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Table of Contents Editor's Note

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Special Feature

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Fun with Tots

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Children's Special

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Fill Yourself With the Arts

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Super Storytastic

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Read Singapore

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Recommended Reading

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Story Times

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Our Location

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august 2013 issue


Editor's Note Hi Kids Join us in the National Day celebrations at the Public Libraries. Discover our nation’s heroes as well as participate in a simple quiz where you stand to walk away with some gifts from us! In August, we also celebrate Hari Raya - a festival which marks the end of the fasting period for our Muslim friends. Ever wondered how fasting practices are being observed? Make a date at the Tampines Regional Library to learn more. At the same time, check out the Pre - Hari Raya specials where you can learn to weave the ‘Ketupat’ (rice cakes) using colourful ribbons. Finally, in partnership with Singapore Science Festival 2013, visit Jurong West Public Library for Agilent’s Science –in–a–box, a programme that features interesting discoveries and experiments such as assembling a balloon–powered car, building your own praxinoscope to even making your own movies! To find out more, turn to page 5. Happy Holidays!

Go Kids Contributors Editor: Zainap Osman Contributors: Eshand Jagatheesan, Jaslin Koh, Joanna Zhang, Mindy Tan, Naadhirah Ridza, Siti Nadiah, Tabitha S Illustration and Design: Artnexus Design Pte Ltd

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Heritage Hunters!

By Naadhirah Ridza

In such a diverse and multicultural society, Singaporeans have inherited a large number of traditions from our forefathers. While many have become ancient over time, there are also many that are still in practise today. Let’s take a step to the past and explore Singapore’s cultural heritage. Look out for more upcoming traditional art-themed programmes at our public libraries next month! From Batik Painting, Chinese Calligraphy to Pulli Kolam-making, these programmes are proudly brought to you by “Fill Yourself With the Arts”!

Participants learning how to hold the brush before starting on their calligraphy

Participants posing for a group photo, showing off their completed calligraphy

Recommended Titles Rangoli : Discovering the Art of Indian Decoration

Anuradha, Ananth London: Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2011. English J P ANU Do you know what a Rangoli is, and where they are found? This is the story of a girl’s encounter with the beautiful drawings found everywhere in her grandmother’s village. Explore the many different types of this traditional Indian decorative art through the gorgeous illustrations in this book.

The Magic Brush : A Story of Love, Family, and Chinese Characters Yeh, Kat Sydney, N.S.W: Bloomsbury, 2011. English J P YEH

Jasmine loves spending time with her Agong, or grandfather, who teaches her Chinese calligraphy. Through their magical adventures with the brush, Jasmine explores her cultural heritage. With illustrations made out of colourful Chinese paper-cut, this book also has a pronunciation guide at the end for the Chinese characters used in the story.

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Activity Room, Bishan Public Library 7.30 pm - 8.00 pm 5 August

TUE Join us in this series of 6 Fun with Tots sessions as we introduce you and your little ones (1–3 years old) to the 6 early literacy skills that are important in order for your child to learn to read. We will share good rhymes and books that are sure to entertain as you bond with your child. This programme requires registration at the library eKiosks or website http://golibrary.nlb.gov.sg with an admission fee of $2 per session for a parent and child pair. You will receive a token when you register for all 6 sessions!* *While stock lasts.

Narrative Skills

Activity Room, Pasir Ris Public Library 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm 6 August

TUE

Narrative Skills

Everest Room, Woodlands Regional Library 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm 6 August

Narrative Skills


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Storytelling for You and Me

2, 16, 23 August, 7.30 pm - 8.00 pm Activity Room, Bishan Public Library

Early Childhood Education second year students from the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College Central will bring stories alive as part of the ITEBishan Public Library Collaboration. Bring your little ones to join the students in the session filled with stories, music and movement! See you then! The programme is for free admission however registration is required via eKiosks or website http://golibrary.nlb.gov.sg.

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Children's

Special Agilent’s Science– in–a–box

Programme Zone Jurong West Public Library

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03 Animated Movies! 10.00 am – 11.00 am Build your own praxinoscope and enjoy the fascination that comes with creating the illusion of moving pictures! A number of animated sequences are contained in the kit as well as instructions to create your own ‘animated movies’. This will be a project that participants will want to keep and use repeatedly at home.

