The Tanglin Club is justly proud of its Library which stocks over 27,000 books (17,000 in the Main Library and 10,000 in the Junior Library). 

 

It has an excellent selection of fiction and non-fiction titles ranging from the latest crime & thrillers, general fiction, romance and contemporary novels to cookery books, history, politics, current affairs and biographies. It also has a good range of travel guides. Approximately 80 new books are added each month.

Borrowing Books

You may borrow books in person from the Main Library or reserve them by telephone or email. Each member may borrow a maximum of two (2) books from the Main Library and four (4) books from the Junior Library for a period of two (2) weeks. You may renew your books a maximum of four (4) times with the exception for travel guides by phone to +65 6622 0494 / 0495 or email library@tanglin-club.org.sg

Borrowing Books Online

To access our Library Catalog, please click here.

Library Assistance

Need help on Library matters? Like renewing a book, or finding out about a book's availability? For convenience, you may email library@tanglin-club.org.sg

Information

Please note that we currently have no facilities available for online bookings and reservations. For reservations of Books, please contact the Librarian, by phone to +65 6622 0494 / 0495 or email library@tanglin-club.org.sg

Operating Hours

Daily: 9.00am to 8.00pm
Public Holidays: 9.00am to 5.00pm

By Laws 21& 24

Junior Library

(a) Hours of Opening: 

(i) Operating hours, as determined by management from time to time, will be posted outside the Junior Library and on the Club's website.
(ii) No one (adults and children) visiting the library may wear footwear and wet bathing suits. If in dry bathing suits, they should wear a shirt or jacket over it. No food, drinks, bags or satchels are allowed in the Library.
(iii) Children may sit and read in the Library during operation hours but they must be quiet and well behaved. 

 

(b) Books in the Children's Library:

(i) Children may join the Junior Library and borrow four (4) books at a time. They may keep them for a maximum of two (2) weeks. At the expiry of this period, a notice shall be sent to parents, and unless the books are returned to the Club within four (4) days, members shall be liable to a fine of 25 cents for each book for every additional day for which the book is retained. A fine will be levied on books that are damaged or lost which will be charged to the parent's Club account. A damaged or lost book shall be paid for by the parent.
(ii) Books may be renewed for a further period or periods subject to the time limit given in the regulations and provided that they are not reserved by any other member.
(iii) Members may reserve books. When a reserved book becomes available, members will be notified by telephone or email and must be claimed within three (3) days of notification.
(iv) Unless members have returned or replaced any book that has been borrowed for 90 days or more, member will not be eligible to borrow any more books.
(v) No smoking is permitted in the library.
(vi) Absence of a reminder is not a valid reason for a waiver of fines. 

 

(c) DVDs in the Junior Library

(i) DVDs may be borrowed by members of the DVD Section and details are posted on the Notice Board in the library by the DVD Section Sub-Committee. 

Main Library

(a) Hours of Opening:

(i) Operating Hours, as determined by management from time to time, will be posted outside the Main Library and on the Club's website. Closed on Public Holidays.
(ii) Members shall be entitled to take out two (2) books at at time.
(iii) Members shall be responsible for borrowed books.
(iv) Books shall not be retained for more than fourteen (14) days. At the expiry of this period a notice shall be sent to members, and unless the book or books are returned to the Club within four (4) days, members shall be liable to a fine of 25 cents for each book for every additional day for which the book is retained.
(v) A Member who fails to return a book or books within one month or loses or seriously damages a book or books shall be liable for the cost of replacement plus administrative charges if appropriate, or $60.00 per book if the book is no longer available.
(vi) Members shall return books to the Club and must not lend them to other members or non-members.
(vii) Books may be renewed for a further period or periods subject to the time limit given in the regulations and provided that they are not reserved by any other member.
(viii) Members may reserve books. When a reserved book becomes available, members will be notified by telephone or email and must be claimed within three (3) days of notification.
(ix) Unless a member has returned or replaced any book that has been borrowed for 90 days or more, member will not be eligible to borrow any more books.
(x) No smoking is permitted in the library.
(xi) Absence of a reminder is not a valid reason for a waiver of fines. 

 

(b) DVDs in the Main Library

(i) DVDs may be borrowed by members of the DVD Section and the details are posted  on the Notice Board in the Library by the DVD Section Sub-Committee.