Bishan Public Library was officially opened on I September 2006 by Mr Wong Kan Seng, then-Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, and Member of Parliament representing the Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC. The library serves residents of Bishan, Marymount, and Upper Thomson.The Library occupies five floors and has a total surface area of 4,000 square metres.
In 2007, we were awarded the President's Design Award and Design of The Year Award - Singapore's highest design honour - for the avant-garde architecture of our building.
We were awarded the International Architecture Award in 2009.Our library resembles a tree house with 16 distinctive coloured pods which protrude from the side of the building. These pods act as spaces for quiet reflection.
What We Offer
Our readers enjoy the individual pods to enjoy reading or as spaces for self-reflection
Our Learning IT for Seniors Club (L.I.T.S.) is popular among our patrons