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Address: 100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6332 3255
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biggest library in singapore

Drop by if you are looking for a quiet place to read, or to look at archives! Lots of seating space and very modern

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Drop by if you are looking for a quiet place to read, or to look at archives! Lots of seating space and very modern

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My school is located on the 10th and 11th floor. The 5th floor is very quiet and condusive to study. Only problem isn that at certain times, it could be very crowded

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Maroochydore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

no free wifi in library, was very quiet and clean, located at top of shopping centre. had a great kids section and everything was in very good condition

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Pune, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I had exams coming up and I wanted a silent place to study.luckily I have a friend staying near this place so advised me to come and study here.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

National library is an imposing structure in central business district of Singapore. It's at a 3-4 minutes walking distance from Bugis and Bras Basah stations. Located at corner of the road, the 15 story structure appears like a jumbo club sandwich. National library board has several smaller and 4 regional libraries across the island. The national library building at Bugus... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Have an interesting time by going up to the information desk and asking them : "well what books do you have?"

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Wrexham, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We’ve often passed, but this is the first time we’ve been inside. Everybody should see the building, and the map exhibition is well worth a visit. The exhibition ends July 2015 but one map in the lobby (and that’s a very interesting one) is permanent. The exhibition is free, so everybody should spend a short time here. Maps of Singapore... More 

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Love to visit this library. Can spend the whole Saturday morning here if I am not working. Also, the location is near the shopping malls so after reading you can enjoy some retail therapy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A place to read & rest. Quiet but busy with many readers with families or friends. A restaurant is near the entrance for tired feet & hungry readers. A meaningful place if one needs to get information Counter staff are very helpful, approachable & friendly.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The place is heaven for book lover. there is even old collection like newspaper collection that you can access. remember to shut off your phone and be indulge in this book heaven. and you can sit here and read books all day long. and the collection is more then those neighbourhood library.

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