Bishan Public Library    


Bishan Public Library is well known for its architecture which captures the look and feel of a tree house with distinctive coloured pods.

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.

Bookdrop : 24 hours
Reservation Lockers : 24 hours

Crowd Level

Not Crowded

See What’s Happening at the Library

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Workshop

From Seed to Harvest I (Earth Heroes)

13 August 2022
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Workshop

The World of Plants I (Budding Scientists)

13 August 2022
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Storytelling

Storytime for 4-6 years old @ Bishan Public Library | Early READ

18 August 2022
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LearnX Communities

SMS Knowledge Café | Time of Your Life

25 August 2022
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Workshop

Arise & Farm: From Seed To Harvest

27 August 2022
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Workshop

The World Of Plants (II)

27 August 2022
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LearnX Communities

Learning Day (August 2022)

27 August 2022
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Workshop

Jiggle, Read & Rhyme | Early READ

09 September 2022
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Workshop

From Seed to Harvest I (Earth Heroes)

13 August 2022
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Workshop

The World of Plants I (Budding Scientists)

13 August 2022
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LearnX Communities

Learning Day (August 2022)

27 August 2022

Bishan Public Library Gallery


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Internal View of Pod Alcoves

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Level 3 Reading Area

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Reading Zone

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Teens

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Facts about Bishan Public Library



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Our History

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.

Interesting Facts

  • 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  
  • Storytelling
  • Social story
  • Library Details 



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How to get there

Nearest MRT: Bishan
Bus Interchange: Bishan
Buses: 13, 50, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 71, 88, 128, 156, 410W/G

Facilities


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Bishan Public Library
Basement
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Bishan Public Library
1st floor
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Bishan Public Library
2nd floor
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Bishan Public Library
3rd floor
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Bishan Public Library
4th floor