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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

LIKES 1)The ambience, good lighting, comfortable seats, good air-conditioning. Clean and quiet surrounds. 2)The Wonderful selection of materials 3)Friendly and helpful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

LIKES 1)The ambience, good lighting, comfortable seats, good air-conditioning. Clean and quiet surrounds. 2)The Wonderful selection of materials 3)Friendly and helpful staff DISLIKES 1)Some visitors use the library as a resting place 2)Opening hours could be a bite earlier 3)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We just pass-by the said library. If we have more time I could explore all floors. Awesome library I have ever seen so far!

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I had a poor experience because there are not much books on stock and whenever I go there,when I am searching for the book or cd that I REALLY want,they are either out of stock,somebody just borrowed it,or it is in another national library IN SINGAPORE

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Feel impressed by their building by categorized different subject into different levels for the ease of book lovers or students. Also, I'm really noticed that they have played the main role in history education, like the gallery exhibition open to public for free ('Maps of Singapore' gallery open till July 2015) and well detailed explanation on weekend guided tours for... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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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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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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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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