11 Mar '11, 8am

New library opens in Serangoon

New library opens in Serangoon

SINGAPORE: Residents in the Serangoon area now have a new Serangoon Public Library at the Nex mall to patronise. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Mrs Lim Hwee Hua, MP for Aljunied GRC and Minister in the Prime Minister's Office, said the new library is timely as the Serangoon population has grown to a size of about 125,000. Furthermore, the opening of the stations for the Circle and North East MRT lines at Serangoon has turned the area into a key transport node. Recent developments in Serangoon, including the opening of the Nex mall, the revitalisation of Serangoon North Village and the re-development of myVillage at Serangoon Gardens have also added to the vibrancy of the neighbourhood. Mrs Lim added that libraries also play a key role in cultivating a sense of ownership and community-bonding amongst its stakeholders and residents. Through community-based programmes and ...

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