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National Library of Singapore

100 Victoria Street National Library Building, Singapore 188064, Singapore
+65 6332 3255
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Wonderland for kids

I would not have gone there but this place is great for kids . With endless section of books and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
New Delhi, India
Nice escape from the rain

I ducked in here during a rain storm. I was nice to get reacquainted with the library. An endless... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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100 Victoria Street National Library Building, Singapore 188064, Singapore
+65 6332 3255
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I would not have gone there but this place is great for kids . With endless section of books and separate children section having a tree house like small l forest etc & much more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ducked in here during a rain storm. I was nice to get reacquainted with the library. An endless selection of magazines and a children's section with a tree house for kids to sit in while reading. Ran out of time or would have returned...More

Thank Jetblast25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very centrally located and with a fair number of eateries to lunch before your visit. Restroom is spacious and clean and the lending section has local literature and plenty of fiction for browsing and borrowing. Too many people are sleeping in the seals alongside the...More

Thank Bluesphynx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always finds this library stocked with good and sufficient books. A relax place to browse, select, do a 1st reading before borrowing the books. Very peaceful, clean and comfortable place. During this period, one can borrow up to 16 books. It is amazing ♡♡♡☆☆☆ Love...More

Thank Elsie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will find basically everything in this library. Huge space. There are business, information technology, children, psychology books and the whole nine yards. It is also comfortable to do your research and studies in this library. Even when you get hungry, there is a coffeeshop...More

Thank 687meli
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Apart from all the books, the building is architecturally interesting, with a cool glass elevator. Definitely go up to a floor where they're having a special exhibit - in November 2017 it was on historical Malay texts and was fascinating, very well done. No charge,...More

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Opened about 10 years ago, this library has a theatre space as well which i've gone to several times. Came here today for another play

Thank bcheong
Reviewed 2 December 2017 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 22 November 2017

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
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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
1 September 2017|
Response from Nthenyalee | Reviewed this property |
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.
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.