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Ang Mo Kio Community Library (Simplified Chinese: 宏茂桥社区图书馆) is one of the 19 community libraries established by the National Library Board of Singapore. Located along Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6 within walking distance of both Ang Mo Kio and Yio Chu Kang MRT Stations, it serves the residents of the surrounding Ang Mo Kio GRC. As a standalone two-storey building, the library is a prominent landmark in central Ang Mo Kio.

HistoryEdit

Ang Mo Kio Community Library was officially opened on 17 August 1985 by Yeo Toon Chia, then-Member of Parliament for Ang Mo Kio GRC, and was opened to the public on 19 August.[1] The library was closed in March 2002 for upgrading, and was officially reopened on 5 January 2003 by Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister of State for National Development.[2]

LayoutEdit

First floorEdit

  • Children's collection
  • Adult fiction
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Cafe Galilee

Second floorEdit

  • Young people's collection
  • Adult non-fiction
  • Indian Library Services - containing the most comprehensive collection of Tamil print and audiovisual material among Singapore's libraries.
  • Chinese and Malay collections
  • Quiet Reading Room

ReferencesEdit

  1. Heng Wong & Naidu Ratnala Thulaja. Script error
  2. Script error

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