NLB eReads is Singapore’s first e-book portal that allows you to browse and borrow a range of book titles – and all for free! Here are 8 reasons why e-books are our favourite way to read on-the-go:

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1. It has e-books of all genres neatly categorised – Romance, Sci-Fiction, Fantasy - for easy browsing and fuss-free borrowing. You’ll never know, when you may find yourself drawn to the tales of Middle Earth or even learn to strike a pose with the help of a book on Yoga! 
 

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2. Say goodbye to overdue fines as these e-books will be automatically ‘returned’ to NLB once they reach their due date!
 

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3. Audiobooks are also available for those who prefer to read a book with your ears, rather than with your eyes! So just put on your headphones and immerse yourself in the story as it is being read out.
 
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4. You can find books, magazines and newspapers in Singapore’s four official languages – English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil. This sure comes in handy if you’re trying to brush up on your Mother Tongue.
 
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5. Want to get your hands on books that everyone has been raving about? Highly popular books such as Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and The Fault In Our Stars are also available. 
 
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6. If late night reads are your cup of tea, you will be glad to know the e-books are available 24/7 for borrowing!
 
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7. The best thing about NLB eReads – you can read them offline on the OverDrive app! Once you have downloaded your e-books onto your device, read them on the go even without Internet access.
 
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8. Tired of having to lug home your books? With e-books, you could fit an entire library in your pocket and it would feel almost weightless!
 
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**For more on how to access NLB eReads on the Overdrive app, head over here.




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