11 Mar '11, 10am

[CNA] New Serangoon Public Library opens at the Nex Mall

SINGAPORE: The new Serangoon Public Library located at the Nex Mall, will be the first public library to have a special focus on educational gaming by introducing a Digital Media zone to appeal to the young. According to the National Library Board, the new library has a start up collection of over 150,000 items, including books, magazines and audio-visual materials. It also stocks 70,000 volumes for children, some 80,000 for adults and young people, and over 400 magazine titles. "We recognise that this mall library will attract a large number of transit users, given its strategic location where transport and lifestyle activities meet", said Mrs Yeoh Chee Yan, chairman of the National Library Board. "Our collection is deliberately configured to enhance the "pick and go" experience for users-on-the-move", Mrs Yeoh added. The Library has also partnered with the Singapore Cybe...

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