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Bishan Public Library


5 Bishan Place
Singapore 579841

Opening Hours

Mon - Sun: 11:00 AM - 07:00 PM

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


  • All public libraries will reopen on 1 July 2020 with shorter opening hours from 11.00 am to 7.00 pm. We will be implementing timed entry and limiting each patron’s visit to our public libraries to 30 minutes.
  • Book your 30-minute slot one day in advance before visiting the library:
  • Bookdrop and Reservation Lockers are accessible 24-hours. Bookings are not required for Book Drop and Reservation Pick-up.
  • Check real time crowd capacity before you visit our premises:
  • Patrons who visit our facilities must observe the Ministry of Health’s advisories such as the use of SafeEntry for check in and check out, compulsory wearing of mask, temperature taking, and safe distancing measures.
Contact Info


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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)

For more info, click on library details

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

Library Manager

Ms. Joanna Zhang

A building not to be missed, Bishan Public Library’s glass nodes pop out in friendly greeting as you approach. Have your pick from our collections, which spans over five storeys, and enjoy the vibrancy of our learning spaces. New to the library? Don’t fret – approach our friendly staff for a chat.


Last Updated On 30 Apr 2020