Sabah State Library
Perpustakaan Negeri Sabah
The headquarters of Sabah State Library
CountryMalaysia
TypePublic library
Established1953 (1953)
LocationKota Kinabalu, Sabah
Service areaStatewide
Coordinates5°57′29.1″N 116°04′42.8″E / 5.958083°N 116.078556°E / 5.958083; 116.078556Coordinates: 5°57′29.1″N 116°04′42.8″E / 5.958083°N 116.078556°E / 5.958083; 116.078556
Websitewww.library.sabah.gov.my
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Sabah State Library (Malay: Perpustakaan Negeri Sabah) is a state department under the State Ministry of Education and Innovation Sabah which managing every of the public library branches in Sabah of Malaysia.[1][2] The headquarters is located in Tasik Road, Off Maktab Gaya Road in Luyang of Kota Kinabalu.

History

The first library of North Borneo was established as a section of the Broadcasting and Information Department in 1953.[3] In 1966 through the newly formed federation of Malaysia, the library was merged with the Sabah Museum to form the Libraries and Museum Department before it was separated in 1972 with the formation of a Library Department under the Ministry of Social Welfare. The department administration was then passed to the State Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports and the name began to be changed into Sabah State Library in 1976. Jurisdiction of the state library returned to the Ministry of Social Services in 1982.[3]

Branches

This is a list of Sabah State Library branches:

References

  1. ^ Miriam Drake (20 May 2003). Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition - Volume 2. CRC Press. p. 1569. ISBN 978-0-8247-2078-0.
  2. ^ Wayne A. Wiegand; Donald G. Jr. Davis (28 January 2015). Encyclopedia of Library History. Routledge. p. 442. ISBN 978-1-135-78750-9.
  3. ^ a b "About Us (History & Chronology)". Sabah State Library. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Other Branch Libraries". Sabah State Library. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Beaufort Branch Library". Sabah State Library. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Keningau Regional Library". Sabah State Library. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  7. ^ "Kuala Penyu Branch Library". Sabah State Library. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  8. ^ "Kudat Branch Library". Sabah State Library. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  9. ^ "Lahad Datu Branch Library". Sabah State Library. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  10. ^ "Nabawan Branch Library". Sabah State Library. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  11. ^ "Papar Branch Library". Sabah State Library. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  12. ^ "Sandakan Regional Library". Sabah State Library. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  13. ^ "Semporna Branch Library". Sabah State Library. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  14. ^ "Sipitang Branch Library". Sabah State Library. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  15. ^ "Tanjung Aru Branch Library". Sabah State Library. Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  16. ^ "Tawau Regional Library". Sabah State Library. Retrieved 1 August 2019.