In Light of Covid-19: NLB’s E-Offerings

Working from home these days? Want to find out more about Covid-19? Need a break? Check out these e-resources from the National Library Board Singapore (NLB).

Learning package on pandemics

NLB has released a learning package on pandemics covering topics on virus breakouts, pandemics, vaccination and public health in Singapore. It is an 8-part series that has been rolled out in April over 4 weeks with 2 instalments per week on the NLB Mobile app.

Read them on or access them via the NLB Mobile App, available on the Apple AppStore and Google Play Store.

Learning package on Wellbeing

In the current situation, maintaining our wellbeing is important. Another learning package released by NLB provides some resources on mindfulness, self-meditation, dealing with uncertainties, working from home effectively & new hobbies.

Access it via or the NLB Mobile app.

Stay healthy!

Learning Package: A New Normal

With the new ‘normal’ of #StayHome, how can one navigate through the new ways of working, learning, living and socialising? Found out more in A New Normal, another learning package with 8 instalments released twice weekly in May.

Access it via or the NLB Mobile app.

The National Library Blog

The National Library Singapore launched its blog in March. Check out the series Bibliotherapy, which looks at its collection in a light-hearted way and hopefully bring some optimism during this period. The first instalment is on Art – be inspired by our Singapore artists and musicians in this article.

For more e-resources, pop over to to browse the various databases that NLB subscribes to.

If you have not already heard, NLB libraries will be temporarily closed from 7 April to 1 June 2020. All its on-site services will be temporarily unavailable, including bookdrops and reservation lockers. However, loan expiry dates will be automatically extended until three weeks after it reopens and no overdue fines will be imposed. All its digital services remain available.

To stay up-to-date with news from NLB, visit or its Facebook page.

Last updated: 5 May 2020

Contributed by:
Kong Leng Foong
LAS Publications Committee