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Membership

1. Who can be library members and how much does it cost?
Membership is open to all Malaysians, Permanent Residents and Foreigners with valid travel documents.

*Below are the charges for different categories of users:

Age

Categories

Fees

Validity

0 – 12

Juveniles

Free

 

13 – 19

Teens

Free

 

20 – 54

Adults

RM10

2 years

55 & above

Senior Citizens

Free

2 years

OKU

OKU

Free

5 years

Family

F

RM30.00

2 years

VIP card

V

RM30.00

2 years

Non Citizens

NC

RM50.00

1 year

Institutions

I

RM200.00

1 year

Life

L

RM200.00

Lifetime


2. What can I do with my library account?
You are able to logon to your Member Personal Page and view information on your transactions, reserve items and renew due dates. You can check account at this link.

3. Lost Cards
Lost cards can be replaced for RM5.00 at the Library Service Counter. Cards lost due to fire, accident etc can be replaced for free by submitting a police report.


 

Loans

1. How many books can I check out at one time?
New Members (below 2 years) – 2 items
Renewed Members (2 years and above) – 6 items
Members can check out 6 e books from Overdrive and 2 from e-Lib

2. Can I do renewal over the phone or online?
Yes, you can call the service counter to do a one time renewal. For online renewal, please go to this following link.



Services

1. WIFI
Library members can access the library wifi by registering at the counter

2. Discussion Rooms at the HQ
Discussion Rooms can be reserved at the Reference desk. Maximum number of users in a room- 8.

3. How do I search for materials online
You can go to our website and do a search on our webOPAC

4. Can I ask reference questions online?
Yes. You can submit your question to us by filling in the Reference Enquiry Form

5. Can I check out Reference Books?
No. These books are meant for reference and cannot be taken out of the library.

6. Are there any services for Special Needs group?
Yes. We have Braille and Tactile books available for loan.

7. What if the materials I need are not available at the library?
Please see reference librarian for Inter Library Loan service.

8. What other online service are available at the library?

9. Is the library open on Saturdays and Sundays?
Please see opening hours on our website footer.

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Headquarters Opening Hours

Closed on Public Holidays, Except for Library@Suria

088-214828, 231623 Fax: 088-270151
hq.ssl@sabah.gov.my
Jalan Tasik, Off Jalan Maktab Gaya, Locked Bag 2023, 88300 Luyang, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.