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  • Safe distancing floor markers outside Level 8 lift lobby at National Library Building

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Low, Gladys
    Contributed by Gladys Low, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows safe distancing floor markers at the lift lobby which lead to the library entrance at level 8. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Plaza at National Library Building during circuit breaker period [1]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Tay, Pei Lin
    Contributed by Tay Pei Lin, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a deserted plaza at the National Library Building with the open platform cordoned off with tape during the circuit breaker period. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Restroom at National Library Building during phase 2 of re-opening [2]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Pek, Sara
    "Sinks in a washroom at National Library building were taped off as part of safe distancing measures to control the spread of COVID-19. This photograph was taken on 1 July 2020 during Phase 2."--Contributed by Sara Pek, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph...
  • Restroom at National Library Building during phase 2 of re-opening [1]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Pek, Sara
    "Sinks in a washroom at National Library building were taped off as part of safe distancing measures to control the spread of COVID-19. This photograph was taken on 1 July 2020 during Phase 2."--Contributed by Sara Pek, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph...
  • Plaza at National Library Building during circuit breaker period [2]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Seow, Peck Ngiam
    "The steps were cordoned off to prevent people from sitting."--Contributed by Seow Peck Ngiam, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows the plaza at National Library Building deserted and the open platform cordoned off during the circuit breaker period. Description by Library staff....
  • North Bridge Road during circuit breaker period [2]

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Mok, Matthew
    "This photograph was taken at noon along North Bridge Road opposite the National Library Building on 9 April 2020, the third day of the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker."--Contributed by Matthew Mok, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a deserted North Bridge Road. There...
  • Safe distancing floor markers in National Library Building lift

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Low, Gladys
    Contributed by Gladys Low, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows three safe distancing square floor markers in the lift at the library building. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Close-up view of notices at entrance to National Library Building during phase 1 of re-opening

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Pek, Sara
    Contributed by Sara Pek, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows six notices at the entrance to the building providing COVID-19 advisories and information to visitors during phase 1 re-opening. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Museum - Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph shows the exterior of Raffles Library and Museum, located at Stamford Road. The museum was designed in Neo-Palladian and Renaissance style. It consists of two rectangular parallel blocks, with a dome at the front of the building. Metal gates with stone posts...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [31]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows three library employees involved in the technical services of National Library at work. One gentleman is seated at a table while a lady is standing at another table. Books are found on the tables. Another...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [2]

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It was taken during the UNESCO Meeting of Experts on Book Development Planning in Asia held during the period 17-23 September 1968. This shows part of the audience as well as representatives from various countries in front...
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [6]

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1950s to 1960s photographs (Album 1) collection. It was taken during the Congress of Southeast Asian Librarians (CONSAI) held at the University of Singapore on 14-16 August 1970. This photograph shows a gentleman giving a speech on the stage. Behind him are guests seated...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [12]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a view of the building of the National Library at Stamford Road. The porch and main entrance of the library are on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [10]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a view of the building of the National Library at Stamford Road. The porch and main entrance of the library are on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [17]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows part of the flight of steps leading to the main entrance of the building of the National Library at Stamford Road. Users are seen on the steps. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [15]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows the flight of steps leading to the main entrance of the building of the National Library at Stamford Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [13]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a view of the building of the National Library at Stamford Road. The porch and main entrance of the library are in the centre. Tall trees are seen in the vicinity. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [27]

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the Third International Association of School Librarianship Conference held in Singapore on 27-30 July 1974 . This photograph shows a group of thirteen participants having a discussion. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [14]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a view of the building of the National Library at Stamford Road. The porch and main entrance of the library are on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [16]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows the flight of steps leading to the main entrance of the building of the National Library at Stamford Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [11]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows a view of the building of the National Library at Stamford Road. The porch and main entrance of the library are on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [22]

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the Third International Association of School Librarianship Conference held in Singapore on 27-30 July 1974 . This photograph shows Mrs Hedwig Anuar, Director of National Library, interacting with Dr. Ahmad Mattar, Parliamentary Secretary for Education,...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [25]

    Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the Third International Association of School Librarianship Conference held in Singapore on 27-30 July 1974 . This photograph shows a gentleman giving a speech. Dr. Ahmad Mattar, Parliamentary Secretary for Education, is second from left...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 8) [19]

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Events
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 8) collection. It was taken during the Third International Association of School Librarianship Conference held in Singapore on 27-30 July 1974 . This photograph shows Mrs Hedwig Anuar, Director of National Library, welcoming Dr. Ahmad Mattar, Parliamentary Secretary for Education, with...