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Old 03-09-2018, 01:46 PM   #1
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Singapore national library book sale 2018

Hi anyone aware when will be NLB book sale for this year ? Thank you
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Old 09-09-2018, 02:55 PM   #2
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NLB discontinued it many years ago. Now some selected libraries have a book exchange corner where you can leave your books for others to pick up or you pick up other books.

Typically, the books there are super old.
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Old 10-09-2018, 04:47 AM   #3
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NLB discontinued it many years ago. Now some selected libraries have a book exchange corner where you can leave your books for others to pick up or you pick up other books.

Typically, the books there are super old.
was there some official announcement about this? That would be so sad if they're no more...
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Old 10-09-2018, 09:36 AM   #4
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was there some official announcement about this? That would be so sad if they're no more...
None that I know of.
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Old 11-09-2018, 09:10 AM   #5
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Wow - didn’t know about this! Thanks for sharing
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Old 15-09-2018, 09:59 AM   #6
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None that I know of.
thanks. Actually come to think of it, I remember somehow hearing about it somewhere.. but also can't remember where and how now. Tried searching, but all I find is http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/infoped...005-01-20.html, which does not mention discontinuing.. but is also only as up-to-date as 2016 ('The information in this article is valid as at 2016')
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Old 15-09-2018, 11:20 AM   #7
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NLB discontinued it many years ago. Now some selected libraries have a book exchange corner where you can leave your books for others to pick up or you pick up other books.

Typically, the books there are super old.
Quite often when going to the library, will see some ah peks taking a lot of the books away without leaving any in exchange.
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Old 15-09-2018, 12:21 PM   #8
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Quite often when going to the library, will see some ah peks taking a lot of the books away without leaving any in exchange.
I usually leave my books at exchange corner after I finished reading. Better to give them away while they still look new and before the pages turn yellowish.
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Old 16-09-2018, 08:39 PM   #9
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aiyah why waste money buy book.

NLB app can borrow ebook, give it a try guys!
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Old 09-10-2018, 02:22 PM   #10
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Thanks for sharing!
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Lucky this thread got bumped up!!! Thanks!
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