Q. Why should I join the NLB (National Library Board)?

...and how do I become a member?


The National Library Board (NLB) of Singapore provides hundreds of digital resources free to citizens and library members

PR - Permanent Residents - and people with a FIN (Foreign Identification Number) -- i.e., a green card holder must pay for an annual individual library card in order to get access.

For information about membership visit the NLB membership page

There is a one-time registration fee of $10.50 for both PR and Foreigners as well as an annual foreign membership fee of $42.80.  NB: You need to bring your passport and enough money (e.g., $54) on an EZ-Link card or NETS card. They don’t accept cash.

You can search the NLB catalog for books in any of their 22+ branches

  • Last Updated Oct 18, 2018
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  • Answered By Barbara Reid

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