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Book Drop Service at 3 Major MTR Interchange Stations

MTR bookdrop

The Hong Kong Public Libraries provides book drop service at three major MTR interchange stations, namely Central, Kowloon Tong and Nam Cheong Stations to facilitate the return of library materials.

Locations of Book Drops
Four book drops are placed within the paid area of each of the above-mentioned major MTR interchange stations.  Details are as follows:

MTR Interchange Stations

Location of Book Drops

Number of Book Drop


  • Transfer Concourse near the pedestrian subway to Hong Kong Station

2 Nos.


  • Concourse to Entrances/Exits J and K (near Station Control Room)

1 No.


  • Concourse to Entrances/Exits J and K (near ticket gates)

1 No.

Kowloon Tong

  • Kwun Tong Line Concourse (towards Entrances/Exits A and E)

2 Nos.

  • Kwun Tong Line Concourse (next to the Customer Service Centre)

2 Nos.

Nam Cheong

  • Tuen Ma Line Concourse (towards Entrances/Exits A and B)

2 Nos.

  • Tuen Ma Line Concourse (towards Entrances/Exits C and D)

2 Nos.

Please click here to see the location map of the book drops at each designated station.

Notes for Using Book Drops at the MTR Stations

  • The book drops are available for use during the operating hours of each designated station.  
  • The book drops are for returning library materials borrowed from the Hong Kong Public Libraries only.  Loan records of readers will be updated within 48 hours after the return of library materials.                   
  • Readers may check their updated loan records through the mobile app “My Library” or the following 24-hour enquiry services of the Hong Kong Public Libraries:

                     Telephone: 2827 2833 / 2698 0002
  • Please deposit the returned library materials into the book drop properly.  If it is full, please try another one in the station.  Please do not force library materials into it or leave the materials outside.   

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
For enquiry, please call 2414 5555.