technologies that make it easy to locate, browse, and use the diverse collection for your professional development.

 

Avoid the hassle of queuing by collecting your reserved items from a designated shelf, renewing loans at library eKiosks and returning your library items at the bookdrop.

 

For more information, please visit https://www.lli.sg/content/lli/home/featured-service/the-llibrary.html

 

Lifelong Learning Institute

Level 3 (via Lobby B)

11 Eunos Road 8

Singapore 408601

Nearest MRT Station: Paya Lebar