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Special Library Opening Hours

Opening Hours for Public Libraries and Study Rooms

Static Libraies (Hong Kong & Kowloon) | Static Libraries (New Territories) | Mobile Libraries | Student's Study Room | Arrangements under inclement Weather Conditions

Static Libraries (Hong Kong & Kowloon)

The following are the special opening hours of public libraries on individual days. For details, please refer to the relevant library notices.

(1) All libraries (except self-service library stations) will be closed on the following public holidays: New Year's Day, the first three days of the Chinese New Year, Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
(2) All libraries (except self-service library stations) will be closed at 5:00 p.m. on the following days with the opening time remaining unchanged: New Year's Eve, Chinese New Year's Eve, Mid-Autumn Festival and Christmas Eve.
  • When the days mentioned in item (2) above fall on a library closing day, the libraries will be closed.
  • When the days mentioned in item (2) above fall on a Sunday or a public holiday, the Hong Kong Central Library will be closed at 5:00 p.m., while the opening hours of other libraries will be the same as those for Sundays and public holidays respectively.

For the opening arrangements of pubilc libraries under inclement weather conditions, please refer to the relevant library notices.

Hong Kong Central Library 10:00 am - 9:00 pm 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm 10:00 am - 9:00 pm 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Major* / District libraries
City Hall*
Fa Yuen Street
Lai Chi Kok
Ngau Tau Kok
Quarry Bay
San Po Kong
To Kwa Wan
9:00 am - 8:00 pm 12:00 noon - 8:00 pm 9:00 am - 8:00 pm 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chai Wan
Lam Tin
Lockhart Road
Ngau Chi Wan
North Point
Po On Road
Sham Shui Po

Shek Tong Tsui
Shui Wo Street
Yau Ma Tei
12:00 noon - 8:00 pm 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Small libraries
Ap Lei Chau
Electric Road
Fu Shan
Hung Hom
Kowloon City
Lei Yue Mun
Lok Fu
Lung Hing
Pok Fu Lam
Sau Mau Ping
Shek Kip Mei
Shun Lee Estate
Siu Sai Wan
Tai Kok Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsz Wan Shan
Un Chau Street
Wong Nai Chung
Yiu Tung
10:00 am - 7:00 pm Closed 10:00 am - 7:00 pm 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Self-service Library Stations
Island East Sports Centre Sitting-out Area Starting from October 3 (Tuesday), the services provided by the library station will be suspended for improvement works expected to be completed in late March of 2024. During this period, book drop boxes will be placed at the library station for readers to return library materials, and the loan records will be updated within two working days.
Hong Kong Cultural Centre 24 hours a day, 7 days per week*
*Except daily short suspension period for replenishment and collection of library materials, and suspension of services for system maintenance.  For details, please refer to the notice displayed at the stations or visit this page

Office hours: Monday to Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., closed on Sunday and Pubilc Holidays