library@orchard is a design-focused public library; a learning space for people pursing design interests. Design is for Everyone.

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 : Subject to mall opening hours
Reservation Lockers : Subject to mall opening hours

Crowd Level

Some Crowd

See What’s Happening at the Library

library@orchard Gallery


Magazine Wall


Fiction Collection at Studio Level 3


Book Tree


People Cluster at The Loft


Facts about library@orchard


Our History
    Launched on 23 October 2014, by then Minister for Communications and Information, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, library@orchard is centred on lifestyle, design and the applied arts. Divided into The Studio and The Loft, we offer programmes and design-focused collections. Featuring a collection of about 100,000 titles, designated display areas and three programme zones that can be combined into one, library@orchard is both a community space and a contemplative cavern.

    Interesting Facts

    library@orchard was awarded Design of the Year under the President's Design Award Singapore 2015.
    It was the first double-storey library located within a mall.
    The library was conceptualised under a Design Thinking framework, where the Studio (L3) was designed to encourage co-creation and community learning, and the Loft (L4) for inspiration, reflection and contemplation.  

    What We Offer

    • Design-focused collections in 5 clusters — People, Space, Visual, Product and Lifestyle.
    • Our book trees are integrated book displays which feature books, magazines, AV items and a digital display centred around a theme or latest happenings at the library.
    • Social story   
    • Library Details.

    What would you like to do today?

    How to get there

    Nearest MRT: Somerset
    Buses: 7, 14, 14e, 16, 65, 106, 111, 123, 143, 175, 502, 502a, 587, 590, 598


    1st floor (L3 of the mall)
    2nd floor (L4 of the mall)