Important Notice:

RP Library opening hours:

Day    Time   
Monday to Friday
8am to 5.30pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday

Please note that:

  • Only the South Entrance will be open.

  • Patrons can only borrow and return items, and collect reserved items. No browsing is allowed in the library.

  • Patrons will have to do SafeEntry Check-in / Check-out when entering and leaving the Library.

  • Patrons are limited to 30 minutes per visit and MUST wear mask at all times.

  • All patrons MUST maintain at least a one meter distance from one another.

  • Loan period will be lengthened to 3 weeks + 3 weeks renewal for students, and remain as 4 weeks + 4 weeks renewal for staff.

  • Patrons can return RP Library items at Public Libraries, as well as return NLB items at RP Library.

  • Cafe, discussion rooms and Staff Hot-Desking will be closed.

  • IT-HelpDesk can be accessed only through Library West Entrance.

  • Print Shop operates only from Library South.

More than just books

Broaden your horizons with our extensive collections of books, DVDs and multimedia content at Republic Polytechnic (RP) Library. Conveniently situated right at the heart of Agora, the RP Library features both quiet study and collaborative work spaces, a café and leisure zones to help support your learning needs.

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Smart Learning with eResources

Besides browsing through our physical collection, you can also access more than 100,000 eResources from eBooks and eJournals to reputable research and news databases, such as Frost & Sullivan and Straits Times Interactive and more.


Knowledge at your convenience

With the help of smart features like OneSearch, you can easily discover and reserve new titles and relevant materials across both RP and National Library Board (NLB) catalogues.

Check out our events and workshops

You can also participate in our wide range of events from talks to workshops and programmes that run throughout the year. So drop by Agora and explore the full RP Library experience today!

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Opening Hours

School Term South Entrance / South Information Counter East, North and West Entrances
Monday to Friday 8.00am to 9.00pm 8.00am to 6.00pm
Saturday 9.00am to 6.00pm Closed
Vacation South Entrance / South Information Counter East, North and West Entrances
Monday to Friday 8.30am to 7.00pm 8.30am to 6.00pm
Saturday 8.30am to 1.00pm Closed

The Library is closed on Sundays and Public Holidays (except on Chinese New Year's Eve, when we will be open till 5.00pm).