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  • Safe distancing measures at National Library Building

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Tan, Berny
    Contributed by Berny Tan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a view of the safe distancing floor markers at the plaza leading to the building entrance. Temperature scanners and temporary barriers have been erected with a few security officers stationed at the...
  • 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....
  • 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.
  • Writer in residence : profile

    Personalities · Arts · Events · Edwin Thumboo Collection
    This is a photograph of a writer giving a talk at the old National Library in Singapore. Edwin Thumboo is standing in the background. This photograph is part of the collection donated by Edwin Thumboo to NLB. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Library, 1970s : general view

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of the National Library building at Stamford Road. The iconic red-brick building was a major landmark in Singapore's civic and cultural district. The library was closed on 31 March 2004 and eventually torn down in 2005 to make way for the construction of the...
  • National Library Bukit Merah Branch : exterior

    Streets and Places · Singapore. National Library Board
    This photograph shows the façade of National Library Bukit Merah Branch, with its white exterior walls. Blocks of residential flats can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Library Board logo : general view

    Streets and Places · Singapore. National Library Board
    This photograph shows a view of the National Library Board logo, on the exposed brick wall of the library building at Stamford Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Central Community Library at Stamford Road : interior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Singapore. National Library Board
    This 2003 photograph shows a brightly-lit interior view of the Central Community Library at Stamford Road, with carpeted flooring, and with multimedia stations to the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • National Library building at Stamford Road : exterior

    Streets and Places · Singapore. National Library Board
    This photograph shows a view of the library building at Stamford Road with its distinctive red brick walls. Stamford Road can be seen in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.