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National Library, Singapore, Singapore

Categories: Libraries, Traveler Resources
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web
A tangible testament to the country's development, National Library, Singapore was founded as the country's first public library at the suggestion of the country's modern founder, Sir Stamford Raffles. A constant in the nation's history, the library saw the country gain independence in 1965. The library opened branches in the suburbs after that time, giving it a new national presence. The library relocated several times, until it found its home and flagship location in 2005. The building is a modern architectural feat, and spans two city blocks and 16 stories. It provides a wealth of information about the country's history in several different languages, and offers a variety of comfortable seating areas. Plan to see National Library, Singapore and other attractions that appeal to you using our Singapore holiday planner.
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  • 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,...  read more »
  • I attended a seminar here and also been to the library. Very nice and clean environment. Love the ambience and the setting. 
  • 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 buil...  read more »
  • Excellent facility in central location. Really appreciated the following: 1. free wifi 2. well stocked with newspapers 3. big children's area 4. access to rare/ offprint books (can't takeaway but can refer) 5. Han's coffeeshop just outside 6. big atrium Worth a visit.
  • A great place to sit and work (if you can find a spot). Very quiet, and has plugs to charge your laptop. Wifi is free but very slow. Great views all around. Collection of books is very good.
  • Condusive environment for studying/doing research, but can get quite crowded during peak hours. Free wifi+ charging spots provided.
  • The theatre was a fantastic one! I went there with my YMCA student care to see the Act 3 Love Awake Orchestra! The stage was really good ans the air con was cooling and nice! I can relax there! Best and biggest library in my life i've ever seen! SUPER! 😀😀😀😀😀😀😀
  • The largest library in Singapore and a great place to study or read a book. Plenty of places to sit down, though power points might be a little scarce. I'd advice bring an adapter if you intend to use the computer. There is wifi here too!
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