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423 "World Book Day" Fun Reading for All

The Hong Kong Public Libraries (HKPL) presents a series of fabulous activities on 4.23 "World Book Day", encourages the public to read books every day, motivates children and young people to read and create so as to enrich their scope of reading.

Children and parents are welcome to join a series of reading activities at Hong Kong Central Library and designated branch libraries.

Time Venue Activities Enquiries
09:30 – 17:00 

Exhibition Gallery


Balloon Twisting on Story Character 2786 2110
09:30 – 20:00
Exhibition on Winning Entries from the Pearl River Deltra of “4‧23 World Book Day Creative Competition”  Tasty Reading in 2023
2921 2660

11:00 – 12:15 “4‧23 World Book Day Creative Competition” in 2023 Prize Presentation Ceremony*
*Priority seating is given to winners and their family and friends with reservation.
12:30 – 13:00 
"Let's Open the Magic Book!" Magic Show 2786 2110
14:15 – 14:45 “Tasty Castle Adventure” Interactive Story Theatre
15:00 – 16:30 Lecture Theatre  Meet-the-Authors 2023:STEM in Life#
Speaker: Mr TANG Man-hon, Patrick (STEM Sir)
#Talk Review (HKPL YouTube Channel)
2921 0335
(Registration)
15:15 – 16:00 Exhibition Gallery

Candy Art Storytelling
2786 2110

16:15 – 17:00
17:30 – 18:30 4.23 World Book Day : From Pages to Visions of Light#
Speaker: Kearen PANG (Director, Screenwriter, Actor)
#Talk Review (HKPL YouTube Channel) 


Story Ambassadors share the stories of Chinese historical figures, supplemented by interesting extension activities, to offer enjoyable story time for children.

Time Venue Registration
10:30-11:30     Sham Shui Po Public Library 2234 5122
Tiu Keng Leng Public Library 2360 1678
Yuen Chau Kok Public Library 2324 2700
14:00-15:00 Aberdeen Public Library 2921 1056
Tsing Yi Public Library 2497 2904
15:30-16:30 Shui Wo Street Public Library 2927 3055

Children aged 6-10 and their parents are welcome. Please contact the Library for registration from 9 April . First-come-first-served. 

Free admission. Conducted in Cantonese.