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Address : Kota Kinabalu International Airport Beg Berkunci No 134, Aras 5, Bangunan Terminal, 88740 Kota Kinabalu, Sabah (Library@KKIA)

Additional Service Centre through SSL Tanjung Aru Branch

Free membership registration for one month only starting from 8th March 2022. 


Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) is the first airport in Malaysia to have a library where passengers can read, boosts their knowledge and make use of the library facilities while waiting for their flights. The idea is to provide a comfortable place where passengers can make use of their waiting time to relax and read.

This mini Library can accommodate up to 12 people. However, only up to 6 people at a time are allowed to go in as of now, following the National Standard Operating Procedures. The library offers 82 millions of digital media collections, 23 titles of magazines with a total of 200 magazines and databases from Sabah Overdrive (Libby App), Sabah E-Lib & u-Pustaka.

The library is equipped with free WiFi, a small space for workstations, computers, as well as printers. Some books and children toys are also available in the library.


  1. e-Resources
    1. Sabah Overdrive (Libby App)
    2. Sabah E-Lib  (e-Reader apps) 
    3. u-Pustaka (National Library Of Malaysia) Databases  there are more than  82 Millions reading materials comprising  eBooks,  eNewspapers, eMagazines, eJournals and eLearning. 

  2. Books Exchange 
    1. The library also offers ‘Books Exchange’ where visitors can exchange books without  fees.  They can take away any book they like as long as they replace it with another one of their books.

  3. Work/Charging Station
  4. Free Wifi & Printers
Monday - Sunday 9.00 AM To 06.00 PM
Public Holiday 9.00 AM To 06.00 PM


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"Both reading and writing are experiences – lifelong – in the course of which we who encounter words used in certain ways are persuaded by them to be brought mind and heart within the presence, the power, of the imagination." – Eudora Welty

Headquarters Opening Hours

Closed on Public Holidays, Except for Tanjung Aru Library Branch

088-214828, 231623 Fax: 088-270151
Jalan Tasik, Off Jalan Maktab Gaya, Locked Bag 2023, 88300 Luyang, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia.