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Sembawang Public Library


30 Sembawang Drive
#05-01 Sun Plaza
Singapore 757713

Opening Hours

Mon - Sun: 11:00 AM - 09:00 PM

Closed at 5.00pm on eves of Christmas,
New Year and Chinese New Year
Closed on Public Holidays
Bookdrop hours: 10.00am - 10.00pm


  • Patrons who visit our facilities must observe the Ministry of Health’s advisories such as the check in and check out with Trace Together, compulsory wearing of mask, 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.
  • Please check NLB's GoLibrary for updates on our programmes.

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: Sembawang
Bus Interchange: Sembawang
Buses: 117, 167, 565, 734, 858, 859, 882, 883, 962, 980, 981

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Sembawang Public Library


Sembawang Public Library was officially opened on 11 August 2000 by Mr. K Shanmugam, then Member of Parliament for Sembawang GRC. The library relocated to Level 5, Sun Plaza Shopping Centre, and was reopened on 5 November 2014 by Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Health & Ministry of Transport.

The library is situated within Sun Plaza Shopping Centre and occupies the entire fifth storey with a floor area of 1,607 square metres. It serves residents in the North West areas of Lim Chu Kang, Mandai, Sembawang, Simpang, Sungei Kadut, Woodlands and Yishun, and has a wide-ranging collection size of 150,000 for users of all age groups.

Storytelling Times:
Wednesday, 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm
Every 2nd & 4th Saturday, 11.30 am – 12.00 pm (4 - 8 yrs)

For more info, click on library details

Children's Section
Children's Section
Container-inspired Seating
Container-inspired Seating
Magazine Area
Magazine Area

Library Manager

Ms. Lau Lai Meng

Welcome to Sembawang Public Library! I’m Lai Meng, manager of the library. We’re a modern nautical and maritime-themed library for everyone! The library located in Sun Plaza features an image of the Sembawang jetty and other archival images of old Sembawang. Our children’s area incorporates container-shaped spaces inspired by the shipyard legacy of Sembawang, providing a fun area for children to read and learn!


Last Updated On 13 Oct 2021