Sembawang Public Library    


The nautical and maritime heritage of the Sembawang area inspires the design of the Sembawang Public Library with container-shaped spaces and reading decks.

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

Not Crowded

See What’s Happening at the Library

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Workshop

Jiggle, Read & Rhyme | Early READ

16 August 2022
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Workshop

Jiggle, Read & Rhyme | Early READ

16 August 2022
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Storytelling

Storytelling with the Singapore Police Force (10 years old and below)

27 August 2022
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Workshop

Jiggle, Read & Rhyme | Early READ

13 September 2022
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Storytelling

Storytelling with the Singapore Police Force (10 years old and below)

24 September 2022

Sembawang Public Library Gallery


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Children's Section

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Adult Section

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New Arrivals

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Magazine Area

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Facts about Sembawang Public Library



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Our History

Sembawang Public Library was officially opened on 11 August 2000 by Mr K Shanmugam, then-Member of Parliament for Sembawang GRC. The library relocated to Level 5, Sun Plaza Shopping Centre, and was reopened on 5 November 2014 by Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, then-Parliamentary Secretary at the Ministry of Health & Ministry of Transport.

Interesting Facts

Visitors can see an image of the Sembawang jetty and other archival images of old Sembawang in the library.
Our children’s area incorporates container-shaped spaces inspired by the shipyard legacy of Sembawang, providing a fun area for children to read and learn.


What We Offer

  • Reading Decks where parents and children can sit side-by-side to enjoy books together.
  • Children’s Interactive Digital Storytelling Kiosks allow children to access the TumbleBook Library and enjoy interactive stories.
  • Social story 
  • Library details



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How to get there

Nearest MRT: Sembawang
Bus Interchange: Sembawang
Buses: 117, 167, 565, 734, 858, 859, 882, 883, 962, 980, 981

Facilities


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Sembawang Public Library
Floor map