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Bishan Public Library


5 Bishan Place
Singapore 579841

Opening Hours

Mon - Sun: 10:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Closed at 5.00pm on eves of Christmas,
New Year and Chinese New Year
Closed on Public Holidays
24-hour Bookdrop

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How to get there

Nearest MRT: Bishan
Bus Interchange: Bishan
Buses: 13, 50, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 71, 88, 128, 156, 410W/G

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Bishan Public Library


Bishan Public Library was officially opened on 1 September 2006 by Mr Wong Kan Seng, then Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, and Member of Parliament representing the Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC.

Bishan Public Library aims to serve the general information and recreational needs of the community of families, students and general users through collections such as fiction, recreation, health, family and parenting and business-related topics within an approximate gross floor area of 4,000 square metres spread over five levels.

The library, strategically located near the Bishan MRT Station, serves the residents of Bishan, Marymount and Upper Thomson.

Storytelling Times:
Thursdays, 3.30 pm – 4.00 pm (4 - 6 yrs)
Every 1st Saturday, 11.30 am – 12.00 pm (4–6 yrs)
Every 2nd Friday, 3.30 pm – 4.00 pm (4–6 yrs) (Mandarin)

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Internal View of Pod Alcoves
Internal View of Pod Alcoves
Level 3 Reading Area
Level 3 Reading Area
Young People's Collection
Young People's Collection

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Library Manager

Ms. Joti Omprakash

Hello, I’m Joti and welcome to Bishan Public Library! The library’s collections are spread over five floors, with dedicated spaces for Teens, Children and Adults. The pod alcoves are the most iconic feature in all our reading spaces, where you can unwind with a good read whilst enjoying the scenery. Do join us for our regular storytelling sessions and meet like-minded people at our monthly Artist Trading Card’s Club meet-ups. You’ll be sure to find something to inspire you, so see you soon!


Last Updated On 11 September 2019