Jurong Regional Library

Jurong Regional Library

Library for All Ages!


Jurong Regional Library was officially opened on 4 Jun 2004 by Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Acting Minister for Education. The library was first opened on 1 August 1988 as Jurong East Community Library by Mr Ho Kah Leong, Senior Parliamentary Secretary (Communications & Information) and Member of Parliament for Jurong Constituency. After the completion of its refurbishment in 2004, it was re-opened as Jurong Regional Library 

It is the third regional library and the largest public library under the National Library Board network of public libraries. The library, occupying four storeys and a basement, has a total floor space of 12,020 square meters. 

Unique Features

  • Verging All Teens (V.A.T.) 
    Jurong Regional Library is the first library in Singapore to offer a dedicated Teens Library service called 'Verging All Teens (V.A.T.)', a library created for teens by teens, to inspire teens. V.A.T. has a distinct collection of various genres of comics and graphic novels. V.A.T. also houses open-mic gigs and performances to showcase young talents to their peers.
  • Early Literacy Library 
    Jurong Regional Library is also the first library in Singapore to house an Early Literacy Library. This library caters to two age groups: under 3 year olds and 4 to 6 year olds. The collection focuses on key areas vital to children’s learning and development. The books and audio-visual materials are available in the four official languages.
  • IDA Labs@NLB 
    This is a collaboration between National Library Board and the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore that provides a dedicated space and equipment for on-site tinkering. It hosts programmes that cover both technology and non-technology topics suitable for users of all ages and varying skill levels.

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Opening hours

Mon–Sun 10:00–21:00.





21 Jurong East Central 1, Singapore 609732

How to get there?

  • Nearest MRT: Jurong East
  • Bus Interchange: Jurong East
  • Buses: 41, 49, 51, 52, 66, 78, 79, 97, 97E, 98, 98M, 105, 143, 143M, 160, 183, 197, 333, 334, 335, 506 , 176, 178