The National Library Board (NLB) nurtures Readers for Life, Learning Communities and a Knowledgeable Nation by promoting reading, learning and history through our network of 28 libraries across Singapore, the National Library and the National Archives of Singapore.
Established in 1995
Our libraries and archives promote reading, learning, information literacy, and a greater appreciation of Singapore’s history and heritage.
More than 1.7 million digital resources
Our digital resources consist of eBooks, audiobooks and a plethora of online resources in NLB’s collection.
11.5 million visitors annually
Our visitors borrow more than 37.9 million library materials annually. Our 15,000 programmes drew 1.4 million participants.
Meet our judging panel for 2024 Dublin Literary Award
VideoJune 2 2023
Highlights from the 2023 Dublin Literary Award Ceremony
Katja Oskamp and translator Jo Heinrich win the prize for Marzahn, Mon Amour.
VideoMay 26 2023
2023 Award Winners in Conversation with Rick O’Shea
Author, Katja Oskamp and translator, Jo Heinrich in conversation.
VideoMay 25 2023
Flowers Say it Better, Love – A poem by Sarah Creighton Keogh
Commissioned for the 2023 Dublin Literary Award Ceremony.