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Beacon Current Affairs 2018

Hi all. It’s good to be back. 😊


Meet the author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Jeff Kinney

Are you a big fan of the series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid?

Have you ever thought of meeting the series’ author, Jeff Kinney?


Well here’s some good news because Jeff Kinney will be in Singapore from 18th to 20th October for The Getaway World Tour!

We have found two ways for you to meet him but registration is required. Check out the details below!

Method #1


Catch author Jeff Kinney live in action as he draws and shares his cheery stories about the lovable Wimpy Kid.
Goodie bags, book signing, games and lots of fun for everyone.
Questions for Jeff? Provide them in the comments below, and come hear his answers for you

The Getaway World Tour
Meet Jeff Kinney
Author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid
18 Oct 2017, Wed, 11am
Our Tampines Hub

Sign up for free but seats are limited, so hurry!

Method #2


RSVP now at to catch Jeff Kinney, the author of the ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ series @ POPULAR Brash Basah Complex on 18 October, 4pm and have all your books autographed by him.

This event is open to all, participants who have pre-ordered the ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway’ will get priority entry!

All participants will also receive a $5 POPULAR voucher!

T&Cs apply.

Have fun!


Sure-Win Lucky Draw

We’re having our next Sure-Win Lucky Draw tomorrow, 1st August!


From 1st to 3rd August (Tuesday to Thursday), every student that borrows a book from the school library will receive a prize in our lucky draw. However, only one chance is given to each student a day.

So what are you waiting for? Be sure to borrow a book tomorrow!


National Reading Day 2017

Here are some of our dedicated readers who went to one of the public libraries to borrow a book, in conjunction with National Reading Day 2017 and the National Reading Movement!

(Read the post about the National Reading Movement.)

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
― Dr. SeussI Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

May you always find joy in reading.

Happy Reading, Beacons!


National Reading Movement & National Reading Day

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The more you read, the more you discover. Share a read #whatareyoureadingsg

If you are frequent visitor to the National Library, you would know that the National Reading Movement is ongoing with many activities to take part in, and many prizes to be won.

To find more on how you can be a part of it, visit the National Reading Movement official website at

National Reading Day

29th July is National Reading Day! If you are able to take a photo of yourself reading at the National Library, email the photo to me at with your name and class by Friday, 29th July, 11:59pm, and we will have something special for you!

Happy Reading, Beacons!