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National Library of Singapore

100 Victoria Street National Library Building, Singapore 188064, Singapore
+65 6332 3255
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Do not hesitate to stop by the café, They prepare exclusive food. Another plus on the top of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wuist
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Good design

We had passed the building often but this time we had a couple of exhibitions we wanted to view... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patrick K
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100 Victoria Street National Library Building, Singapore 188064, Singapore
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not hesitate to stop by the café, They prepare exclusive food. Another plus on the top of the architecture of the building, it’s facilities and its exhibitions.

Thank Wuist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had passed the building often but this time we had a couple of exhibitions we wanted to view. One was a small display of a local musician and friend of ours and the other was an exhibit of Malay manuscripts and early books. The...More

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 21 October 2017

I love this library, so big and peaceful. but the best feature is it looks very organised and tidy :)

Thank Abby M
Reviewed 5 October 2017

During my visit, I got back in time and figured my college life in Singapore... sadly I got to reality soon.

Thank draghignazzo
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I visit NLB regularly on Sun while waiting for kid enrichment class. It has different floors for different purposes.

Thank Calvvin
Reviewed 3 October 2017

None of the uniqueness/warmth from the original national library are present. It is the same as all the other library ... why come here then?

Thank Andaklr
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I met an old friend of mine in Bugis by arrangement. Actually, the Chinese lady hat I met was my girlfriend sixty years ago. Don't laugh. Although I live in UK we have remained in touch over the years. Anyway, after our latest meeting we...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 20 September 2017

The place is very cozy from the entrance. Located near an MRT station and shopping arcade, the National Library is a haven for readers or people who need some personal time with books. The library has a massive collection of books, people can read wherever...More

Thank Bali-Melali
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

As a tourist you cannot borrow books. Fair enough. You can hang out though, just catch some A.C. before heading back out. I recommend taking the elevator up to... I think the 13th floor... for an impressive view. Go into the feferenxe section of that...More

1  Thank shinraemonsam
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Visited this place twice: September 2016 and May 2017. I'm not exaggerating, this library is my favorite place not only in Singapore, but on earth. I always feel at ease in this place. You could find any updated collection by your interest in all of...More

Thank liaagatha
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Joy Foo Y
20 November 2017|
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Response from sbokhari53 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, pretty much all tables have charging ports. Not sure about the lounge. However, the ever-helpful ladies at the counter will be able to guide you accordingly
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RavinderSingh25
1 September 2017|
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No. You need to be a resident of singapore but you are free to visit and it has nice quiet spaces you can use to read.
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NiekeWibowo
5 August 2017|
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Response from roadtripswc | Reviewed this property |
You may have visited the library by now. There's a young children section at the basement. Wonderful to be able to watch them roam at a secured area with many age appropriate books.
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