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 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 Saturdays from 2-6pm, we may hold events occasionally. Stay informed of our latest happenings on Facebook or Instagram. We are currently closed due to COVID-19.

4) How do I get more information about PPC?
You can browse our website and join us on Facebook or Instagram. You can drop us an email.

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 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?
We will be 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 donate titles that we don’t have. 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 for more information.