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National Library of Singapore

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Address: 100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6332 3255
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National Library of Singapore

The library as would expect has a wide range of books including books in local language, Malay. There is a play area of kids which is stylishly designed. Kids can play while you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Bengaluru, India
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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The library as would expect has a wide range of books including books in local language, Malay. There is a play area of kids which is stylishly designed. Kids can play while you browse through the book sections. It is spacious and so quiet, you can witness dozing or snoozing in the comfortable sofas. If you enjoy reading, you will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a new library with open stacks, many floors of speciality collections, special exhibits of culture and even a free Bloomberg terminal! I wish I had this in my community, where I have an excellent local library. Great benefit to all readers and students.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Singapore Library is a jewel for people living in SIngapore. It is not just one but a collection of libraries spread around the island with an incredible wealth of books and multimedia for all ages and languages. With a fantatstic online system, items can be searched, found where located, borrowed items extended and even ordered. Drop-off at any library.... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a couple of hours here, the highlights were the children's treehouse library, the newspaper department with an international selection of newspapers, hard copy and on-line. The newspaper archive goes back to 20 January 1831. A number of small exhibitions were showing.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If one has a few hours to spare, the variety of books available is amazing... just chill, relax and have a good read...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here to celebrate the end of nanowrimo but ended up going up and down the whole place to enjoy the collection, working on my story, plus visiting some of the exhibition that they have there. My friend also came here several months after for a research that we were doing, and found rare copies of antique books that... More 

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Marikina, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The library is so enormous. Tons of books are available and the staff are courteous enough to lend a hand in looking for what you need. I guess the library is a complete vault of reading materials and references. I visited it almost weekly to borrow books and you can return the books thru it public libraries scattered within the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What's nice about this building is that - lots of alfresco but covered outdoor space pedestrians are encouraged to linger - nice Hans food outlet for typical ocal cuisine, noodles, kaya toast etc. - Wifi! students arent moved on so often meet up and hang out here - Don't miss the gardens on building top - Did you know there... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting exterior architecture and spaces, including the large plaza where you can sit down and read or relax outside under cover or not. Sometimes there are exhibits in the plaza or indoors on the interior levels. The library definitely has lots of great books in a clean, organized setting on multiple floors. Taking the elevator to different floors is fun... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

If you think singapore is too commercialise then probably you should come here to spend half day or so. it 's free entry. free wifi provided - you have to do a simple registration with the counter in the lobby. many good books and sometimes there is exhibition or some stage presentation. a cafe with simple food is downstairs.

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