FAQ

Hi and welcome to our Frequently Asked Questions!

GENERAL INFO

1) What is Pelangi Pride Centre (PPC)?
PPC is a resource space and library for sexual minorities in Singapore. We have an extensive library of fiction, non-fiction, reference, Chinese and local books 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 has MOVED! We are now housed within Free Community Church!
Address: One Commonwealth, 1 Commonwealth Lane, #02-02, S 149544
Location Details: http://www.freecomchurch.org/07-getting.htm

3) What are your operating hours?
PPC is open Saturdays from 2-6pm, we may hold events occasionally. Stay informed of our latest happenings on Facebook or Twitter.

4) How do I get more information about PPC?
You can visit our website, browse this blogsite or join us on Facebook or Twitter. You can also email us at pelangipridecentre@yahoo.com

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 pelangipridecentre@yahoo.com for more information.

LIBRARY

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 Catalog?
Yes we do! Please visit www.pelangipridecentre.org/library/opac

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.

DONATION OF BOOKS

1) Can I donate my books to PPC?
We will be happy to receive your donations of LGBTQ related books. Please visit our Online Catalog to see if we already have a copy of the book, and donate titles that we don’t have. Or you can email us (pelangipridecentre@yahoo.com) a list of the books you have and we can run through them and let you know which titles to donate to us. We apologise that we cannot take all donations due to limitations in shelf-space.

VOLUNTEERING

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 at pelangipridecentre@yahoo.com for more information.