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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
Reservation Locker: 24-hour


  • Patrons who visit our facilities must observe the Ministry of Health’s advisories such as the compulsory wearing of mask.
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For wheelchair accessible routes to this library, please see:

Wheelchair Accessible Route (Bus)

Wheelchair Accessible Route (MRT)

For the Social Story of this library:

Social Story

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. Joyce Lim

Hi, welcome to Bishan Public Library! Situated in the heart of Bishan, the library is a place not to be missed! Our distinctive coloured pods are actually reading nooks you can snuggle in with a book. From Learning I.T for Seniors Club (L.I.T.S) and Play@Library to Storytelling, there are programmes for everyone. We also have a wide-ranging book collection spanning across five floors. So, don’t hesitate and come visit us today!


Last Updated On 24 May 2022