kidsREAD

kidsREAD is a nationwide English reading programme. CDAC has been collaborating with the National Library Board to conduct the programme at our centres since 2004. It is a volunteer-driven programme which promotes the love of reading and cultivates good reading habits among all young Singaporeans, in particular children from low-income families.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Singaporean Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  • Aged between 5 and 8 years old (2020)
  • Monthly gross household income not exceeding $4,800 or monthly gross per capita income not exceeding $1,400

Programme Venue & Timing

Venue Contact No. Day Activity Time*
CDAC Centres
@ Ang Mo Kio 6456 4541 Saturday 10:30 am – 11:30 am
11:45 am – 12:45 pm
@ Bedok 6241 7994 Saturday 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
@ Bukit Panjang 6456 4411 Saturday 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
@ Jurong 6569 3573 Saturday 10:30 am – 11:30 am
11:45 am – 12:45 pm
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
@ Punggol 6387 5455 Saturday 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
@ Redhill 6475 6567 Sunday 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
@ Sengkang 6312 5329 Saturday 10:15 am – 11:15 am
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
@ Tampines 6783 4649 Saturday 10:15 am – 11:15 am
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
@ Tanjong Katong^^ 6603 5577 Saturday 10:30 am – 11:30 am
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
@ Toa Payoh^ 6258 8339 Saturday 10:30 am – 11:30 am
@ Woodlands 6891 0992 Saturday 1:30 pm  – 2:30 pm
@ Yew Tee 6765 3302 Sunday 10:30 am – 11:30 am
11:45 am – 12:45 pm
Self-Help Groups Centre
Vibrance @ Yishun 6752 7760 Saturday 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
2:45 pm – 3:45 pm
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    1. * Activity time will be allocated by the organiser.
    1. ^ CDAC@ Toa Payoh will be closed between 21 October and 15 December 2019.
    1. ^^ CDAC@ Tanjong Katong (with effect from 2 January 2020)
        1. New Operating Hours:
        1. Mon – Fri: 8:30 am- 9:30 pm
        1. Sat – Sun: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
        1. Contact No.: 6841 4889

Application

To apply, please fill in the registration form for CDAC Centres or registration form for Vibrance @ Yishun and submit it with required documents to CDAC Centres nearest to your home or Vibrance @ Yishun.

Enquiry

Please call the respective CDAC Centre or Vibrance @ Yishun during operating hours or email to .