Read to Win!

Reading is a fulfilling habit to have and the National Reading Challenge is here to encourage it.
Each week, borrow a book and/or eBook to get lucky draw chances to win attractive prizes! The 10-week Challenge starts on 1 July. Register HERE.

Lucky Draw Prizes

First Prize
Pair of Singapore Airlines Economy Class Tickets to Brisbane
2nd & 3rd Prizes
Microsoft Surface Go tablet with type cover and Surface Pen
Next 25 Prizes
$200 Shopping Vouchers

Rules

Eligibility

  • Have a NLB library membership and a myLibrary User ID
  • Be 18 years old and above

Duration

  • 10-week Qualifying Period
  • From 1 Jul 2019 (Monday) to 8 Sep 2019 (Sunday)

How to Win Prizes

Challenge yourself to read every week!
Borrow books or eBooks every week to get lucky draw chances.

Borrow both books and eBooks every week for 10 weeks to get 20 lucky draw chances!

  • #Each week starts on Monday and ends on Sunday
  • ## Lucky draw chances are allocated to participants within 48 hours from the time of borrowing.
  • *”Book” refers to physical library materials including books, magazines, and audio-visual materials.
    “eBook” refers to eBooks and eAudiobooks” borrowed via one of these websites or apps (i) NLB Mobile app; (ii) catalogue.nlb.gov.sg; (iii) nlb.overdrive.com or Overdrive app (NLB Collection only); (iv) libbyapp.com/library/nlb or Libby app by Overdrive (NLB Collection only).

Get started

  1. Be a NLB library member.
    Not a member? Sign up for library membership online with your SingPass.
  2. Get your myLibrary ID.
    Don’t have an ID? Forgot your ID or password? Get your ID online.
  3. Register! Log in to your library account with your myLibrary ID.
    Have the NLB Mobile app? You can register with it too!

Find Out More

Scenarios on how lucky draw chances are allocated

Scenario 1
Amy borrowed 1 physical book on 6 July (Saturday) and another physical book on 7 July (Sunday).
Lucky draw allocation: Amy will receive 1 lucky draw chance for that week, because she can earn a maximum of 1 lucky draw chance each week from physical library items borrowed.
Scenario 2
Ben borrowed 1 physical book on 6 July (Saturday) and another eBook on 7 July (Sunday).Lucky draw allocation: Ben will receive 2 lucky draw chances for that week, one from the physical book borrowed and another from the eBook borrowed.
Scenario 3
Cathy borrowed 10 physical books on 6 July (Saturday) and another 10 eBooks on 7 July (Sunday).Lucky draw allocation: Cathy will receive 2 lucky draw chances for that week, one from the physical books borrowed and another from the eBooks borrowed.

 

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