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Innovations of tech-knowledge have seen a boom in the rise of information and technology, with a mounting number of platforms which drives content sharing. The Penang’s Digital Library aspires to smarten up the access to information by building tech savvy Malaysians besides creating an atmosphere that will give balance to traditional methods of learning. Here are 3 reasons why you should visit the Penang’s Digital Library today.


24/7 Library Acess

It’s time for Penang’s night owls to say good-bye to the ever crowded 24/7 Mcdonald’s outlet. With Penang’s digital library keeping it’s door open for 24 hours daily, you will now have good space perhaps more conducive environment to study or discuss your assignments.

Upon starting to operate 24 hours daily, this digital library grabs attention of the youths in Penang with no trouble. In keeping with Malay Mail Online, this trendsetting digital library draw between 1,800 and 2,000 users each month. More than 2,000 people have also registered for the library’s mobile app, “Readcasa”.


Take a break at its in house bakery café, Love A Loaf!

  1. What more can make a highly developed digital library special when it comprises of an in house café? Offering neatly lined trays of appetizing baked savoury pastries, sweet buns, signature croissants and sandwiches for takeaway and dine-in, Love A Loaf exists as the neighbourhood bakery to Penang’s Digital Library. Additional to this, the cafe serves early morning toasty breakfast from “croissant-wich” to a quick set lunch. Even super late supper is served at this bakery café! Famous for it’s oven-fresh signature croissants lava series with special flavours i.e. Chocolate Lava, Matcha Green Tea Lava and Salted Egg Golden Lava, this café functions 24 hours a day and 7 days a week together with the Penang’s Digital Library.

No books! Just latest tools, gadgets and features.

As an ideal step towards reengineering how information is curated and consumed, the library does not include any physical books. With the existences of latest tools, gadgets and features, the digital library provide users with structured access to information with 3000 specially made available e-books, e-magazines, reference journals and many more. All the e-reading materials is easy on the visitors’ pockets by allowing free access to the 10 tablets provided for public use. Users who use the mobile app ‘Readcasa’ will have to pay an annual subscription fee of RM60 (for adults) and RM30 (for students).


Address: No. 135, Jalan Masjid Negeri, 11600 George Town, Penang

Contact No: 04 – 370 8687