Kids, parents, and seniors can all look forward to more digital resources from the National Library Board (NLB) during the extended COVID-19 Circuit Breaker period, including the school holidays. More popular books have been uploaded for kids and also enhanced home-based learning materials specially curated by our senior librarians. Moms and Dads will also be able to read about the world at their fingertips, with free access to eight local newspapers and exciting new foreign current affairs magazines.
School Holiday Activities
1. ‘Kids! Skip the Line!’ collection of books, which are specially selected copies of titles set aside for immediate borrowing.
2. Resources for Home-based Learning like ‘The News Gallery’, ‘Ace Your Project Work’
3. Digital storytelling sessions, common topics for conversations, tips for parents as well as DIY activities for kids to get curious, learn, and tinker together. Teens can also explore bite-sized DIY and S.T.E.A.M. activities, tips for well-being, fun challenges, and suggested reads. Visit www.nlb.gov.sg/discovereads for more information.
SPH eNewspapers Online
Keep up with the news while staying safe at home during this circuit breaker period. You can now access 8 newspapers published by Singapore Press Holding on go.gov.sg/nlb-enews. Patrons can now log in with their myLibrary IDs to access current issues, and past issues going as far back as 7 to 13 days.
More eMagazines Added
10 new international magazine titles have been added to the OverDrive collection, bringing the total to 60. The new titles include Allure, Billboard, Bon Appetit, Conde Nast Traveler, Marie Claire, Rolling Stone, The Economist, The Hollywood Reporter, The New Yorker, and Wired. Read them here.
MakeIT Facebook group, part of PIXEL Labs@NLB
This Facebook group page will be updated regularly with news, educational posts, eBook recommendations, and online workshops on digital making. This also includes DIY activities that can be done at home. Visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/MakeIT.sg/ for upcoming programs and to register.
Visit www.nlb.gov.sg/golibrary2/c/30307529 for more events and registration.
More digital resources including book collections, online newspapers, and maker programs are being offered by National Library Board during the Circuit Breaker and School Holidays!
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