MCI's response to PQ on Space Usage in NLB Libraries
Parliament Sitting on 10 January 2024
QUESTION FOR WRITTEN ANSWER
34. Mr Gerald Giam Yean Song: To ask the Minister for Communications and Information what proportion of space in NLB libraries is used for (i) bookshelves (ii) seats without desks (iii) seats with desks (iv) activity areas (v) multimedia stations and (vi) other purposes.
Each NLB library is designed to cater to the demographics of the patrons who visit each library, the unique characteristics of the surrounding area, feedback received, as well as patron surveys and interviews. Hence, the space allocation, which is also affected by the size and layout of each library, differs across the public libraries.