What the Ex-Prime Minister of Malaysia and the Chief Minister of Sarawak have to say about the importance of information:
- YAB Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohammad
- YAB Pehin Sri Hj. Abdul Taib Mahmud
To develop information resources based on the Collection Development Policy and Sarawak State Library Ordinance, 1999 requirements.
Treads the Glass Staircase The Rainforest, the home of Sarawak. As one of the greatest terrestrial source of the air we breathe, she also regulates rainfall on a global level, which in turn affects global climate. She is inhabiting more than 8000 species of flora and 20000 fauna. Her ability to support life is integral to a healthy planet. The rivers of Sarawak play an important role in Sarawakian´ everyday lives. River are just like the blood vessel of Sarawak. The rich flora and fauna and 26 major ethnic groups have been depending on the rivers for water supply, food and transportation, for all their life.
As a national symbol of Sarawak, the majestic bird - Hornbills, rules the pavilion of Sarawak´s rainforest. Among the natives in Sarawak, the hornbill is a symbol of purity.
All these fascinating landmarks and unique national symbols has shown that Sarawak is a dynamic, energetic, and innovative place to be discovered. This piece of precious land is just like the power of knowledge and information. No one can live without knowledge. It makes our days more colourful, it enriches our life, it fertilizes our cultures, and it bridge up our relationships.
Sarawak State Library, a gateway to knowledge and information to the world.