LAS Visit to 3M Singapore on 27 July 2018

Dear LAS members,

The Programmes and Social Committee invites you to a guided visit to 3M Singapore.

About 3M Innovation

The talk on the “3M Innovation Story” aims to share 3M’s expertise and experiences in creating and sustaining an innovation culture and ecosystem based on science. It will cover areas such as an overview of 3M, the importance of investing in science and innovation, 3M’s management philosophy and the belief in the power of collaboration.


3M Technical Centre

Explore the world of 3M at the Customer Technical Centre (CTC) and discover the magic of 3M’s science-based technologies. The CTC also features 3M’s solutions in key industries, such as electronics, building and construction, retail and transport engineering, through interactive displays and hands-on demonstration.


Date: 27 July 2018 (Friday)

Time: 2.15pm – 4.30pm


  • 2.15pm – Assemble at Lobby A via Main Entrance
  • 2.30pm to 3pm – Talk on “3M Innovation Story”
  • 3pm to 4pm – 3M Customer Technical Center Tour
  • 4pm to 4:30pm – Visit to 3M Concept Store
  • 4.30pm – Programme Ends


If you are interested in the visit, please register at this link:

Registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis. Maximum number: 30.

Priority is for LAS members. Non-LAS members: $10 per person.


Closing Date: 20 July 2018


3M Address: 10 Ang Mo Kio Street 65, Techpoint #01-01, Singapore 569059

Public Transports:

Nearest MRT: Yio Chu Kang.

Bus Stop (55051) Opp St Electronics [Yio Chu Kang Road]: 70, 70M, 86, 163, 854, 857, 857A

Bus Stop (55059) St Electronics [Yio Chu Kang Road]: 70, 70M, 86, 163, 854, 857


Directions to get to the meeting point, enter Lobby A via main entrance from Ang Mo Kio Street 65. This entrance will also lead you to the carpark. Link:


Car Park Details: Parking lots are available but chargeable at $1.60/half hour and capped at $12/day.


New Professionals Seminar – The Wonder Years

Celebrate August to learn, experience and share your librarianship journey! SMU Libraries and LAS proudly present this 2-day seminar where you can acquire practical skills that are needed for today’s workplace and expand your network with peers.

Who should Attend:

Recent library graduates and early career professionals with no more than 3 years working experience in academic and polytechnic libraries.

Celebrate the wonder and future years of your career!

Register Now
Date: 20 and 21 August 2018

Venue:  Singapore Management University
Li Ka Shing Library,
70 Stamford Road
Singapore 178901

Registration: Free
(Limited to 80 participants)

What you are in for:
Day One
8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration
9:00 am – 12:30 pm Parallel Session Workshops
Option 1: Storytelling through Data Visualisation
Option 2: Design Thinking
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch and New Professionals’ Seminar Poster Photo Session
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm Welcome Remarks
6:00 pm Seminar Dinner
Day Two
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Information Literacy Teaching & Instructional Design Skills Toolkit by Lisa Hinchliffe
Instructional Design and Designing Learning Experiences – Active Learning as Formative Assessment
Instruction scenarios through Stephen Brookfield’s 4 Lenses (self, student, peer, literature) – Modelling Reflective Practice
Working with Faculty and Other Campus Partners
Taking Charge of Your Own Professional Development + Setting Action Goals
Panel Discussion
Check seminar website for details
Questions? Contact
Brought to you by SMU Libraries and LAS


IFLA WLIC – Library Visits and Tours in Singapore

The Council of Chief Librarians (CCL) and the Library Association of Singapore (LAS) welcomes you to the IFLA WLIC 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and extends a neighbourly invitation to you for library visits in Singapore. If you are transiting or stopping over in Singapore and have some free time on either Thursday 23rd or Friday 31st August 2018, then you may want to visit the following libraries for a free guided tour.

Please Note:

  • To Register: Email the individual library’s contact person directly [first come first; first serve basis].
  • Registration Closes Sunday 12th August 2018.

LAS AGM 2018







NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting of Members of the Library Association of Singapore will be held on: –

Date: Saturday, 26 May 2018

Time: 9.30am – 1.30pm

Venue: Lifelong Learning Institute. 11 Eunos Rd 8, Singapore 408601 

All members are cordially invited to attend the meeting.


  1. President’s Address.
  2. To confirm Minutes of the AGM held on 17 May 2017.
  3. To receive and, if approved, pass the Annual Report and Accounts for the year ending 31 December 2017.
  4. To receive the Committee’s Report for 2017/2018.
  5. To transact Any Other Business

To facilitate the AGM agenda for item #3, please find attached to this email, a google link to our Annual Report 2017 and auditor’s report. It also contains the minutes of the last AGM for your review.

AGM will be followed with a Lunch. For those interested, there will also be a tour of the Lifelong Learning Institute’s Library at 1.30pm and 2.00pm.

Please RSVP your attendance by Saturday, 19 May 2018, 6PM via the google form

Thank you

IFLA World Library & Information Congress 2018

IFLA World Library & Information Congress 2018 will be held in Kuala Lumpur from 24 – 30 August 2018.

For more information about the conference, visit