Newton's Rocket Car! 1.00 pm – 2.00 pm Assemble a balloon-powered car based on Newton's third law of motion! After considering the importance of axles, bearings, and symmetry, participants will have plenty of fun racing their cars around the room.

Periscopes! 3.00 pm – 4.00 pm Learn about the basic properties of reflection by experimenting with mirrors, reflecting geometric shapes, and symmetrical words and images. Finally, construct your own periscope, and explore the different ways to apply the tool! This programme is suitable for children aged 8–14 and is organised in honour of the Singapore Science Festival.

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Story Time in Mandarin 2013 – A Collaboration between Lianhe Zaobao and Toa Payoh Public Library 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 August, 12.00 pm – 12.30 pm Programme Zone, Toa Payoh Public Library

《联合早报》的记者编辑和读者义工,将带领小朋友们“翻出”华文故事书的乐趣!从一月开始,每 逢周六中午,他们就到大巴窑图书馆与大家一起“翻(Fun)书乐”!深信阅读习惯和华文兴趣应该 从小培养,《早报》记者与义工将通过各种题材的精彩故事,包括属下学生报《小拇指》里的原创内 容,激发小朋友对阅读华文书报的兴趣。欢迎四到八岁的小朋友参加! Journalists from Lianhe Zaobao, together with their volunteer readers, will be at Toa Payoh Public Library to share the joys of reading Chinese stories with our little young readers. Starting from January, make it a weekly Saturday date with them! Believing strongly that good reading habits and love for Chinese should start from young, Zaobao journalists and volunteers will be telling stories of different genre, including original stories from Zaobao's very own student publication, Thumbs Up Junior. This programme is open to children between four and eight years old.

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Celebrate National Day 3 August, 2.00 pm – 3.30 pm Children’s Playhouse, Tampines Regional Library Celebrate National Day at the library. Get to know our heroes who made a difference. Take part in a simple quiz to win tokens. You can also pen down your thoughts to express your love for our homeland.

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The Parenting Club

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Pre-Hari Raya specials 4 August, 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm Playhouse, Tampines Regional Library Why do your Muslim friends not eat during the day in the month of “Ramadan”? How do they celebrate Hari Raya Puasa. Join us for a special pre-hari raya programme and get to learn to do simple weaving of ribbons and get to bring home some decorative items.

10 August, 11.00 am – 12.30 pm Activity Room, Sengkang Public Library

For Parents Only

Sengkang Public Library welcomes Ms. Cecilia Eow, Programme Facilitator of ‘The Parenting Club’, to share with you life–long parenting skills through interactive group discussions and sharing of experiences or play dates. Each session touches on one to two chapters of the audio–book titled, ‘Boundaries with Kids: How Healthy Choices Grow’. This programme is for free admission however registration is still required. Please register at Library eKiosks or website http://golibrary.nlb.gov.sg.

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Story Joy

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17 August, 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm Children’s Playhouse, Tampines Regional Library

Join us at the children's playhouse as students from the OMEP Singapore Student Chapter put on a skit and craft session (splash paint) about understanding children with ADHD! For ages 4-6 years old. This programme is for free admission however registration is required via eKiosks or website http://golibrary.nlb.gov.sg

AUG The High Flyer

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Young Author Club

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17 August, 1.30 pm – 2.30 pm Multipurpose Room, Central Public Library

26 August, 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm Activity Room, Marine Parade Public Library

Just like how seeds need to move away from the shade of the parent plant to grow better, children will recognise the need to move out of their comfort zones for greater growth. In this programme, children will be able to appreciate the wonderful and effective designs of winged seeds. They will also make models of their own winged seed and try them out! This programme is conducted in collaboration with NParks and is recommended for children aged 5-12. This programme is free but registration is required, limited to 30 parentchild pairs.

30 August, 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm Everest Room, Woodlands Regional Library Young Author Club (YAC) is an initiative by Janus Education to nurture the creative literary aspirations of young students. Facilitated by experienced mentors in the writing industry, this free workshop aims to discover and inspire Singapore’s next generation of writers and storytellers. During the monthly get-together sessions, participants can exchange ideas about storylines, plots, characters, themes and more. For registration and more details, please email to books@catherinekhoo.sg or call 6336 8985.

