#BUYSINGLIT 2019

#BUYSINGLIT 2019

Spread the love of SingLit! #BuySingLit grows bigger in 2019, spreading across two weekends in March (8 – 10 and 15 – 17 March).

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OPEN: Singapore Young Writers Lab

Open: singapore young writers lab

Explore and develop your craft and love for writing at OPEN: Singapore Young Writers Lab, a developmental platform for writers between 13 to 25 years old. OPEN is a revamp of the All In! Young Writers Festival.

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Talk: Reading to children as an avenue to cultivate inclusive values

Reading to children as an avenue to cultivate inclusive values

Come join us for this talk by Fernando M. Reimers, a renowned educator and author of The Adventures of Filomena series!

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March Workshop: Spinning Tales with Paper

March Workshop: Spinning Tales with Paper

Engage 4 - 8 years old through stories with paper folds!

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We Are Hiring!

We Are Hiring!

We are now looking for a Marketing Manager and Programmes Executive to join our team.

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THE FIRST 50 YEARS OF THE NBDCS

VIEW THE FIRST 50 YEARS OF THE NBDCS ONLINE!

 

The First 50 Years of the NBDCS

SLP 2018 COMMEMORATIVE BOOK

View the Singapore Literature Prize 2018 Commemorative Book online! 

 

Commemorative Book  SLP Highlights Video

Training Room For Hire

Training Room For Hire

To book our Training Room, please download the Training Room Booking Form and email the completed form to [email protected].

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The Book Council Bulletin

The Book Council Bulletin

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[Calendar]Upcoming Events
Reading to Children as an Avenue to Cultivate Inclusive Values
Programmes by Singapore Book Council
Mar 27 (Wed), 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Join us for this special talk by Fernando M. Reimers, renowned educator and author of the children’s book series, The Adventures of Filomena. Prof Reimers will highlight the importance of conversations across generations to cultivate values, and to foster children’s ethical development.  This talk will be of interest to parents, grandparents, teachers, school leaders and others interested in fostering developmentally constructive relationships among children and families. This session will be moderated by Dr Myra Garces-Bacsal.

Spinning Tales with Paper
Training by SBC Academy
Mar 30 (Sat), 9:30am – 12:30pm

Engage 4 - 8 years old through stories with paper folds!

《诗心牵影》 新书发布及展览会开幕 Poetic Hearts, Lingering Shadows Exhibition
Programmes by SBC
Apr 27 – May 5 , 10:00am – 6:00pm

《诗心牵影》是为庆祝新加坡书籍理事会于2018成立50周年而特别出版, 新书发布会也为配新加坡开埠200周年而举行。与此同时,理事会也将举办一个画作及诗歌的展览,假新加坡华族文化中心从4月27日至5月5日展出。 The special publication of Poetic Hearts, Lingering Shadows marks the 50th anniversary of the Singapore Book Council in 2018, while the book launch is also held in conjunction with the Singapore bicentennial. As part of the book launch, there will be an exhibition of the ink paintings and poetry at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre from April 27 to May 5.

Introduction to Storytelling I
Training by SBC Academy
May 25 (Sat), 9:30am – 5:45pm

Learn the tools and confidence to learn and tell more stories.

Introduction to Storytelling II
Training by SBC Academy
Jun 1 (Sat), 9:30am – 5:45pm

Find out more about the storytelling process and create stories through your own storytelling style

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