Learn how to use our libraries for a great learning experience.

Planning to visit us?

Our libraries are located conveniently across Singapore. Check out our locations here.

For a better experience at the libraries, visitiors may check the crowd levels at the respective library pages.

Selected seats are available for booking at our libraries. To reserve a seat, sign in with your myLibrary username via Seat Booking.

Public Libraries & The LLiBrary

  • Seating and study areas are available but at limited capacity
  • eNewspaper and multimedia stations are available but at limited capacity.
  • A limited number of onsite programmes will be held. Patrons can check NLB's GoLibrary for updates on our programmes.
  • Book drops and reservation lockers are available.
  • Physical library materials can be borrowed and returned.
  • Pick up of reserved items is available from the Reservation Lockers at public libraries, and from the “Reserved Items” shelf located inside The LLiBrary.


National Library Building

  • The Lee Kong Chian Reference Library is open with limited seating capacity.
  • Full reference services such as reservations and reference enquiries are available.
  • Exhibition areas such as on Level 10 and The News Gallery on Level 11 are open.
  • The Study Lounge on Level 5 is open with limited seating capacity.


National Archives of Singapore

  • Access to archival collections & services is available.
  • Patrons are allowed to sit in the Archives Reading Room and access the collections for onsite reference only.
  • Full access to the National Archives of Singapore’s eResources/database stations is available.


Former Ford Factory

  • Full access to the Gallery@Former Ford Factory is available.