Pressroom and Publications

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

Media Releases and Speeches

Media Releases

Be S.U.R.E. Together About Gen AI and Deepfakes at NLB’s Largest Information Literacy Outreach To Date

Sun, 15 Jun 25
Media Releases

National Library Board’s Year-in-Review 2023

Mon, 15 Apr 24
Media Releases

Discover New Gen AI-enabled Reading Adventures based on Literary Classics

Tue, 02 Apr 24
Media Releases

NTUC and NLB Sign MOU to Uplift and Support Freelancers and Self-Employed Persons

Thu, 28 Mar 24

Annual Reports

AR 2022

Annual Report 2022 - Innovations through partnerships


Annual Report 2021 - Transforming Our Libraries And Archives Through LAB25


Annual Report 2020 - Navigating The New Normal

Annual Report 2020 - Navigating The New Normal


Annual Report 2019 - A Place for Everyone

Annual Report 2019 - A Place for Everyone


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!