AUG The Plain Nightingale

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- Speech and Drama Workshop Saturday, 31 August, 11.00 am – 12.30 pm Activity Room, Geylang East Public Library

Do you have a pet bird? Or do you know of a bird that sings? Come on board The Mapping Express and get to know a mythical bird, created by world renowned children’s book author, Hans Christian Andersen! You will take part in the storytelling of “The Plain Nightingale”, explore wild animals, and play exciting games. What’s more, you will get to make and bring home your very own nightingale headgear! This programme is open to 30 children aged 3–6. The programme is free however registration is still required. Please register via eKiosks or website http://golibrary.nlb.gov.sg.

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Exhibitions AUG SEP

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Crossing Cultures

27 August – 22 September Bukit Merah Public Library

The Asian Civilisations Museum (ACM) and the Peranakan Museum are delighted to take you on a journey through Asia. For thousands of years, the cultures of Asia have traded, interacted, and exchanged ideas among themselves and with the wider world. Explore art in our interactive installation and learn how cultures connect through highlights of our current special exhibition, Devotion and Desire, which focuses on the artistic results of these contacts.

Details of objects from Devotion and Desire.

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Super

Stor ytastic

Super Storytastic is full of fun. Learn about anything under the sun. Dragons, Robots, Kittens and Whales; Mysteries, Humour and Adventure Tales! Ang Mo Kio Public Library Every 1st, 2nd & 3rd Friday, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm

Bukit Merah Public Library Fridays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm Bukit Panjang Public Fridays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm

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y Central Public Librar Sundays, 12.30 pm – 1.00 pm Cheng San Public Lib rary Every 1st Wednesday, 3.30 pm – 4.00 pm

Choa Chu Kang Public Library Fridays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm

Geylang East Public Library Every 1st & 2nd Sunday, 2.00 pm – 2.30 pm

rary Jurong Regional Lib Sundays, 12.30 – 1.00 pm Jurong West Public Library Tuesdays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm

Marine Parade Public Library Every 1st, 2nd & 3rd Friday, 3.30 pm – 4.00 pm Pasir Ris Public Library Wednesdays, 7.00 pm - 7.30 pm

Hey Kids, join our librarians in this half hour of fun facts and stories. Get to know about awesome authors and brilliant books you can dive into. For children aged 7–10.

Serangoon Public Library Tuesdays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm

Tampines Regional Library Sundays, 12.30 pm – 1.00 pm Toa Payoh Public Library Thursdays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm y Yishun Public Librar Thursdays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm Woodlands Regional Library Fridays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm

Sengkang Public Library Every 1st, 2nd & 3rd Saturday, 12.30 pm – 1.00 pm

Clementi Public Library Mondays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm

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Read Singapore is a nationwide initiative that celebrates the joy of learning and sharing through reading. Presented in Singapore’s four official languages, it offers a wide variety of stories to enjoy – from the age of seven through to senior citizens. The Read! Singapore 2013 collection is available in all public libraries! For 2013, Read! Singapore is presenting Asian Folktales, a special collection of three animal folktales for young readers: How Tiger got his stripes

The Very Hungry Lion

The Carabao-Turtle Race

– retold by Rob Cleveland – A folktale from Vietnam about a wise farmer and a boastful Tiger who covets wisdom. Tiger learns a harsh lesson and earns his stripes.

– retold by Gita Wolf – The story of a hungry but lazy lion that was tricked by other animals while hunting for food.

– retold by Sylvia Mendez Ventura – Carabao does not want to be a coward so he takes up Turtle’s challenge to race over seven hills!

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For Young Readers Specially selected by our 2013 Youth Book Selection Committee Call No: English BAG (J Sing) The Bird Who Was Afraid of Heights By Farah Bagharib-Kaltz; illustrated by Eeshaun (Straits Times Press, Singapore, 2008) Being afraid of heights isn’t such a big deal unless you’re a bird! Meet Eddie, a mynah who lives behind an abandoned old house with Matt the rat, his only friend. When one day Matt is captured, how can Eddie stop his whole world from crashing down?

Call No: English DAH Matilda By Roald Dahl; illustrated by Quentin Blake (Jonathan Cape, London, 1988) Matilda applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security.

Call No: English CLI Help! I’m a Prisoner in the Library By Eth Clifford (Scholastic Inc., New York, 1979) Two girls spend an adventurous night trapped inside the public library during a terrible blizzard. But their troubles are just beginning. Is the library being haunted by banshees? Or is there a logical explanation?

