More places to pay tribute to Lee Kuan Yew in 25 public libraries

More places to pay tribute to Lee Kuan Yew in 25 public libraries
A photograph of the late former Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Kuan Yew is seen next to a condolence book for mourner

SINGAPORE - Literature about the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew will be displayed at tribute booths across 25 public libraries - the latest sites to join the growing list of public tribute venues in Singapore.

The National Library Board said that the public can also visit the Singapore Memory Project website and the irememberSG Facebook page to leave their tributes.

A special exhibition on the key milestones of the late elder statesman's public life and his inspiring and thought-provoking quotes will be held at the lobby of the National Library Building for the public from March 25 to April 22.

The Lee Kong Chian Reference Library at the National Library Building will also showcase a special book gallery featuring a curated collection of books, publications and a multimedia display of archival photos, newspaper articles, recordings and transcripts of Mr Lee Kuan Yew's speeches.

The libraries will be open from 10.00am to 9.00pm, except for those located in the shopping malls which will be open from 11.00am to 9.00pm

Besides the tribute booths at the 25 public libraries, there are 20 other condolence sites at the Istana, Parliament House, and 18 community areas around Singapore. 

The 25 public libraries are:

1. Ang Mo Kio Public Library

2. Bedok Public Library

3. Bishan Public Library

4. Bukit Batok Public Library

5. Bukit Merah Public Library

6. Bukit Panjang Public Library

7. Central Public Library

8. Cheng San Public Library

9. Choa Chu Kang Public Library

10. Clementi Public Library

11. Geylang East Public Library

12. Jurong Regional Library

13. Jurong West Public Library

14. library@Chinatown

15. library@Esplanade

16. library@Orchard

17. Marine Parade Public Library

18. Queenstown Public Library

19. Sembawang Public Library

20. Sengkang Public Library

21. Serangoon Public Library

22. Tampines Regional Library

23. Toa Payoh Public Library

24. Woodlands Regional Library

25. Yishun Public Library

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