Visiting the Library

Opening Hours

Lien Ying Chow Library

Term: 8.30am to 7.00pm

Break / Vacation: 9.00am to 6.00pm

Weekends & Public Holidays: Closed

Note: We occasionally have special opening and closing hours. Check our website notification bar at the top for latest updates.

Access & Entry

We offer a variety of spaces and facilities to learn, create and collaborate throughout 4 levels of the library.

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Who Can Enter

  • NP Students & Staff
  • NIEC@NP CET Students & Lecturers
  • SIT@NP Students & Lecturers
  • Registered NP Library External Members

Learn more about Membership & Privileges.

If you are a visiting or exchange educator and wish to request entry to the Library or loan/access privileges, email us at

Note: NP Library is not open to the public.

Library Entrance

Our entrance is located at Level 2 of Block 1 (Admin Building).



Scan your Digital ID Card in the Library Mobile app to pass through our gantry. 



Library GO Return & Collection Kiosk

Our Library GO return & collection kiosk can be accessed anytime during Campus Opening Hours. 

It is located at the Atrium (Ground Floor of Block 1 Admin Building), just one level below our Library.


Location: Levels 2 – 5, Block 1 (Admin Building)


Wi-Fi Access

The NP Campus' wireless network coverage includes Library premises for NP Students and Staff.

Wireless@SG hotspots are also located at Level 4 and 5 of the Library.

If you require technical assistance, learn more and directly contact NP Computer Centre helpdesk

Library Etiquette

For safety reasons, patrons must bring their student, staff or library membership card when visiting. Proof of identity may be requested.
  • Unattended personal belongings are vulnerable to the risk of theft or tamper. Please refrain from using items to reserve open seats. 
  • The library is not responsible for lost, stolen or unattended belongings.
  • We are unable to accept requests to retrieve personal belongings after service hours.


Food cannot be consumed within the Library. 

Help us to prevent pests, smells and stains so that our library stays clean and enjoyable for all.


  • Drinks in watertight bottles is permitted but patrons must be careful to avoid spills.
  • No liquids in takeaway cups, cans or straw packets are allowed into the Library.

  • Tidy up and dispose of rubbish after using a space or facility. 
  • Speak softly and keep your mobile phones in silent mode. 
  • Complete silence is required in Level 5 (Quiet Study Zone).
  • Do not move, misuse or vandalise furniture or equipment.
  • Indecent and unruly behaviour, smoking and other misconduct or campus violations are prohibited. 

The library reserves the right to:

  • Confiscate prohibited items
  • Request or escort patrons who do not comply with library etiquette out of the library premises
  • Report misconduct to relevant authorities for further investigation or disciplinary action
  • Suspend or withdraw membership or access to the library and its resources
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