Perpustakaan Raja Tun Uda (Library)

Get some work done or escape into the pages of a good book at the lakeside Raja Tun Uda Library in Shah Alam.

This Shah Alam library, next to KGSAAS golf course, is named after Raja Tun Uda bin Raja Muhammad, the first Governor of Penang appointed on August 31, 1957, Malaysia’s independence day.

Contact

 +603 5519 7667 / +603 5519 7682 / 7679 / 7685 / 7691

info[at]ppas.gov.my

ppas.gov.my

Address

Perpustakaan Raja Tun Uda,
Jalan Kelab Golf 13/6, Seksyen 13,
40100 Shah Alam,
Selangor

Details

Perpustakaan Raja Tun Uda, or Raja Tun Uda Library, is a modern, 6-floor library overlooking a park and lake.

Besides the great views, the well-equipped library has good facilities including spacious and comfortable workstations, a cafeteria and a popular children’s zone.

The park behind the library surrounds a lake and is lined with trees and plants labelled with informational plaques, making a stroll here quite interesting.

Facilities

Facilities at Perpustakaan Raja Tun Uda include state-of-the-art technology and digital equipment, sections for different age groups as well as:

  • 3D theatre and multi-sensory 6D theatre
  • Gymnasium with shower and changing rooms
  • Open-air cafeteria with views of the lake and Blue Mosque
  • XBox Kinnect and HTC Valve (Virtual Reality)
  • On-Location Reporter: hone your speaking skills – see/hear what you look/sound like on TV
  • Windows and Mac computers, scanning and printing services
  • Creative Zone for children with interactive games and the popular Reading Tree area
  • Themed floors, including ‘Outer Space’, ‘Earth’, ‘Ocean’ and ‘Humans’
  • iStep interactive games using sensor technology
  • Comfortable and cosy reading areas and activity rooms

Opening hours

Day Opening hoursBook counter
 Monday 10.00 am – 7.00 pm12.00 pm
 Tuesday – Friday 9.30 am – 7.00 pm9.30 am
 Saturday, Sunday 9.30 am – 9.00 pm (7.00pm for Creative Zone/Children’s Department)9.30 am

Closed on public holidays.

Membership fees

Membership is free for all Malaysians.

Separate charges apply for:

Gymnasium:Walk-in (RM5.00 for 3 hours), Member (RM25.00 one-time registration fee), thereafter RM50.00 monthly. Personal Trainer: RM35.00/hour
Virtual RealityRM10.00 per pax (10 minutes). First session: 10.30am. Second session: 2.30pm (not available on public holidays)
3D TheaterRM7.00 per pax. First session: 10.30am. Second session: 2.30pm (not available on public holidays)
6D TheaterRM10.00 per pax. (not available on public holidays)
Electrical socket (for charging devices)RM1.00 per day
PrintingBlack/white – RM 0.20/page, Coloured (half page) – RM 0.50/page, Coloured (full page) – RM 1.00/page
ScannerRM 0.10/page (Maximum 20 pages)

Nearby

The library is located within 10-15 minutes’ drive from the following destinations:

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How to get to Perpustakaan Raja Tun Uda


The best way to get here is by driving. The Raja Tun Uda Library is accessible via four (4) main highways – NKVE, KESAS, Federal and GUTHRIE. The taxi fare is ±RM30 from Kuala Lumpur and ±RM20 from Klang.

By Train
Hop aboard the KTM Komuter train from Kuala Lumpur to Batu Tiga Station. Thereafter, get a taxi for the ride (±7km) to the library.

By Bus


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