Jurong Regional Library
21 Jurong East Central 1
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
Bookdrop : 24-hour
Reservation Locker: 24-hour
Seat Booking in the Study Area:
Visit Seat Booking System
- 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 with 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: Jurong East
Click here to view Basement
Click here to view 1st floor
Click here to view 2nd floor
Click here to view 3rd floor
Click here to view 4th floor
Bus Interchange: Jurong East
Buses: 51, 51A, 78, 78A, 79, 79A, 97, 97E, 143, 143M, 176, 178, 197, 198, 333
Jurong Regional library was officially opened on 4 Jun 2004 by Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Acting Minister for Education. The library was first opened on 1 August 1988 as Jurong East Community Library by Mr Ho Kah Leong, Senior Parliamentary Secretary (Communications & Information) and Member of Parliament for Jurong Constituency. After the completion of its refurbishment in 2004, it was re-opened as Jurong Regional Library
It is the third regional library under the National Library Board network of public libraries. The library, occupying four storeys and a basement, has a total floor space of 12,020 square meters.
- Verging All Teens (V.A.T.)
Jurong Regional Library is the first library in Singapore to offer a dedicated Teens Library service called 'Verging All Teens (V.A.T.)', a library created for teens by teens, to inspire teens. V.A.T. has a distinct collection of various genres of comics and graphic novels. V.A.T. also houses open-mic gigs and performances to showcase young talents to their peers.
- Early Literacy Library
Jurong Regional Library is also the first library in Singapore to house an Early Literacy Library. This library caters to two age groups: under 3 year olds and 4 to 6 year olds. The collection focuses on key areas vital to children’s learning and development. The books and audio-visual materials are available in the four official languages.
- MakeIT at Libraries
Formerly known as PIXEL Labs@NLB, the renamed MakeIT at Libraries is a free-for-public makerspace that offers NLB library members a making and crafting workspace, as well as access to digital making equipment such as 3D printers and microcontrollers. Learn, Tinker and Create at MakeIT! Find out more on MakeIT’s Facebook Group.
- Booking Facilities
Jurong Regional Library has project rooms for public booking. For more details, please refer to the NLB Facilities Booking page here.
Saturdays, 12.30 pm – 1.00 pm (4 - 6 yrs)
Sundays, 12.30 pm – 1.00 pm (7 - 10 yrs)
Every 1st Saturday, 4.00 pm – 4.30 pm (4 - 10 yrs) (Mandarin)
For more info, click on library details