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National Library of Singapore

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Good place to read but...

I come here often to read and while I really like this library for its vast collection, central... read more

Reviewed today

Very convenient and accessible by different public transport. The library is bright, friendly... read more

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Singapore, Singapore
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100 Victoria Street National Library Building, Singapore 188064, Singapore
+65 6332 3255
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Reviewed today

I come here often to read and while I really like this library for its vast collection, central location and cleanliness, some aspects can be improved - there are many seats around but despite signs informing patrons not to use the library as a napping...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank runningnose
Reviewed today

Very convenient and accessible by different public transport. The library is bright, friendly, aspirational spaces as overall ambient is good .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank chuaginnie
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best place to go to; so many updates you can learn about the area. Digital format has been utilized.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank raaQc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wide selection of books and resources - good for research and leisure. Bright, spacious, well-maintained facilities. Free wifi. You can come here to study, only thing is that you cannot leave your things unattended for too long or the people patrolling will come and remove...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nutr1soy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The library has many seats and many levels that have seats. However during the peak exam periods there will be a huge crowd, so there will be a need to go earlier in order to garuntee a spot. But other than that, it is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So spacious, clean and organised....like most places in Singapore. I was gobsmacked by the display on there at the moment of Indian Gods......stunning.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AdeleC446
Reviewed November 2, 2018

A great place to visit when you want to have peace and time away from the busy street. They have endless amounts of books when you can spend eternity there!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Roving00564423967
Reviewed October 31, 2018

There's always a great exhibition on and the killer views from up top are great. Also easy to get to

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank adenoz
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Near city, many storeys of various books sections, study area, WIFI enabled, near MRT, shopping malls and many eating place available

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank denniskwan72
Reviewed October 18, 2018

I recently learnt that the National Library mounts excellent world class exhibitions at the 10th Floor gallery. The current exhibition on early local advertising ( spanning late 19th C to early 20th C ) is superbly designed, engaging and content rich. I was captivated by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LauK299
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November 20, 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
September 1, 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.
August 5, 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.