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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

Contact Info


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How to get there

Nearest MRT: Sembawang
Bus Interchange: Sembawang
Buses: 117, 167, 656, 858, 859, 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.

Unique Features

  • Library Guide
    Users who need help can approach roving staff or use the Library Guide station located near the entrance to find out more about Sembawang Public Library, read our frequently asked questions, orientate themselves with a map of the library, or talk to our staff.
  • COLLECT (reservations)
    The reservation pick-up service is now self-serviced at this library. Readers will be able to pick up their reserved titles at the lockers located at the entrance of Sembawang Public Library. These are accessible during mall opening hours.

Storytelling Times:
Wednesday, 3.00 pm – 3.30 pm
Every 2nd & 4th Saturday
11.30 am – 12.00 pm (4 - 8 yrs)
Every 1st Friday
4.30 pm – 5.00 pm (4 - 8 yrs) (Mandarin)

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Babies and Toddlers
Babies and Toddlers
Container-inspired Seating
Container-inspired Seating
Magazine Reading Area
Magazine Reading 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 March 2019

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