HIGHLIGHTS

Made in Singapore Products Exhibition

In celebration of Singapore’s 50th anniversary, the National Heritage Board will be launching the “50 Made in Singapore Products” exhibition on 15 July 2015. The exhibition will showcase various local products such as Tai Tong Ah Double Prawn Brand Herbal Oil, Cheng Yew Heng Red Jaggery Sugar, Bata shoes, Butterfly brand kerosene lamp, Pan-Electric refrigerator, Bridgestone tyres etc.

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SUREornot Quiz

With so much information out there, it is hard to be sure of what is true and what is not. Take the quiz from now to 28 August 2015 to find out the truths. Simply answer 10 questions to complete this quiz and stand a chance to win $100 worth of vouchers from the National Library Board. Terms & Conditions apply. 

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Be a Poetry on Platforms Star Poet Contest

Try your hand at poetry! From 16 July to 13 August 2015, pen an original poem and submit to POP@nlb.gov.sg to receive a commemorative EZ-Link card. Terms & Conditions apply.

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Poetry on Platforms Exhibitions and Programme

Experience Singapore through the beauty of words through Read! Fest Poetry, a series of exhibitions and programmes that showcases the breadth and depth of Singapore poetry and poets. Held at various locations between July and October 2015, all programmes are free unless stated otherwise.

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Read! Fest 2015

Celebrate Singapore’s Literary Arts at the 2nd annual Read! Fest. Read! Fest is part of the nationwide reading campaign with the objective of helping Singaporeans re-discover the simple pleasure of reading. Held at various locations between 13 June 2015 - 13 August 2015, all programmes are free unless stated otherwise.

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Children Season 2015

Chase down some fun this June during our annual Children’s Season! From 30 May to 28 June 2015, bring your young ones and the young-at-heart on a trip to discover heritage, art, culture, and science, as well as other everyday aspects of life in Singapore.

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LAND OF GOLD AND SPICES

Land of Gold and Spices presents a fascinating look at how Southeast Asia was mapped by the Europeans from the 15th to early 19th centuries. The exhibition features printed and hand-drawn maps, including rare maps on special loan from European libraries displayed for the first time in Singapore. Admission is free.

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GEO|GRAPHIC: CELEBRATING MAPS AND THEIR STORIES

Maps are fascinating objects; they not only tell us about the places they depict but also how their makers saw the world around them. The National Library is pleased to present Geo|Graphic, an offering of exhibitions and programmes that explore maps and mapping. Admission is free.

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ISLAND OF STORIES

Island of Stories draws on an eclectic mix of Singapore maps that captures intriguing moments from our country’s history, weaving a quirky, multifaceted story of Singapore’s past. Admission is free.

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