Hi and welcome to our Frequently Asked Questions!
1) What is Pelangi Pride Centre (PPC)?
PPC is a resource space and library in Singapore. We have an extensive library of fiction, non-fiction, reference, other languages and local books of LGBTQ+ content which can be borrowed or read within our premises. We also have resources for HIV-related materials.
2) Where is PPC located?
Pelangi Pride Centre is housed within Free Community Church.
Address: One Commonwealth, 1 Commonwealth Lane, #02-02, S149544
Location Details: http://www.freecomchurch.org/07-getting.htm
3) What are your operating hours?
PPC is open on Saturdays from 2-6pm. Stay informed of our latest happenings on Facebook or Instagram. We are currently open which is subjected to changes due to COVID-19.
5) Do you have a contact number?
Contact us at +65 8525 3643 (Saturdays, between 2-6pm only)
6) Is there an age restriction for visiting PPC?
Our library is open to visitors who are 18 years old and above. Should you wish to borrow books for a school project, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
1) What books can I borrow at PPC?
We have an extensive range of books ranging from the academic to fiction titles. Some of our more popular books deal with relationships, coming-out as well as fiction titles. We also have an extensive collection on HIV-related issues.
2) Does PPC have an Online Catalogue?
Yes we do! You can find our catalogue here.
3) How many books can I borrow and for how long?
You can borrow up to 6 titles from the library (excluding reference materials) for a period of 2 weeks.
4) Do I have to pay for the books?
We collect a small book deposit of $10 per book borrowed (2 titles =$20), which is returned when the book is returned, so in its essence, borrowing books at PPC is free.
5) What if I cannot return the books on time?
In the event that books cannot be returned on time, we will collect a nominal fee of $2 per week it is overdue. These funds will be re-channelled to buy new books for the library. Please contact us in advance if you need to renew your loan period.
DONATION OF BOOKS
1) Can I donate my books to PPC?
Unfortunately our space is having an overcapacity of books at the moment. Please drop us an email to check if we are accepting book donations again. When we do have space, we are happy to receive your donations of LGBTQ related books. Please visit our Online Catalogue to see if we already have a copy of the book, and only donate titles that we don’t have when we are open for donations again.
1) Can I volunteer at PPC?
Please do! PPC is a solely volunteer-run space and hence we are always on the lookout for new and good help! Please email us for more information.