National Library Building

Library and College Library
100 Victoria St., 188064, Singapore
Hours:
Open until 9:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–9:00 PM
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
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  • What you need to know
    Chun Siang J.
    "Get few books borrowed at B1 then proceed to study room at level 5..."(4 Tips)
    Angela J.
    "reference books from any levels of the Reference Library"(4 Tips)
    M C.
    "Excellent view (including the toilet) and its free!"(5 Tips)
    Celeste Y.
    "Good place to have peace and do your work without disturbance.."(3 Tips)
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  • albatrossfries

    Ah peks like to sleep near power outlet seats. They snore loudly. When that happens, prepare to have earphones handy bc most times you can't give those seats up due to necessity.

    albatrossfries · 3 weeks ago
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  • Figen E.

    Must see when you come to Singapore! Impressing!

    Figen Ekinci · March 19
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  • Aaron W.

    Geo|Graphic: Celebrating maps and their stories

    Aaron Wong · January 16
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  • Shawna L.

    A great place to wind down and chill out

    Shawna Liu · November 27, 2014
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  • P F.

    You can borrow DVD's at B1

    P Fong · November 9, 2014
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  • Dinesh B.

    TradeHero.mobi - financial learning and trading tip mobile app platform!

    Dinesh Bhatia · October 11, 2014
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  • Ling

    who needs to buy books. upper levels have more industry-specific books.

    Ling · October 4, 2014
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  • P F.

    Try the ham & eggs at Hanis.

    P Fong · September 14, 2014
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  • P F.

    There is a sand garden at B1.

    P Fong · September 7, 2014
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  • Humaira A.

    Internet!!

    Humaira Amira · September 1, 2014
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  • P F.

    Hanis is a nice open air cafe on the ground floor.

    P Fong · August 10, 2014
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  • P F.

    Lending library is in basement 1.

    P Fong · July 27, 2014
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  • Tan J.

    Study Lounge is at level 5.

    Tan Jing Kai · February 23, 2014
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  • Hui C.

    H h h h h h

    Hui Chia · February 7, 2014
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  • Chutima N.

    Gigantic library and lots of activity here, especially for kids ^_^ modern 24 hrs. drop book kios

    Chutima Nakwarin · November 18, 2013
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  • MOTLEY G.

    Wah! A few days late return must pay $2.70? tai lang phang huay ah!

    MOTLEY GUNS · August 3, 2013
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  • Hans T.

    Cardboard Re!nvented Program

    Hans Teo · July 25, 2013
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  • James L.

    Interesting exhibit of magazines!

    James Lee · May 5, 2013
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  • Khanh N.

    Lvl 5 has outdoor stage

    Khanh Nguyễn · April 20, 2013
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  • Jacob P.

    As per the tip about the toilets, the upper levels are way nicer. Borrow a book to while you are at it

    Jacob Pang · March 22, 2013
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  • Ashwin M.

    If you want to check the courses and programs offered at ESSEC, the French business school, go to their reception on 13th floor

    Ashwin M · March 22, 2013
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  • Lucas Z.

    The view of the city is spectacular.

    Lucas Zhao · October 25, 2012
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  • Rachel B.

    Not enough tables for people to study on :(

    Rachel Bub · September 7, 2012
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  • J T.

    Not many know there's a toilet next to Hanis, in the basement.

    J Teo · July 14, 2012
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  • ★kiss the city★太子★ ★.
  • Jelix C.

    Good for all students for studyng :)

    Jelix Cruz · May 30, 2012
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  • ivonne p.

    jia you all. exam is coming~

    ivonne pratiwi · April 25, 2012
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  • Hongwen C.

    lvl 8 is a reference library, not for primary school students to do their home works!

    Hongwen Chen · April 22, 2012
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  • Christian U.

    ...........

    Christian Uhanjaya · April 16, 2012
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  • abiyoza lie chai k.

    very nice,,,,,, !

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  • Chun Siang J.

    Get few books borrowed at B1 then proceed to study room at level 5 or 7 for a peace of mind

    Chun Siang Jacky · April 8, 2012
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  • Seluna C.

    Study lounge at 5th floor. Quiet, good air on, nice view outside.

    Seluna Chua · March 31, 2012
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  • Juliana L.

    Studying in progress...

    Juliana Low · February 20, 2012
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  • Fajar P.

    Agree with Alex. The toilet are very clean.

    Fajar Priyanto · January 8, 2012
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  • JOhn C.

    Toilets here are pretty awesome. Totally worth a visit here.

    JOhn Chua · December 31, 2011
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  • Nur D.

    No point coming early... There will still be lots of people! Come earlier!!!

    Nur Dzulhijjah · December 20, 2011
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  • abby b.

    No use having 6 lifts, all of them are slow to arrive!

    abby barcelona · November 30, 2011
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  • Raven S.

    Lvl 11 has library patrols who will tell you off. On Lvls 7-9 they will leave you alone.

    Raven S. · November 23, 2011
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  • Dönałd ʕ •ᴥ•ʔ

    You cannot talk too loud in library you know. Shhhhhh!

    Dönałd ʕ •ᴥ•ʔ · November 14, 2011
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  • Haiqal A.

    There are toilets near Hans Cafe below the stairs leading downwards near there.

    Haiqal Aziz · November 10, 2011
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  • Maya S.

    Dont bring big bags because the lockers are small in size.

    Maya Sivamany · November 7, 2011
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  • Liana

    There's a book cover art exhibition on level 7!

    Liana · October 17, 2011
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  • Athirah D.

    Lastly, History. I can do this.

    Athirah Desuki · October 14, 2011
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  • Athirah D.

    History, (i can do this).

    Athirah Desuki · October 14, 2011
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  • H P M.

    Free lockers at upper floors.

    H P Mun · September 24, 2011
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  • Nimrehs

    An amazing building! I am coming here more often. It's great!

    Nimrehs · September 10, 2011
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  • Boris Z.

    While lvl 5 study lounge is too crowded with kids ... U should come check lvl7 ... Not so crowded ..

    Boris Zaw · September 7, 2011
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  • Boris Z.

    14/8/2011: The courtyard at lvl 5 is closed.

    Boris Zaw · August 14, 2011
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  • Amali S.

    There are always seats n tables but people leave bags and belongings on them.

    Amali Supafly · August 6, 2011
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  • Ashley Y.

    Go to the research library where not everyone is really doing research.

    Ashley Yong · August 5, 2011
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