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  • Malay Programmes for Primary Schools
    Storytelling Session Duration: 30 – 45 minutes

    Our librarian will entertain students with engaging stories. Suitable for Primary 1 – 3.

     

    Read, Swap, Share Duration: 30 minutes

    In this classroom activity, students swap and share books with one another. They
    are introduced to different genres and can discuss the books they read with their
    friends. Suitable for Primary 1 and 2.

     

    Book Buzz Duration: 30 minutes

    Our librarian will share recommended books written in the Malay language. Students
    will learn about authors and their works as well as various themes, issues, moral
    values, language creativity and genres in Malay literature.

  • Public Programmes for Children and Parents
    Raise-a-Reader Workshops Duration: 1.5 hours

    This workshop aims to equip parents with the skills to inculcate the love of reading in their children. Topics include how to select suitable books for children and the various types of picture books. This workshop series is suitable for parents and educators of children aged 0 – 8 years old. The workshops are held once every quarter at selected public libraries.

     

    Children’s Reading Clubs (Online)

    Kelab Membaca Wira Cerdik (For 4 – 6 year old children)
    On Zoom Every 2nd Saturday of the month 11.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. Register here.

     

    Children’s Reading Clubs (Onsite)

    The children’s reading clubs aim to inculcate the love of reading in children. Each session is fun-filled, with storytelling and engaging activities such as craft-making and language-related games.

    1. Kelab Membaca Wira Pintar (For 7 – 9 year old children)
      Yishun Public Library Every 3rd Saturday of the month 11.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.
    2. Cerita Kita (School Holiday Specials)
      These sessions are held during the school holidays. Look out for the dates through our Eventbrite collection and Malay Library Services Facebook page!
      Sengkang Public Library
      Chua Chu Kang Public Library

     

  • Malay Programmes for Secondary School Students
    Book Buzz

    Our librarian will share recommended books written in the Malay language. Students
    will learn about authors and their works as well as various themes, issues, moral
    values, language creativity and genres in Malay literature.

     

    Introduction to Literary Review Writing Workshop

    Students will be introduced to techniques for writing book reviews. This workshop
    aims to improve participants’ critical thinking and appreciation towards works written
    in Malay.

  • Public Programmes for Teens
    Youth Reading Series Duration: 2 hours

    A love for knowledge and lifelong learning among teens go beyond book-based
    activities. Join our Youth Reading Series Workshops and be excited by the
    knowledge shared by experts in visual, literary and performing arts as well as
    journalism. These sessions are conducted in selected public libraries.

     

    Poetry Gig

    Gig Puisi is a platform for poets and poetry enthusiasts to come together to perform
    various original and published works. Organised on a quarterly basis, it celebrates
    our local authors and their works, as well as provides a valuable opportunity for
    students and members of the public to develop knowledge and appreciation of Malay
    poetry. Recorded recitation of poetry can also be viewed on our Facebook page.