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Jurong Regional Library

Address

21 Jurong East Central 1
Singapore 609732

Opening Hours

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
24-hour Bookdrop
Reservation Locker: 24-hour

IMPORTANT NOTICE

  • 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.

For wheelchair accessible routes to this library, please see:

Wheelchair Accessible Route (MRT)

Contact Info

Email: enquiry@nlb.gov.sg

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How to get there

Nearest MRT: Jurong East
Bus Interchange: Jurong East
Buses: 51, 51A, 78, 78A, 79, 79A, 97, 97E, 143, 143M, 176, 178, 197, 198, 333

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Jurong Regional Library

Description

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.

Unique Features

 

  • 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.

 

Storytelling Times
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

Children's Section
Children's Section
Singapore Collection
Singapore Collection
V.A.T.
V.A.T.

Library Manager

Ms. Lee Yee Fuang

Spanning four floors and a basement, Jurong Regional Library offers plenty of space to curl up with a book. It is the first library to offer dedicated spaces for the very young ones – the Early Literacy Library (basement) – and the Verging All Teens (Level 4) where teens have over 1,200 sqm of space to call their own. Looking for 3D printing or hands-on projects? Visit MakeIT (Level 2) and experiment with different tools, equipment hardware kits to learn, tinker and create!





 

Last Updated On 01 Oct 2020