How the Streets Got Their Names | A Librarian's World

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How the Streets Got Their Names | A Librarian's World

This session provides a snapshot of the history, development, and practices of naming streets in Singapore.

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  • 1 hour
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Kay Poh Road, Lorong Pisang Asam, One Tree Hill and Swan Lake Avenue are just some of the unusual street names in Singapore. Drawing on resources from the Library and Archives, this session provides a snapshot of the history, development, and practices of naming streets in Singapore and explores some of the fascinating stories behind them.

About the Speaker

Asrina Tanuri is a Librarian at the National Library, Singapore. She is part of the Statutory Functions and Research team and is involved in content development, reference and research services.

About A Librarian’s World

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.

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