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**Anniversary Celebration at Yishun Public Library [Level 4, Northpoint City]!** - 11th-Feb-2019 16:09
Dear Friends of Library, hope everyone had a good start of 2019!! This fabulous February, we are celebrating the 1st anniversary on reopening of Yishun Public Library on 23 February (Sat) and setup on 22 February (Fri). Come and join us as we need several pairs of hands from logistic setup to manning activity booths etc. NO experience required and students are most welcome to apply as part of VIA/CIP. Any queries, please SMS/Call 96886839. Thank you! :)


ask@ST and Zaobao Happy Read Programme - 28th-Jan-2019 15:15
Curious to hear our Straits Times and Zaobao correspondents speak on trending topics? Join us to volunteer with the ask@ST and Zaobao Happy Read Programme. ask@ST is happening on 15 February, 7 March, 29 March, 26 April, 31 May and 28 June. Zaobao Happy Read Programme is happening on 1 February, 1 March, 5 April, 3 May and 7 June. Sessions from 5pm to 9pm at Central Public Library.


**VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED!** library@harbourfront: Volunteer-Run Space (Adults and Teens Section) - 15th-Jan-2019 10:19
library@harbourfront has finally open its doors to the public last Sat 12 Jan. With a volunteer-run space which covers the entire Adult and Teens section of the library, we are looking for volunteers [15 years old and above] to assist us in maintaing the section on daily basis the library@harbourfront. An onsite training would be provided to our volunteers. Snacks and hot beverages would also be provided. *DOUBLE volunteering hours will be given!!** Duties involved: (1) Shelving, sorting and replenishing of books (2) Guiding our patrons with the existing library services including digital services such as NLB Mobile Apps, e-Newspaper, multimedia stations, book borrowing stations, etc. To volunteer, you have to be a registered Friend of the Library (FOL). You can register your details via this portal to be a volunteer. Afterwhich, you can sign up for slots available on FOL portal. If you have any enquiries, you may wish to email Siti via Siti_Noraisah_Hassim@nlb.gov.sg or whatsapp/ call Siti @ 82929236. Thank you so much for your support and we are looking forward to seeing you at the library! :)


Kids' Literature Quiz- Book Out! is here- Sign up now! Sat, 26 Jan 2019 and Sat, 23 Feb 2019 - 14th-Jan-2019 09:09
26 January and 23 February 2019 (Saturday); 11.30am - 3.30pm Kids Lit Quiz is an annual international literary competition for young people aged 10 to 13. Students pit their wits against one another to answer questions about children literature, ranging from classics to comics. It puts readers onto the stage and lets them compete for fantastic prizes. Winning teams from around the world qualify for the World Finals and will compete in Singapore in 2019. We would like to enlist volunteers [min. 15 years and above] to assist our librarians in carrying out the public quizzes at our branches. FOLs will encourage patrons to participate, explain the quiz mechanics, check answers, distribute tokens and keep track of the number of participants. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you! More about the quiz at www.kidslitquiz.com/singapore.php and www.nlb.gov.sg/discovereads. Visit www.nlb.gov.sg/volunteers/ to sign up now Students are welcome to apply as part of VIA/CIP


VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED! library@harbourfront: Volunteer-Run Space (Adults & Teens Section) - 11th-Jan-2019 10:07
With the opening of the library@harbourfront tomorrow (12 Jan), we are looking for volunteers to assist on daily basis (starting Mon 14 Jan) at the volunteer-run space (Adults & Teens section) of the library@harbourfront. An onsite training would be provided to our volunteers. Duties involved: (1) Shelving, sorting and replenishing of books (2) Guiding our patrons with the existing library services including digital services such as NLB Mobile Apps, e-Newspaper, multimedia stations, book borrowing stations, etc. To volunteer, you can sign up for slots available on FOL portal. If you have any enquiries, you may wish to email Siti via Siti_Noraisah_Hassim@nlb.gov.sg or whatsapp/ call Siti @ 82929236. Thank you and we are looking forward to seeing you at the library! *DOUBLE volunteering hours :)

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Book Borrowing Station and NLB Mobile App User Guide - BBPL organised by Bukit Batok Public Library

Our NLB Systems Team has rolled out the new Book Borrowing Stations! We need volunteers to assist in educating patrons on how to use the new stations. The new BBS allows patrons to borrow multiple books at a time, check their loans records, pay for outstanding charges and pay for Multimedia station services. In addition patrons may also use the NLB Mobile app on their smartphones for the same services and more. If you enjoy meeting and helping people, come and join us!

Time : 24th-Nov-2018 11:00 to 24th-Feb-2019 17:00
Roles: User Guides ( 3 ),

Regular duties@CCKPL (Jan - Mar 2019) organised by Choa Chu Kang Public Library

Volunteers will be assigned to rotational duties, required to multi-task, and attend to patrons politely at all times in the following areas: 1) assist patrons with the borrowing stations, catalogue and enquiries on library services, 2) look out for alarm triggers and help to safeguard unborrowed library items and 3) return displaced library items to the browsing trolleys. Dress code is smart casual i.e. polo shirts, long pants and covered shoes. Please register online first via the Friends of the Library portal. We do not accept walk-ins.

Time : 1st-Jan-2019 10:00 to 31st-Mar-2019 10:00
Roles: User Guides ( 3 ),

Volunteer at Jurong West Public Library organised by Jurong West Public Library

If you are passionate about volunteering, what better way then a place where you enable young minds and rekindle the love for reading amongst many. If you are looking to do story-telling, craft sessions, user education, events assistance and many other activities, Jurong West Public Library welcomes you!

Time : 1st-Jan-2019 10:00 to 31st-Mar-2019 21:00
Roles: Miscellaneous roles ( 3 ),

Volunteer hours for Storytellers @CSPL [Jan 2019 - Mar 2019] organised by Cheng San Public Library

To conduct English Story Telling for children.

Time : 8th-Jan-2019 14:30 to 31st-Mar-2019 16:30
Roles: Storyteller ( 1 ),

Loan Promotion Programme Helper organised by Pasir Ris Public Library

Assist with loan promotion and token redemption at a booth. Training will be provided. Dress code is smart casual, polo t-shirt or round neck t-shirt and either dark pants or jeans. Please bring along a jacket if you are prone to the possible low temperatures in the library. Thank you!

Time : 19th-Jan-2019 14:00 to 31st-Mar-2019 17:00
Roles: Redemption Assistant ( 3 ),