Call No: English S821 PET (J Sing) Farrer Park: Rhyming Verses from a Singapore Childhood By Ann Peters; illustrated by Lydia Yang (Epigram Books, Singapore, 2012) In this charming collection of rhyming verses, Ann Peters tells the stories of her wondrous, carefree childhood in the Farrer Park neighbourhood.

For Teens Specially selected by our 2013 Youth Book Selection Committee Call No: English 741.595957 DRE Monsters, Miracles & Mayonnaise By Drewscape (Epigram Books, Singapore, 2012) What would you do if a tiny monster were to slip out from your sleeve one day? Or if the water in your water bottle suddenly turns into Ribena? And what if you find that you just can’t move, no matter how hard you try?

Call No: English SAC Holes By Louis Sachar (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 1998) Trouble started when Stanley was accused of stealing and sent to Camp Green Lake. Camp Green Lake is not the kind of camp children look forward to during summer. It is a place that once held “the largest lake in Texas,” but today it is only a scorching desert wasteland, dotted with countless holes dug by the boys who live at the camp.

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Recommended

READING Titanic: Disaster at Sea Philip Wilkinson Mankato, Minn.: Capstone Press, 2011 J 910.9163 WIL

How to Hide a Lion Helen Stephens London: Alison Green Books, c2012. JP STE Iris meets a frightened lion and she invites him to her house. She tries hiding the lion in several places -- behind the shower curtain, under the blanket and even up a tree. However, it is difficult to hide a huge lion, and he is eventually discovered by Iris’s mum. Obviously, Iris’s mum does not like having a lion in the house. Thus, he is forced to run away and hide on his own. However, when trouble strikes the town, the lion saves the day and becomes an unexpected local hero! Filled with lovely illustrations, this delightful story about the friendship between a large lion and a small girl is bound to capture the hearts of children. Reviewed by Jaslin Koh

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It was a tragedy. Titanic, the greatest cruise liner ever built, collided with a huge iceberg and sank. This tragedy brought about the deaths of about 1500 passengers. The rescue mission is an interesting and exciting episode that would definitely capture the reader’s attention. Hundreds of years later, this tragedy still lingers in the minds of many. Armed with a huge poster and fold out diagram of the ship that can be found in this book, you might be able to find many hidden secrets that are yet to be revealed. Inside the book, you will also find many other pictures about life as a first class passenger as well as what working in the boiler room is like. Read this book to stretch your imagination! The best moment in the book comes about when I read about the personal accounts of the passengers on board the Titanic. The book is brought to life as you flip through the beautiful illustrations of the different sectors of the boat. The saddest point of the book was when I read about the many families who were killed when the ship sank. I like it when the author was able to include facts that make the event come alive. For example, he would include small excerpts from the passengers themselves. Other books that I would recommend from the author would include “Amazing buildings” and “What the Romans did for us.” This review was contributed by Eshand Jagatheesan, aged 11. Eshand is a Junior Reading Ambassador with the National Library Board. When he is not reading, Eshand enjoys playing basketball, watching football and surfing the net.


The Mysterious Benedict Society Trenton Lee Stewart New York: Little, Brown, 2007 J STE The adventure begins for 11-year old orphan Reynie Muldoon when he answers an advertisement in the newspaper with the words: “ARE YOU A GIFTED CHILD LOOKING FOR SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES?” After passing a series of bizarre tests with his exceptional use of logic, Reynie Muldoon finds himself in the company of three other children who have talents as extraordinary as his: Sticky Washington, who has a photographic memory and remembers everything he reads; Kate Wetherall, who is extremely agile and can do almost any physical feat possible; Constance Contraire, whose talent is apparently being very small and disagreeable. They meet with a kind and intelligent man, known only as Mr Benedict, who explains why he needs their help: Someone has been transmitting subliminal messages through the television and radio signals, and it is causing the people of the world to panic. These messages come from the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened (L.I.V.E.), and the Sender has been making use of children to send them.

