Bedok Public Library

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Bedok Public Library (Simplified Chinese: 勿洛社区图书馆) is a public library under the National Library Board network situated at 21 Bedok North Street 1, Singapore. It was officially opened on 28 September 1985 by Professor S Jayakumar, then Minister of Foreign Affairs as well as second Minister for Law, currently Senior Minister. With an area of 5,088 square metres, the library serves residents in the South East areas of Singapore, like Bedok North, Bedok Reservoir, Bedok South, Frankel, Kaki Bukit and Kembangan.[1]

The library comprises three stories. The lowest floor houses English-language fiction books, books for young adults, for-loan magazines and periodicals, a newspaper reading corner, audiobooks, CD-ROMs and DVDs for loan, and a Cafe Galilee outlet. A one-stop service, Discover Health@BECL, introduces the various aspects of health and fitness through exhibitions.[1]

The second story has a separate Malay Library Services which has the largest and most comprehensive collection of print and non-print materials in Malay within the network of NLB libraries. It also has computer systems for internet surfing, English non-fiction books, as well as Chinese and Tamil books.[1]

The third story is for children under the age of 12.

The library is a short 5-minute walk from the Bedok Interchange and 7- to 8-minute walk from the Bedok MRT Station.

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