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Geylang East Public Library


50 Geylang East Ave 1
Singapore 389777

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: Aljunied
Bus Interchange:
Buses: SBS Transit 80, 134, 155 via Geylang East Central; SBS Transit 40, 62, 63, 80, 100, 158 via Aljunied Road; SBS Transit 2, 13, 21, 26, 40, 51, SMRT 853 (on weekends) via Sims Avenue; SMRT 67 daily via Sims Avenue; NR7 daily via Sims Avenue

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Geylang East Public Library


Geylang East Public Library was officially opened on 26 July 1988 by Mr Wong Kan Seng, Minister for Community Development and Second Minister for Foreign Affairs. The library was closed for upgrading on 18 March 2002 and reopened on 29 April 2002.

Covering an area of 3,817 square metres, the library serves residents in the Eastern areas of Aljunied, Geylang East, Geylang West, Geylang Serai, Jalan Besar, Eunos, Kampong Ubi, Kallang and MacPherson, Lavender, Kaki Bukit and Sims Drive.

Storytelling Times
Wednesdays, 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm (4 - 6 yrs)
Every 2nd Wednesday, 8.00 pm – 8.30 pm (4 - 10 yrs) (Mandarin)

For more info, click on library details

Children's Section
Children's Section
Babies Corner
Babies Corner
Green Reading Space
Green Reading Space

Library Manager

Ms. Chan Sing Ying

Hello and welcome to Geylang East Public Library! Nestled in a quiet neighbourhood, this nature-themed library is the perfect place to relax and read. Apart from books, we have a spread of programmes that cater to the young and young at heart. Join us at our weekly storytelling sessions, and if you are interested to share about writing and reading, you will be delighted to know that we have clubs that meet on a monthly basis. Check in with us on the details and hope to see you soon!


Last Updated On 30 Apr 2020