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The Ngee Ann Kongsi Library

The Library: Helping you Discover, Connect and Innovate

Renew, Reserve and Recall


General collection : 1 renewal if there is no reservation for the book

Course Reserves & Short Loan : No renewal

How to renew:
(1) Online - use "My Library Account" @
(2) At Library counter


Members may place reservations on items which are loaned out. They will receive an email notification when the reserved item is ready for collection. The reservation will be automatically cancelled if the item is not collected within 3 days from the notice date. No reservation is allowed on Course Reserves and Short Loan items.  Reservations placed on Course Reserves items will be cancelled by staff.

Reservations at a glance:

  • Where to Collect - Library counter when notified by email
  • Expiry - 3 days after notification


Items that have been on loan for at least 21 days are subject to recall upon request by other users. Items may be recalled immediately if they have to be urgently assigned to the Course Reserves or Short Loan collections.

Reminder emails
Items Due (Reminder) – 4 days before date due
Overdue notices – overdue for 1 day, 21 days, 42 days.