Bookshops in Singapore

Bookshops in Singapore

The digital world can never supersede the charm of holding and reading a good book. With some quality book stores strewn across this island, Singapore is a good place to be for the bookworms. From large bookshops to the small, independent ones - we present to you our top picks in our 'Best Bookshops in Singapore' map on Anymap. If you are an Android or iPhone user, download the Anymap app, bookmark this map and browse through your places of interest. You can like the pins, comment and also share it with your friends.

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1. Books Actually
Books Actually Bookshops
BooksActually is an independent bookstore specializing in Fiction and Literature. This includes Poetry, Essays, Literary Journals, alongside obscure, critical works and antique/rare editions. BooksActually also houses the largest collection of Singapore literary publications including some out-of-print titles.
Website: http://booksactually.com/
Timing: Sun-Mon: 10am - 6pm ; Tue-Fri: 10am - 8pm ; Sat: 10am - 9pm




2. Littered with Books
Littered with Books Bookshops
A perfect retreat for the avid readers; Littered with Books offers a quiet respite from the hustle and bustle of life in the CBD district. Providing cozy nooks for browsing amidst an extensive selection of books ranging from literary reads to hobbyist collections that will appease the photographers, cooks and even the kids.
Website: https://www.facebook.com/Littered-with-Books
Timing: Mon-Thu: 12pm - 8pm ; Fri: 12pm - 9pm ; Sat: 11am - 9pm ; Sun: 11am - 8pm




3. Basheer Graphic Books
Basheer Graphic Books Bookshops
This is one for the creative mind. Featuring an array of design books, you’ll find titles related to graphic design, fashion, architecture, typography and much, much more. Whether you’re looking for some artistic inspiration or a book to decorate your coffee table, this store is sure to ignite a spark of creativity.
Website: https://www.facebook.com/BasheerGraphic/
Timing: Mon-Sat: 10am - 8pm ; Sun: 11am - 6.30pm




4. Kinokuniya
Kinokuniya Bookshops
This Japanese bookstore is well known for its excellent curation of books and magazines of all genres. Make a stopover for tea times treats at the cafe whilst lugging a potential buy for browsing.
Website: http://kinokuniya.com.sg/
Timing: Sun-Fri: 10am - 9.30pm ; Sat: 10am - 10pm


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5. POP@Central
Pop Bookshops
A trip to Popular is linked to an endless deluge of memories, from shopping for assessment books during primary school to hunting for stationary just before school term begins. POP@Central is the main branch for this trusted local brand and it boosts a commendable selection of internationally sourced books for your perusal.
Website: https://www.popular.com.sg/
Timing: Mon-Thu: 10am - 7pm ; Fri-Sun: 10am - 9pm




6. Woods in the Books
Woods in the Books Bookshops
Great for the inner child in you. Reminisce childhood years as you browse through stories by local writers, such as the Sherlock Sam and Bobo Cha Cha series. If you're looking for a gift for a friend's kid, you'll be glad to know that the joint also specialises in picture books—they even have The Little Prince and Wizard of Oz in pop-up version!
Website: http://www.woodsinthebooks.sg/
Timing: Tue-Sat: 11am - 8pm ; Sun: 11am - 6pm




7. Gohd Books
Gohd Books Bookshops
Just when you thought you've seen everything... here's a bookshop that sells antiquarian and rare books. Who knew this was a thing in Singapore? Impress your friends by oohing and aahing at books like Da Vinci's Codex Madrid (a super rare book of his inventions), and a book of Lord Byron's poems from the 1800s.
Website: http://www.gohd.com.sg/
Timing: Wed-Mon: 1.30pm - 7pm


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