18 Mar '17, 3am

Revamped Sengkang Public Library opens doors to public

Revamped Sengkang Public Library opens doors to public

SINGAPORE: The newly revamped Sengkang Public Library has opened at Compass One Mall with a larger space and new features such as being the first library to have a dedicated space for those aged between 10 and 14. It was officially opened by Communications and Information Minister Yaacob Ibrahim on Saturday (Mar 18) after being closed for renovations since October 2015. Now spanning two storeys, the library's floor area of 2,141 sqm offers 18 per cent more space than the old facility. It also has more space for visitors to sit with 232 seats available, as well as customised spaces for teens and adults. About 125,000 books, 300 magazine titles and 4,000 audio-visual items are on offer. The Sengkang library's design is inspired by the area's history as a riverside port and fishing village, and takes reference from the shapes and colours of the coast. CUSTOMISED SPACES Based ...

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