NLB UNVEILS UPGRADED MOBILE APP TO PROVIDE A MORE PERSONALISED AND ENRICHING EXPERIENCE
Singapore, 23 February 2021 – Get ready for a revamped NLB mobile app that is more user -friendly and offers more resources for all. The upgraded app promises a fresh look and feel with a design that clinched a bronze at the A’Design Awards 2019-2020, an international award recognised for innovation and design.
2 Currently, library patrons can already experience a wide range of services and digital resources with the NLB mobile app such as:
3 With the refreshed app, library patrons can now have the library in their pocket and enjoy smoother user experience, improved navigation, access to personalised book recommendations and more digital resources. The key new features include:
4 “Since 2016, we have continued to improve our app and expand its range of offerings. As a result, there has been steadily increasing usage. We are heartened by the popularity of the NLB mobile app, with 830,000 downloads since its launch. It is timely now to revamp the app, to offer our patrons a more personalised user experience. Every patron engages NLB in his or her own unique way. The refreshed app lets our patrons design their own reading and learning journeys, as well as discover our digital offerings based on their interests. We hope to encourage everyone to continue learning and reading with NLB,” said NLB’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ng Cher Pong.
5 Existing app users can enjoy the new features by updating their NLB mobile app while new users can download the app at https://mobileapp.nlb.gov.sg. For more information and images of the revamped app, visit https://mobileapp.nlb.gov.sg.
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About National Library Board
The National Library Board (NLB) nurtures Readers for Life, Learning Communities and a Knowledgeable Nation by promoting reading, learning and history through its network of 27 public libraries, the National Library and the National Archives of Singapore. NLB also forges strategic partnerships that encourage awareness, appreciation and greater discovery of Singapore’s history through its rich collections on Singapore and the region.
NLB achieves excellence through innovation, focusing on citizen engagement and co-creation, resource and digital innovation. This creates learning opportunities, greater access to library resources, services and archival collections, as well as a continual development of innovative library spaces. Established on 1 September 1995 as a statutory board, NLB is under the Ministry of Communications and Information (MCI).