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Newspaper Reading Corners at Polytechnic libraries

Getting your daily dose of news is even easier than before with the commencement of the Newspaper Reading Corners on 1 November! The Newspaper Reading Corner is an initiative by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) Foundation to encourage Singapore youths to keep abreast of current and social affairs, heighten their awareness of local & world affairs, and …

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Philosophy of RP Library: Architecture & Design

Republic Polytechnic’s 20-hectare Woodlands campus has facilities to allow it to cater to students as well as residents of the community. Designed jointly by award-winning Japanese architect, Fumihiko Maki and DP Architects, the Republic Polytechnic is conceived as a campus with a central nucleus of main educational programmes serviced by 5 satellites of ancillary programmes. …

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Arts community at NLB for woodcut prints show

An important slice of Singapore’s art history was celebrated last month, when the National Library on Victoria Street held a two-week exhibit of woodcut prints from the 1960s. “Imprints of the Past: Remembering the 1966 Woodcut Show” commemorates Singapore’s first woodcut print exhibition, held at the old National Library on Stamford Road 40 years ago. …

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New Media Viewing Experience at SP

The typical student usually considers the library as a hangout either around periods when examinations are looming or project deadlines are drawing near. Here at Singapore Polytechnic (SP), not only are there the latest captivating books and multimedia materials added to the library’s collection, the students now have an additional reason to frequent the SP Library! …

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