Pressroom and Publications

Find our latest media releases, speeches, annual reports and corporate publications here

Media Releases and Speeches



Media Releases

Be Part Of The World Cup Action On The "Football Pitch" At The National Library Building's Plaza

Mon, 05 Dec 22
Media Releases

NLB's Historical Asian Children's Literature Collection Recognised By UNESCO As Documentary Heritage Of Influence

Sat, 26 Nov 22
Media Releases

Volunteering Opportunities At New Punggol Regional Library

Fri, 18 Nov 22
Speeches

Welcome Remarks By Mr Ng Cher Pong, Chief Executive Officer Of The National Library Board, At The Official Book Launch Of Singapore Street Names: A Study Of Toponymics On 17 November 2022, 5.00PM At The Pod, National Library Building

Thu, 17 Nov 22


Annual Reports



Annual Report 2021 - Transforming Our Libraries And Archives Through LAB25

  2021/2022

Annual Report 2020 - Navigating The New Normal

Annual Report 2020 - Navigating The New Normal

  2020/2021

Annual Report 2019 - A Place for Everyone

Annual Report 2019 - A Place for Everyone

  2019/2020

Annual Report 2019 - A Place for Everyone

Annual Report 2018 - Reimagining our Libraries and Archives

  2018/2019



Facts and Figures


Learn about the impact of our libraries and archives made through these facts and figures.



Figures At a Glance

Established in 1995

Our network of libraries and archives consists of 28 libraries across Singapore, the National Library and the National Archives of Singapore.


More than 1.7 million digital resources

Our digital resources consist of eBooks, audiobooks and a plethora of online resources in NLB’s collection.


11.5 million visitors annually

Our visitors borrow more than 37.9 million library materials annually. Our 15,000 programmes drew 1.4 million participants.


Research and Studies

Read more about our research on the reading habits of Singaporean residents as well as data about their usage of NLB's services.


2018, reading, habits, dashboard, NLB



Our Bookshelf: Publications by NLB

Our Bookshelf features publications by NLB which cover a wide range of topics. Discover Singapore’s culture, history, communities and much more here!