Three Pickled Herrings Sally Gardner London: Orion Children's Books, 2013. JS GAR Emily, Buster and Fidget from the fairy detective agency suddenly receive three cases to solve when strange streaks of bad luck occur at Podgy Bottoms High Street. One case involves the unusual death of Sir Walter Cross. All the chaos is actually due to a lost elf, Elvis, who needs to get his magic umbrella back in order to return home safely. Will the three fairy detectives be able to outwit Toff the Terrible and help Elvis? This is a delightful story of friendship with doses of magic and humour as well as an extraordinary fairy godmother. Reviewed by Siti Nadiah

The four children embark on a daring secret mission to go undercover at L.I.V.E and spy on the Institute’s sinister founder, Ledroptha Curtain. However, they run into more obstacles and risk being discovered. Will they succeed in their mission? Or will the evil Curtain triumph? Adventure-seekers will be thrilled by this book filled with dangerous and exciting twists, and will definitely be kept on the edge of their seats. This book is suitable for children aged 10 to 12 years old. Reviewed by Mindy Tan

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Story Times CENTRAL

EASTERN

Bishan Public Library Thursdays, 3.30 pm – 4.00 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Every 1st Saturday, 11.30 am – 12.00 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm (7 – 10 yrs) Every 2nd Friday, 3.30 pm – 4.00 pm (4 – 6 yrs) (CH)

Tampines Regional Library Tuesdays, 4.00 pm – 4.30 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Every 1st Friday, 4.00 pm – 4.30 pm (4 – 10 yrs) (M) Every 2nd Friday, 4.00 pm – 4.30 pm (4 – 10 yrs) (T) Every 1st & 3rd Saturday, 11.30 am – 12.00 pm (4 – 10 yrs) (CH) *Every 2nd & 4th Saturday, 11.30 am – 12.00 pm

Toa Payoh Public Library Saturdays, 11.00 am – 11.30 am (4 – 6 yrs) Central Public Library Every 1st & 3rd Saturday, 12.30 pm – 1.00 pm (CH) Every 2nd & 4th Saturday, 12.30 pm – 1.00 pm (4 – 8 yrs) Cheng San Public Library Every 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Wednesday 3.30 pm – 4.00 pm (4 – 6 yrs) *Every 1st, 3rd & 5th Friday, 3.30 pm – 4.00 pm Every 2nd and 4th Friday, 3.30 pm – 4.00 pm (4–6 yrs) Serangoon Public Library Wednesdays, 3.30 pm – 4.00 pm (4 – 6 yrs) *Every 1st and 2nd Saturday, 11.30 am – 12.00 pm (4 – 8 yrs)

Bedok Public Library Saturdays, 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Saturdays, 2.30 pm – 3.00 pm (4 – 8 yrs) (CH) Geylang East Public Library Wednesdays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Every 3rd & 4th Saturdays, 11.00 am – 11.30 am (4 – 6 yrs) Every 2nd Wednesday, 8.00 pm – 8.30 pm (4 – 10 yrs) (CH) Pasir Ris Public Library Fridays, 7.00 pm – 7.30 pm (4 – 6 yrs) *Every 2nd & 4th Saturday, 11.30 am –12.00 pm Marine Parade Public Library Wednesdays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Every 4th Friday, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm (4 – 10 yrs) (CH) Sengkang Public Library Every Friday, 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Every 1st, 2nd, 3rd Saturday, 12.30 pm – 1.00 pm (7 – 10 yrs) Every 4th Saturday, 12.30 pm – 1.00 pm (4 – 10 yrs) (CH) *Every 1st & 2nd Sunday, 2.30 pm – 3.00 pm (4 – 8 yrs)

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NORTHERN

WESTERN

Ang Mo Kio Public Library Every 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Wednesday, 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Every 4th Wednesday, 4.00 pm – 4.30 pm (4 – 8 yrs) (CH)

Bukit Batok Public Library Tuesdays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Thursdays, 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Every 1st Wednesday, 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm (4 – 8 yrs) (CH) *Every 1st & 3rd Saturday, 11.30 am –12.00 pm

Sembawang Public Library Wednesdays, 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Fridays, 4.30 pm – 5.00 pm (4 – 8 yrs) (CH) *Every 2nd & 4th Saturday, 11.30 am –12.00 pm Woodlands Regional Library Saturdays, 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Every 1st Saturday, 4.00 pm – 4.30 pm (4 – 8 yrs) (CH) Every 2nd Saturday, 4.00 pm – 4.30 pm (4 – 10 yrs) (M) Yishun Public Library Every 1st, 2nd & 3rd Tuesday, 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Every 1st Monday, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm (4 – 10 yrs) (T) Every 4th Tuesday, 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm (4 – 8 yrs) (CH) *Every 1st & 3rd Saturday, 11.30 am – 12.00 pm (4 – 8 yrs)

