The Lee Kong Chian Reference Library occupies 7 storeys (Levels 7-13) at the National Library Building with a floor area of 14,265 square metres. The start-up collection size exceeds 530,000 print and non-print materials. A full range of services, such as access to electronic databases, document delivery service, reprography, microfilm and audio-visual access are available.

The Library will not only sustain and preserve Singapore's knowledge legacy for future generations but will strive to enrich its collections to enable Singaporeans to move and stay ahead in the knowledge-based economy as well as in their pursuit of life-long learning.