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


Sembawang Public Library Gallery


Children's Section


Adult Section


New Arrivals


Magazine Area


Facts about Sembawang Public Library


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, 656, 859, 882, 883, 962, 980, 981


Sembawang Public Library
Floor map