SPH newspapers including The Straits Times, Zaobao & more are actually FREE to read via NLB

Keep your kopi money

Did you know you can actually read local newspapers in S’pore for free?

Gone are the days you need to wait for the latest daily edition of your favourite newspaper to arrive at the door in the mornings.

If you are wondering why you still have stacks of printed newspapers lying around in this digital age, perhaps for using them to clean up your pets or as disposable table mats for your next meal, you are not alone.

Read for free via NLB

Turns out Singaporeans can actually read SPH newspapers for free via National Library Board eResources online including:

  • The Straits Times
  • The Business Times
  • Lianhe Zaobao
  • Berita Harian
  • Tamil Murasu and more…

All you need to do is sign in using your myLibrary ID to access the newspapers in digital format.

Haven’t got a myLibrary ID or lost it? You can always sign up for one easily using your Singpass.

There’s more…

Besides reading SPH newspapers, NLB also recommends using PressReader to access local and international papers and magazines on the go.

Here are some of the local magazines you can find on the platform.

Now you know, unless you prefer to get your hands dirty and don’t mind a little less kopi money.

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