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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 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: 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:
Every 1st & 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 07 Jan 2022