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National Library of Singapore

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

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A great place to spend some time.

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
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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.

Thank Michelle5677
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is the most modern and sofiscated library in Singapore . It has a large collection of books .you can place the names of the books you would like to borrow and renew it on line .I love to come here .

Thank jainneha
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Besides being well stocked with books, there are sometimes exhibitions in the grounds which cater to different types of interests. The view from the Pod on the top floor is nice but you get to access it only if you hold tickets to events held there.

Thank quekkg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

A dream for readers, for an annual membership card pay you directly S $ 45 which is high price if they do not read much. but just step into this library and make reading. quantum Fisca and psychology, however, there is not much choice in this library but you can still visit the other Bib's.

Thank excaliburArdennen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I attended a seminar here and also been to the library. Very nice and clean environment. Love the ambience and the setting.

Thank Yunos S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We take our young children to the regional libraries quite often but a recent trip to the National Library makes the suburban ones pale in comparison. Not only is the National Library a beautiful building architecturally... inside it is quite grand and there's lots of nooks and crannies to take a book and sit (or just sit without using a... More 

Thank TheSAfam
Arzignano, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

You can find everything in here, even you're not in membership read as much as you want. Absolutely I love it!!!

Thank Blossom S
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Signing up for a membership with the National Library is super easy and the variety of books available plus the extensive library network makes this a worthwhile investment.

Thank lena975
Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We just saw this building when we attended the mass at St. Joseph's Cathedral, which is just across the library. I was amazed on how big their national library is. So we agreed to check it out. I think it has 13 floors? We only visited the public library section which is in the basement. No need to register or... More 

Thank Marlene T
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I love reading book so when I decided to go to Singapore, I immediately wanted to go here. The library has many different sections, and I definitely loved the kid's section. There was a tree house and the staff will tell story in there! How interesting!

Thank evelynmint

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