National Reading Movement

National Reading Day 2018 Challenge

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Calling all tertiary students!! We want to hear all about your experience with reading and reward you for it! As part of National Reading Day on 28 July 2018, the NLB is organizing a contest specially for students who study in any of these MOE-registered institutes of higher learning. Here’s your chance to get creative […]

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Short Story: Happiness of Pursuit by Ranjani Rao

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As part of Read! Fest 2018, we sought creative writing submissions that interpreted the notion of happiness based on the collections held in the public libraries. Here is “Happiness of Pursuit” by Ranjani Rao. The first time I saw falling snow was also the first time I saw the majestic Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. […]

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Short Story: Mr Meek by Noodly Soup

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As part of Read! Fest 2018, we sought creative writing submissions that interpreted the notion of happiness based on the collections held in the public libraries. Here is “Mr Meek” by Noodly Soup. Part One Mr Meek – that was truly his name. On that bleary-eyed sunny morning in spring, getting out of my closet-sized […]

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Short Story: Rooted by Cecilia Mahendran

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As part of Read! Fest 2018, we sought creative writing submissions that interpreted the notion of happiness based on the collections held in the public libraries. Here is “Rooted” by Cecilia Mahendran.

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Conquer the World: Books For Working Mums

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Between their professional and personal lives, working mothers barely have any time to catch their breath. But it’s actually possible to be a kickass employee and mother. Be inspired by the lives of these real and fictional ladies to motivate you to succeed in both areas! Source: https://gph.is/1A4XlDr   Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes […]

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A Conversation with Gwee Li Sui

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From teaching you the difference between “la” or “lor” and how to use the term “stunned like the vegetable” in Spiaking Singlish, to the very real and thought-provoking lessons about life from Death Wish, it’s not a stretch to say this fervent literature-loving author has contributed a whole lot to Singapore’s literary scene. Sure, you […]

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