Bukit Panjang Public Library Every 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Friday, 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Every 1st Friday, 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm (4 – 8 yrs) (CH) * Every 2nd & 3rd Sunday, 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm (4–8 yrs) Clementi Public Library Thursdays, 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm (4 – 6 yrs) *Every 1st & 3rd Saturday, 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm (4–8 yrs) Jurong Regional Library Saturdays, 12.30 pm – 1.00 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Every 1st Saturday, 4.00 pm – 4.30 pm (4 – 10 yrs) (CH) Every 2nd Saturday, 4.00 pm – 4.30 pm (4 – 10 yrs) (M) *Every 1st & 2nd Friday, 4.00 pm – 4.30 pm (4 – 8 yrs) Bukit Merah Public Library Thursdays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Choa Chu Kang Public Library Wednesdays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm (4 – 6 yrs) *Every 2nd & 4th Saturday, 11.30 am – 12.00 pm (4 – 8 yrs)

Legend: CH Chinese | M Malay | T Tamil *conducted by our Friends of the Library.

Jurong West Public Library Saturdays, 3.30 pm – 4.00 pm (4 – 6 yrs) Queenstown Public Library Saturdays, 10.30 am – 11.00 am (4 – 6 yrs) *Wednesdays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm

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Our Locations AMPL

Ang Mo Kio Public Library

4300 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6, S(569842) BEPL

Bedok Public Library

21 Bedok North Street 1, S(469659) BIPL

Bishan Public Library

5 Bishan Place, #01-01, S(579841)

100 Victoria Street, #B1-01, S(188064) CSPL

Cheng San Public Library

90 Hougang Avenue 10, Hougang Mall, #03-11, S(689812) CCKPL

Choa Chu Kang Public Library

BBPL

21 Choa Chu Kang Avenue 4 Lot 1 Shoppers Mall #04-01/02, S(689812)

1 Bukit Batok Central Link West Mall #03-01, S(658713)

library@esplanade

Bukit Batok Public Library

BMPL

Bukit Merah Public Library 3779 Jalan Bukit Merah, S(159462) BPPL

Bukit Panjang Public Library 1 Jelebu Road, Bukit Panjang Plaza, #04-16/17, S(677743) CMPL

Clementi Public Library

3155 Commonwealth Avenue West #05-13/14/15 The Clementi Mall S(129588) CNPL

library@chinatown

Chinatown Point, 133 New Bridge Road #04-12 Chinatown Point S(059413)

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CTPL

Central Public Library

EPPL

8 Raffles Avenue, #03-01, S(039802) GEPL

Geylang East Public Library 50 Geylang East Avenue 1, S(389777) JRL

Jurong Regional Library

21 Jurong East Central 1, S(609732) JWPL

Jurong West Public Library

60 Jurong West Central 3, S(648346) MPPL

Marine Parade Public Library 278 Marine Parade Road, #01-02 Marine Parade Community Building, S(449282)


NL

National Library Building 100 Victoria Street, S(188064)

SRPL

Serangoon Public Library

PRPL

23 Serangoon Central #04-82/83 NEX (Level 4R) S(556083 )

1 Pasir Ris Central St. 3, White Sands, #04-01/06, S(518457)

Tampines Regional Library

Pasir Ris Public Library

QUPL

Queenstown Public Library 53 Margaret Drive, S(149297) SBPL

Sembawang Public Library 30 Sembawang Drive Sun Plaza, #03-01, S(757713) SKPL

Sengkang Public Library

1 Sengkang Square Compass Point, #04-26/27, S(545078)

TRL

31 Tampines Avenue 7, S(529620) TPPL

Toa Payoh Public Library 6 Toa Payoh Central, S(319191) WRL

Woodlands Regional Library

900 South Woodlands Drive, Woodlands Civic Centre, #01-03, S(730900) YIPL

Yishun Public Library

930 Yishun Ave 2, Northpoint Shopping Centre, Level 4, S(769098)

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