Woods in the Books
Posted on July 13, 2019 by woodsinthebooks on blog!, blog!, Events

Yong Siak Children’s Street Trail

Collect a RAINBOW of fun at the Yong Siak Children’s Street Trail! Join in activities at each store to get stickers as you go! The annual children-only street event takes place on 21 July 2019, Sunday on Yong Siak Street, Tiong Bahru. 21 JULY 2019Sunday9AM – 5PM Tongue Twister FunSpin the wheel and play our […]

Posted on July 11, 2019 by woodsinthebooks on blog!

Sweet Customer Comments

On days with lots of difficult customers, suddenly getting a sweet compliment can turn the day completely around. Here are some of the sweet words we’ve heard over this fortnight. You’ve got a really comprehensive range for a bookshop. Even specialist bookshops in Australia don’t have this kind of range. Lovely comments from a visiting […]

Posted on July 6, 2019 by woodsinthebooks on blog!, blog!, Events

StoryTime in the Woods | 亲子同乐之《首先有一个苹果》

First there was an apple… What happens next? Listen to the story change as you remake it in a session that focuses on Mandarin oral communication and interaction and then bring a copy of 《首先有一个苹果》home with you! This session supports parent-child language immersion and is friendly to non-Chinese-speaking parents. Woods in the Books believes that […]

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Creative Residency Programme: Artist-Led Imaginative Play

Build, shape, create! Journey through an imaginative world of play that you help to make with Woods in the Books Creative Resident Myra Loke in a blend of story and play based on Laura Carlin’s A World of Your Own. In each parent-child bonding session, kids will learn to germinate their own ideas, hone creative […]

Posted on July 2, 2019 by woodsinthebooks on blog!

Life Under Construction, Part One

If you’ve dropped by our shop in Tiong Bahru over the past few months, you might have heard the cacophony we have been living with nearly day in and day out. Woods in the Books is on the ground floor of an old shophouse and the people upstairs have been renovating.

Drilling, hammering, the electric whine of machines hard at work — these sounds are not uncommon to life in Singapore.

But somehow, the sounds of construction above us have come a little too close for comfort, even for Singapore. Sandbags dragging, chipping and scraping, all sounding like one thin wall away, except that the wall is the ceiling and the ceiling sounds very very thin.