Toa Payoh Public Library
6 Toa Payoh Central
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
Reservation Locker: 24-hour
- 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.
- For your safety, we have implemented dwell time limits at our public libraries. Click here for information and to book your visit in advance.
- We are gradually resuming storytelling sessions at the libraries wih safe management measures in place. Please view our Eventbrite page for the full schedule of our storytelling sessions at the libraries.
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How to get there
Nearest MRT: Toa Payoh
Click here to view 1st floor
Click here to view 2nd floor
Click here to view 3rd floor
Bus Interchange: Toa Payoh Central
Buses: 56, 105, 153, 232 via Toa Payoh Central
Toa Payoh Public Library (TPPL) was officially inaugurated on 7 February 1974 by then Minister for Culture, Mr Jek Yeun Thong. It was the second public library to be opened during the rapid expansion of the public library network in the 1970s. In 1998, the library underwent a major renovation and was reopened on 10 May 1999 by then Minister for Home Affairs and Member of Parliament for the Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC, Mr Wong Kan Seng. The three-storey high library building covers a floor area of 4,125 square metres.The library is located in the heart of Toa Payoh Central, serving the residents of Toa Payoh and Novena. In 2015, Toa Payoh Public Library revamped its Newspapers & Magazines Lounge, Programme Zone, Teen Zone and Activity Zone.
Thursdays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm (7 - 10 yrs)
Saturdays, 11.00 am – 11.30 am (4 - 6 yrs)
Every 1st Saturday
12.00 pm – 12.30 pm (4 - 6 yrs) (Mandarin)
For more info, click on library details
Early Literacy Section
Newspapers & Magazine Lounge