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The library offers a range of facilities available for users, from a space to read, to rooms for discussions, meetings, trainings and exhibitions. Rooms marked with an asterisk are available for courses and/or meetings. To reserve these rooms, please see or contact the Library staff at the Enquiry desk on 2385588 or email library@mindef.gov.bn

Bookings must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

LECTURE ROOM *

This room is situated on the first floor and can be used for courses, briefings or presentations. The room can accommodate up to 40 people. 


SYNDICATE ROOM *

This room is an additional discussion area which is open to all library users. It is located on the first floor next to the Meeting Room and can accommodate 4-6 persons. Users wishing to carry out private discussions may reserve this room through the library staff. 


​MUZAKARAH ROOM *

The library also provides a ‘Muzakarah’ Room situated on the first floor. This room can be used as a private discussion area for senior MINDEF and RBAF members. 


​MEETING ROOM *

The meeting room is situated next to the Lecture Room. This room is available for meetings, conferences, seminars and discussions. It can accommodate around 10 people comfortably and is equipped with a portable projector and a white board. 


​MAIN READING AREA

The main reading area is located on the ground floor of the library. It can accommodate up to 40 people with informal seatings. 

 

LEISURE READING AREA 

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This area is near the main reading area where users can sit at their own leisure. The area provides light reading and browsing of newspapers and magazines and does not require booking. 








PRIVATE STUDY ROOMS

Private study areas are also available to use and do not require booking. These rooms are situated next to the main reading area towards the back of the library. There are five private rooms for individual study. 

 

​STUDY CARRELS

The Study Carrels are located on the First Floor. There are altogether 4 study carrels and also extra informal seating within the same area. 

 

​EXHIBITION ZONE 

 

Located near the Entrance Hall, this area exhibits the latest resources and information found in library. 






E-ZONE

There are 19 internet terminals and 1 MINDEF Kiosk terminal located at the e-Zone. Internet access is free. 

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​RAINBOW ROOM

Next to the e-Zone area is the Rainbow Room where the children books collection is located. The books are available in both English Language and Bahasa Melayu. Age range is between 5 to17 years old. 

 

​PRAYER ROOM 

 

At the end of the first floor corridor is the Prayer Room (bilik ibadat) with ablution (wudhu) facilities available nearby. 




TARINDAK CAFÉ

The Tarindak Café is located outside the library just a few steps away making it easily accessible to everyone who wishes to relax and have some sips of coffee to drink while doing some work in the library. The seating area includes table, chairs and sofas as well as an outside area for those who prefer a more casual atmosphere and fresh air. This bright and open space café is a great choice for breakfast and lunch. It offers a wide variety of simple menu such as fried rice,noodles, sandwiches and toasts along with coffee, tea and juices. 

Opening Hours

​Monday to Thursday
0700H - 1600H

Friday
0700H - 1100H 
1430H - 1600H

Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday
CLOSED

 

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