Pressroom and Publications

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

Media Releases and Speeches


Welcome Remarks by Mr Ng Cher Pong, Chief Executive Officer, National Library Board, at the Launch of One Story 2023: "Squat for Tradition, Sit for Modernity", on 25 Feb 2023, Sat, 3.00pm, at The Pod, National Library Building

Mon, 27 Feb 23
Media Releases

Distinctively Toa Payoh! The new integrated development to capture the rich heritage and existing greenery while incorporating new technologies to create opportunities for a seamless health and wellness experience for residents

Sun, 26 Feb 23
Media Releases

Squat for Tradition, Sit for Modernity Available Now in English and Mother Tongue Languages

Sat, 25 Feb 23
Media Releases

Manga, Robot and More at NLB’s First Grab-N-Go Library in a Mall

Mon, 20 Feb 23

Annual Reports

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


Annual Report 2019 - A Place for Everyone

Annual Report 2018 - Reimagining our Libraries and Archives


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!