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Battle of the Book Lovers@ National Library Building, Level 1 The Plaza - 13th-Mar-2019 09:03
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 from 2:30pm-7:30pm We are seeking enthusiastic volunteers [min 15 years and above] to assist our librarians in manning the activity booths during the carnival. FOLs will encourage patrons to participate, explain game mechanics, distribute tokens and keep track of the no. of participants. ** VIA hours will be awarded. Sign up to promote the joy of reading to our community in this school holiday period! 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. During the carnival, everyone can participate and show off their literary knowledge at the activity booths and live quizzes!


**Updating of Volunteer Hours** - 7th-Mar-2019 19:10
Dear Friends of Library, thank you very much for volunteering your time with us in NLB :). We would to share that for standardisation across all our Public Libraries, volunteer hours will be updated at END of the month. Hence for February 2019 volunteering activities, volunteer hours will be updated by 8 March 2019 across all Public Libraries. You can view the hours from 11 March onwards. If you need any clarification, please email us at volunteer@nlb.gov.sg. Thank you very much for your understanding.

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(Closed) Volunteers for Play@Library (Sundays) organised by Bishan Public Library

Volunteers to assist in setting up and clearing of the items for the programme. Ad-hoc duties will be assigned on that day.

Time : 1st-Apr-2019 00:00 to 30th-Apr-2019 00:00
Roles: Event Assistants ( 2 ),

Chinese Storytelling by YWCA -signup closed (Apr - May 2019) organised by Bishan Public Library

Chinese storytelling conducted by YWCA

Time : 1st-Apr-2019 00:00 to 31st-May-2019 00:00
Roles: Storyteller ( 1 ),

English Storytelling by YWCA - signup closed (Apr to Jun 2019) organised by Bishan Public Library

Conducting of English storytelling sessions by YWCA

Time : 1st-Apr-2019 00:00 to 30th-Jun-2019 00:00
Roles: Storyteller ( 3 ),

LLibrary: Arrange books on shelf organised by The LLiBrary

Volunteers are needed to arrange and shelfread The LLibrary books. They must be fit and able to transfer books from boxes/book trolleys to the shelves. Attire: Smart casual (long pants and covered shoes). Please bring a jacket if you are prone to cold temperature. CIP/VIA hours will be credited. Venue: Lifelong Learning Institute, 11 Eunos Road, Singapore 408601. Access is available only from Lift Lobby B. Pls call 68483317 upon arrival at The LLibrary.

Time : 1st-Apr-2019 09:00 to 30th-Apr-2019 17:00
Roles: Shelving Assistant / Shelf-reader ( 2 ),

Lee Kong Chian Reference Library (Sorting and Shelving of books)-Closed organised by HQ

We are looking for volunteers to help sort, shelve and shelfread the varied collections at Lee Kong Chian Reference Library at Level 11. And also conduct Browse count at the Smart Trolley. Onsite training will be provided for first-timers on Tuesday-Friday, 10am-4pm. For 10am-7pm sessions, report to Level 11 counter. For 9am session, report to Level 8 main entrance. Attire: Smart casual suitable for a chilly environment with covered shoes.

Time : 1st-Apr-2019 09:00 to 30th-Apr-2019 20:00
Roles: Shelving Assistant / Shelf-reader ( 2 ),