About the Library :
Pahang Public Library Corporation (PPAP) has been established under the Pahang Public Library Corporation Enactment 1973 and gazetted in the Government Gazette No. 11 of 1973 on October 4, 1973. In 1972, the Pahang State Government has set up a committee to study the formulation of the Pahang Public Library. The committee came to be known as the Committee of Public Kuantan Khanah Pole. Pahang Public Library started its operation to the public in the old rest house building in Jalan Masjid, Kuantan in 1976.
In 1985, they moved to the old State Legislative Assembly Building in Jalan Peat and was inaugurated on October 28, 1987 by His Royal Highness Sultan of Pahang, Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al Musta'in Billah Ibni late Sultan Abu Bakar Al- Ri'ayatuddin Mu'adzam Shah. Since then, a growing library services to all 11 districts in the State with the establishment of the Regional Library Branch, Mobile Library (group loans) and library.
Up to now, Pahang Public Library Corporation has 1 State Library, 10 District Library, 2 branch libraries, 29 rural libraries State, 33 rural libraries PNM, 1 Unit Bus moving Multimedia e-Reader and 7 units of mobile library which now runs loans groups in rural areas across the State.
Pahang Public Library building has now moved into a new building on Lot 10, Jalan Kamunting, Kuantan. Building 12,000 square meters This is a landmark study of the State grandiose in front of Padang MPK 4, at the entrance to the town of Kuantan, attracts the attention of every citizen of the beholder. Being in this new location, very close to tourist areas of Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, primary and secondary schools, the headquarters of the Kuantan Municipal Council and the residency Series Kamunting.
In addition, the position facing the main road which makes it easy for citizens to use public transport to come to the library. In addition, 152 car parking spaces, 5 bus parking spaces, 36 parking spaces for motorcycles and 2 parking Disabled facilities are also available for users.
Libraries provide services in line with current technological developments, covering all the needs of reading, learning, recreation and ICT. The library will continue to be committed to provide scientific services to the needs of society.
Objective :
Creating a civilized society science, love science and appreciate the information and maintain a positive and progressive development towards self, society, religion and the State.
Opening Hours :
Monday - Thursday :
9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Friday :
9.00 am - 12.00 pm
2.30 pm - 5.00 pm
Saturday, Sunday, Public Holiday :
Contact Us :
Perbadanan Perpustakaan Awam Pahang
Jalan Kemunting
25100 Kuantan
Pahang Darul Makmur.
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