Important Notice:

Please adhere to the following guidelines when using the Library:

  • The Library is open to RP staff and students only 

  • RP staff and students can only enter and exit the Library via the South Entrance

  • You are required to check-in and check-out using TraceTogether each time you enter or exit the Library 

  • Face mask must be worn at all times

  • Maintain a distance of at least one metre from one another

  • Please sit at designated seating areas only

  • RP students can enjoy an extended loan period of 3 weeks

  • RP Library items can be returned at Public Libraries. Similarly, items from Public Libraries can also be returned at RP Library

  • Should the permitted maximum capacity of the Library be reached, Library staff has the right to refuse entry to RP users. We seek your kind understanding and cooperation

  • Rooms at Library South, East & North are available for Final Year Project (FYP) discussions, with capacity subject to prevailing Safe Management Measures. Advance booking via Outlook by FYP Supervisor is required. Keys to the rooms can be obtained from the Counter at Library South

  • IT Help Desk can be accessed only via Library West Entrance

  • Print shop services are available only at Library South

Opening Hours

Day School Term  Vacation
Monday to Friday 8:00am to 7:00pm  8:00am to 5:30pm
Saturday, Sunday & Public Holidays Closed  Closed
The library will be opened from 8:00am to 12:30pm on Christmas Eve (24 December) and New Year’s Eve (31 December).

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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