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Membership & Loans Policies

The Library’s Basic Membership is free for all Singaporeans and Permanent Residents.

Loan Policy

This membership will entitled you to the following:

Types of Materials Loan Quota Loan Period Maximal Renewal
Books 10 21 1
Electronic resources
(e.g. e-books, e-magazines, etc.)
2 14 1
Audiovisuals 2 14 1
Magazines/Journals 2 14 1


You may renew your loans before the due date online via your My Library account.For all other materials, only use on premises is allowed.

Fines Policy

Charges will be imposed for your overdue materials, as follows:

Description Books Audiovisuals Magazines/ Journals
Overdue Fines
Per Item Per Day
S$0.20 S$0.50 S$0.50


Lost/Damaged Item(s)

You will be responsible for the loss and/or damage of all items charged out under your account. A replacement cost plus an administrative fee of $10 per item will be payable. The Library does not accept a replacement from the library member.There will be no refund once payment is made, even if the lost item is found later. In the event that the item cannot be replaced, a nominal value will be used as the replacement fee.Please check the library’s web page or enquire at the information counter for more details.

Loan Reminders

Loan reminders will be sent to your email address if you have provided one. However, it is the member’s responsibility to ensure that all items under your account are returned before the due date and that your email address is valid and accessible. The Library does not entertain any complaints about non-receipt of reminders.

Premier Membershp

You may upgrade your Basic Library Membership to the Premier Library Membership to enjoy a higher loan quota.The annual subscription fee for the Premier Library Membership is $40 per year.This membership will entitle you to 10 additional book loans and 3 additional electronic resources and 3 additional audiovisuals. All loan durations remain unchanged.

The Library also has special memberships for associate members, corporations and foreigners. Please enquire with our library staff for more details.


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This page was last updated on 20-June-2014