Since the start of the library project in February 2008, the 17-month-long Phase 1 of the Siriraj Medical Library Renovation Project is now completed.
Modifications to all three levels of the library will accommodate the increasing desire for areas of interactive group learning, areas for students to gather informally for research, discussion and group study and also provides space for individual quiet study.
Textbooks of Thai and Foreign books are back on the Second Floor, Current Medical Journals are back on the Third Floor (returned from their temporary location at Phattayalai). New IT equipments,50 public access computers and 2 printers are installed on the First Floor, 8 public access computers on each of the Second Floor and Third Floor, where MultiMedia Zone and Lilacly Cafe, are housed on the First Floor. The new 24 Hr Book Drop/Book Sorter is installed outside the entrance next to the ATM service.
Lilacly Cafe features a variety of coffee, capuccinos, lattes, teas, ice cream, baked goods, salads and sandwiches. The Lilacly Cafe is open to the SiML community on the First Floor with the same hours of operation as of the library opening hour.
Now the Phase 1 Renovation is finished, the library will host an open house for Siriraj community to show off the changes from November and December 2009.
The officially open the renovated Siriraj Medical Library building will be Friday 20 August 2010 by HRH Princess Maha Chakri Siridhorn when Phase 2, The Special Collection of Prince Mahidol Aduladeja Room and the Inspiration Zone on the Fourth Floor is completed.
**** Library Tours: "Now the Phase 1 Siriraj Medical Library Renovation is finished, the library will host an open house for Siriraj community to show off the changes.
Free tours of the building will be offered for all Departments from the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital beginning November 2, 2009 through December 2009."
Call the Siriraj Medical Library at 0 2419 7639 to schedule a tour, or contact Readers Service Section:Ranee Pinthong at