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Maintenance of Library System

Owing to maintenance work of the library system, all online services and Self-service Library Station services will be suspended from 0:30 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. on 24 May 2019. Details

Library Notice on Revised Fees and Charges

 

From 7 September 2017, the Hong Kong Public Libraries will revise the fees and charges for some of its services as follows:

 

Category

Revised Fees and Charges (in HK dollars)

(1)

Overdue fine for library materials

$1.5 per item per day for library materials/accompanying library materials of the adult library, and the ceiling fine is $130 per item

 

$0.5 per item per day for library materials/accompanying library materials of the young adult library or children’s library, and the ceiling fine is $25 per item

(2)

Reservation of library materials

$3.3 per item

(3)

Replacement of library cards / library cards for guarantor's use

$33 per card for readers aged 18 or above

$17 per card for readers under the age of 18

(4)

Refundable deposit for temporary library card for non-Hong Kong residents

(No deposit is required for borrowers with guarantors)

$170 per item, up to eight items for lending

(5)

Electronic lockers

A User shall pay $1.5 to the Library for the use of a locker on each occasion. In the case of a school-bag deposited by a full time student or any item deposited by a disabled person or by a person of or over the age of 60, such deposit will be free of charge.

(6)

Loss of electronic locker PIN tickets

$4 each

(7)

Self-service Photocopying

$0.5 per A4 size B/W copy

$0.6 per A3 size B/W copy

$3 per A4 size colour copy (for Hong Kong Central Library only)

$4.5 per A3 size colour copy (for Hong Kong Central Library only)

(8)

Microform printouts

$1.3 per A4 size B/W copy

(9)

Computer printouts*

$1.3 per A4 size B/W copy

$2.6 per A3 size B/W copy (for Hong Kong Central Library only)

$3 per A4 size colour copy (for Hong Kong Central Library only)

$2 per A4 size colour copy (for CIC in the NT districts; $3 with effect from 6 September 2018)

$4.5 per A3 size colour copy (for Hong Kong Central Library only)

* The free printing service of the Computer and Information Centre (CIC) / Computer and Information Area (CIA) will cease and all printouts will be chargeable.

Hong Kong Public Libraries

May 2017