Bedok Public Library at Heartbeat@Bedok: Built For The Community

Bedok Public Library at Heartbeat@Bedok

Inside the Bedok Public Library at Heartbeat@Bedok, you are immediately greeted by the calms hues of the two-storey library’s nature-inspired décor. Located on the second and third floor of Heartbeat@Bedok, the new library feels modern and inviting, with hints of nature throughout its interior.

The Bedok Public Library was reopened on 28th October 2017, moving to its new location from its previous premises which it had occupied for more than 30 years since 1985.

With Seniors In Mind

The new Bedok Public Library’s collection is divided across two floors.

Lower floor at Bedok LibraryAudio-visual material, newspapers, general non-fiction and Chinese, Malay and Tamil titles are shelved on the Level 2. Adult fiction, teen fiction and the library’s children’s collection are located on Level 3.

Books at Bedok Public Library at Heartbeat@BedokThere are approximately 200,000 books at Bedok Public Library.

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Keyboard with larger alphabetsOn Level 2, the library incorporates various thoughtful features with seniors in mind. These senior-friendly features include a large print book collection and keyboards with larger alphabet keys.

Reading areas with lampsThere are also individual lamps fitted at reading areas that can be used to provide better illumination.

Adults, Teens and Children Sections

Level 3 of Bedok Public Library at Heartbeat@Bedok is connected to Level 2 by an internal staircase. It also has its own entrance that allow library users direct access to Level 3.

Early literacy section, Bedok Public LIbraryAt Level 3, the library has an early literacy section for very young children. Here, the books are shelved with their covers facing forward for easier browsing by little ones.

The main children’s section includes sitting areas to encourage children to settle down with a book and read.

Children's section at Bedok LibraryAppropriately, a larger-than-life watering can stands at Bedok Public Library’s children’s section, symbolising how reading nurtures fertile, young minds.

Reading areas at Bedok Public LibraryAlso at Level 3 are reading and study areas.

Exhibition at Bedok Public LibraryThere is also a small exhibition area close to the Level 3 entrance.

Bedok Library's BookdropBedok Public Library’s bookdrop is located on Level 3.

Heartbeat@Bedok's Children's PlaygroundParents with young children may wish to take note that HeartBeat@Bedok has an outdoor children’s playground located at Level 1, next to the escalators.

Bedok Public Library at Heartbeat@Bedok

Address: 11 Bedok North Street 1, #02-03 & #03-04, Heartbeat@Bedok, Singapore 469662
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun: 10:00 AM – 09:00 PM

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