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LABUAN PUBLIC LIBRARY MOVED TO THE NEW LOCATION
Labuan Public Library is the only library that served to Labuan's community since 1960s. This library has relocated a few times since its establishment. Started at Padang Bandaran (Dataran Labuan) to the Bangunan USIA (Hotel Sara) then to the old Bangunan Pejabat JKR at Kg. Gersik. In year 2000, Labuan Public Library has moved to the new location next to Wisma Perbadanan Labuan.


On 1st September 2010, Labuan Public Library has moved again to the new location at Bangunan Menara Perbadanan Labuan, Jalan OKK Awang Besar, exactly in the middle of Labuan City with more comfortable, more systematic with a nice decoration. The library has been closed in July 2010 in order for its moving works.

This new library has 3 floors. First floor is for reading corner and children activities room that can cater more than 50 person at one time. Second floor is for adult reading section which consist of reference books, magazines and newspaper that can cater about 70 adults with one discussion room. Third level is for Multimedia Section that consist of 20 personal computers,  audio-visual room and also prayer room that can convert into small discussion room. Administration and librarian office also located at this floor. (Third level still in under renovation progress and estimated to finish on December 2016)

With this strategic location, all Labuan's citizen is very much appreciate to do a visit and make fully utilize of this library. With the available reading materials around 80 thousands, it is a must visit place. The active library's membership currently is 7,125 members. With a slogan ‘Bangsa Membaca, Bangsa Berjaya' it is for sure Public Library Labuan will continue to provide the best services towards its members and visitors.

 

OPERATING HOURS FOR LABUAN PUBLIC LIBRARY COUNTER

 

Monday

CLOSED

Tuesday-Thursday

8.30 am to 5.00 pm

Friday

8.30 am to 11.30 am

2.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Saturday & Sunday

8.30 am to 2.00 pm

 

Public Library Closed, Closed on Public Holidays and Mondays

 

MEMBERSHIP

Children

  • Aged 12 years and below.
  • One (1) Copy of Birth Certificate.
  • Membership Fee is RM2.00.

 

Adults

  • Aged 19 years and above.
  • One (1) Copy of Passport-Sized Photograph.
  • One (1) Copy of Identity Card.
  • Membership Fee is RM6.00

Membership Fee is Valid for Two Years Only

Youths

  • Aged 13 – 18 years
  • One (1) Copy of Passport-Sized Photograph
  • One (1) Copy of Identity Card
  • Membership Fee is RM4.00.

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE

To provide the following services:-

  • Consultation Service to parties that require advice related to Libraries or Resource Centres. This service is open to all.
  • Visit from external parties to the Public Library. Visitors are required to inform in writing two weeks before the proposed visit date stating the purpose of the visit.

2) Special Courses, Campaigns and Programmes conducted by the Public Library will be made known to the public through the mass media such as Radio Malaysia Labuan (RML) or by posters and banners.

 

BOOKS LOAN

Members

  • Each member is allowed to loan three books at a time for a period of 3 weeks.
  • Books that are returned late will be fined 10 cents per day.
  • Members will be charged the price of the books for books damaged/lost while in members' custody.
  • Reference books are not allowed to be taken out of the reading room or to be loaned.

Clustered

  • The purpose of this rental is for book rental with quantity between 10 books and not more than 50 books.
  • This service is offered to Kindergarten, Primary /Secondary School, Government Agency and Private
  • Renter is required to fill up the form provided. This form can be obtained at Revenue Division, Level 1, and Public Library Labuan Corporation.
  • Individual Rental is not allowed.
  • Rules and terms is the same process as Member Loan.