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9 Best Libraries in Malaysia [2022]

September 23, 2022 by The Fun Empire Team

Libraries Malaysia

Libraries Malaysia
Libraries Malaysia

In a time when almost everything is available online, libraries are more important than ever. They provide a space for people to gather and learn, and they play an important role in the community. If you're looking for a good library in Malaysia, look no further! We've compiled a list of the 9 Best Libraries in Malaysia. Check it out!

1. The University of Malaya Library

The University of Malaya Library - Libraries Malaysia (Credit: The University of Malaya Library)
The University of Malaya Library - Libraries Malaysia (Credit: The University of Malaya Library)
Key ServicesLibraries Malaysia
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/UMalayaLibrary/
AddressUniversity of Malaya Library, Lembah Pantai 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone+60 3-7956 7800
Emailumlibweb@um.edu.my

The University of Malaya Library is made up of a Central Library that serves as the campus's main library. A network of branch and specialized libraries is also available to accommodate the unique demands of different faculties. The Chief Librarian oversees the library's professional librarians, support employees, and technological personnel.

Key Differentiators:

  • Wide collections
  • Excellent facilities
  • Various services

Customer Testimonial:

"If given the choice and food, I'll be spending my whole life in this building."

Anees

2. Penang Digital Library

Penang Digital Library - Libraries Malaysia (Credit: Penang Digital Library)
Penang Digital Library - Libraries Malaysia (Credit: Penang Digital Library)
Key ServicesLibraries Malaysia
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/PenangDigitalLibrary/
AddressNo. 135 Jalan Masjid Negeri 11600 George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Phone+60 4-295 1527
Emailhelp@penangdigitallibrary.com
Operating HoursDaily 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Penang Digital Library wants to reinvent how we access information, curate knowledge, and provide it to those who need it most, at the right time.

Key Differentiators:

  • Professional and approachable staff
  • Spacious
  • Conducive

Customer Testimonial:

"An awesome place to study."

Dhee Gend D Rhen

3. Pustaka Negeri Sarawak

Pustaka Negeri Sarawak- Libraries Malaysia (Credit: Pustaka Negeri Sarawak)
Pustaka Negeri Sarawak- Libraries Malaysia (Credit: Pustaka Negeri Sarawak)
Key ServicesLibraries Malaysia
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/pustaka.sarawak/
AddressJalan Pustaka 93050 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Phone+60 82-442 000
Emaillibrarian@sarawak.gov.my
Operating HoursMonday-Friday 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The largest reference library in Sarawak is called Pustaka Negeri Sarawak. They expect that by connecting Pustaka Negeri Sarawak to other libraries, archives, and information centers around Malaysia and Sarawak, everyone will have simple access to knowledge and information.

Key Differentiators:

  • Great location
  • Excellent amenities
  • Various deals

Customer Testimonial:

"Good and nice place for study."

Parul Ashwin Ahalawat

4. Pustaka Raja Tun Uda

Pustaka Raja Tun Uda - Libraries Malaysia (Credit: Pustaka Raja Tun Uda)
Pustaka Raja Tun Uda - Libraries Malaysia (Credit: Pustaka Raja Tun Uda)
Key ServicesLibraries Malaysia
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/rajatunudalibrary/
Address40100 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
Phone+60 3-5519 7667
Emailrajatunudalibrary@ppas.gov.my
Operating HoursDaily 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Pustaka Raja Tun Uda was given to the populace as a gift so that they might study and learn more about a variety of topics, enriching their lives in line with the standards and expectations of a progressive and developed state.

Key Differentiators:

  • Great offers
  • Various collections
  • Notable purpose

Customer Testimonial:

"Great big library. So large space with many departments. A worth coming place."

Zamri Mat Jaeh

5. Sabah State Library - Tanjung Aru Branch

Sabah State Library - Tanjung Aru Branch - Libraries Malaysia (Credit: Sabah State Library - Tanjung Aru Branch)
Sabah State Library - Tanjung Aru Branch - Libraries Malaysia (Credit: Sabah State Library - Tanjung Aru Branch)
Key ServicesLibraries Malaysia
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/tanjungarubranchlibrary/
Address1 Jalan Mat Salleh 88100 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Phone+60 88-748 885
Emailtanjungarulibrary2019@gmail.com
Operating HoursDaily 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

On April 1, 2019, the Sabah State Library's Tanjung Aru Branch formally opened its doors to the general public.

Key Differentiators:

  • Great amenities
  • Exquisite experience
  • Various deals

Customer Testimonial:

"Five stars."

Azrul Hisham

6. The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur

The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur - Libraries Malaysia (Credit: The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur)
The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur - Libraries Malaysia (Credit: The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur)
Key ServicesLibraries Malaysia
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/theJapanFoundationKL/
Address18th Floor, Northpoint, Block B, Mid Valley City, No. 1, Medan Syed Putra 59200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone+60 3-2284 6228
Emailinfo@jfkl.org.my
Operating HoursTuesday-Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur is the only organization in Japan devoted to conducting extensive international cultural exchange programs all over the world through fostering cross-cultural communication and conversation.

Key Differentiators:

  • Various programs
  • Great deals
  • Excellent service

Customer Testimonial:

"Five stars."

Mariam Ndiaye

7. UTP Information Resource Centre

UTP Information Resource Centre - Libraries Malaysia (Credit: UTP Information Resource Centre)
UTP Information Resource Centre - Libraries Malaysia (Credit: UTP Information Resource Centre)
Key ServicesLibraries Malaysia
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/IRCUTP
AddressUniversiti Teknologi Petronas, 32610, Bandar Seri Iskandar, Bota, Perak
Phone+60 5-368 8486
Emailirc@utp.edu.my

With a deliberate concentration on the engineering and technological fields, the UTP Information Resource Center offers sufficient and current information sources to meet the growing expectations of the clientele, who has a range of information needs for their studies.

Key Differentiators:

  • Various collections
  • Updated sources
  • Great offers

Customer Testimonial:

"Great place to study and hang out with friends."

Bawadi Abdullah

8. Rumah Attap Library & Collective

Rumah Attap Library & Collective - Libraries Malaysia (Credit: Rumah Attap Library & Collective)
Rumah Attap Library & Collective - Libraries Malaysia (Credit: Rumah Attap Library & Collective)
Key ServicesLibraries Malaysia
Websitehttps://www.facebook.com/rumahattap/
Address84c, Jalan Rotan, Off Jalan Kampung Attap 50460 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Emailrumah.attap@gmail.com
Operating HoursSaturday-Sunday 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Rumah Attap Library & Collective is a place for discussing books and ideas in the fields of social science, literature, and cultural studies.

Key Differentiators:

  • Safe space
  • Great deals
  • Specialized offers

Customer Testimonial:

"Five stars."

Hongjing Ng

9. Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia

Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia - Libraries Malaysia (Credit: Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia)
Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia - Libraries Malaysia (Credit: Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia)
Key ServicesLibraries Malaysia
Websitehttps://pnm.elib.com.my/
Address232 Jalan Tun Razak 50572 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone+60 3-2687 1700
Emailwebmaster@pnm.gov.my
Operating HoursTuesday-Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday Closed

Reading resources are categorized by titles, New York Times bestsellers, adolescent novel motivation, lifestyle, general, and more on Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia.

Key Differentiators:

  • Great deals
  • Various offers
  • Wide collections

Customer Testimonial:

"Staffs very polite and helpful."

Dora Teh

Libraries Malaysia

With everything from updated sources to safe spaces, these libraries have something for everyone. Be sure to check them out the next time you're in the area!

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