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A Librarian’s World – Travel in Early Singapore

Thu Feb 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ever wondered what librarians do? In this series of monthly talks, find out what makes our librarians tick as they share highlights of their work from the collections of the National Library.

Join librarian Jessie Yak as she pieces together Singapore’s past as an early travellers’ hub in the late 19th and early 20th centuries through maps, memoirs, travelogues, guidebooks, postcards, menus, brochures from the National Library’s Rare Materials and Donors’ collections.

When Thursday, 22 February 2018, 7pm – 8pm
Where Level 5, Possibility Room, National Library Building
Admission Free. Please register at the library eKiosks or

About the Librarian
Jessie Yak is a Librarian with the National Library. She is part of the Rare Materials Collection team and her responsibilities include collection development and management, as well as research and reference assistance. Jessie was trained in Chinese language and literature, but is interested in a wide range of subjects.

Images: Courtesy of National Library Board


Thursday, 22 February 2018
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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National Library Building
100 Victoria Street Singapore 188064