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Partial reopening of Public Libraries from 19 February

From 19 February 2021, the Hong Kong Central Library, six major and 31 district libraries reopened their adult library, young adult library, children's library; and offer lending and returning of library materials and collection of reserved items. The libraries implement special opening hours, limit the number of people entering the library and adopt other precautionary measures (including users are required to scan the "LeaveHomeSafe" QR code or register their names, contact number and the date and time of the visit before admission). Please refer to the library notice on the Details.

Book drops of the Hong Kong Public Libraries and self-service library stations will continue to provide service.

Calculation of overdue fines will be resumed from 5 March for all library items borrowed before the reopening of public libraries and not returned or successfully renewed before 5 March, except those borrowed from the mobile libraries. Readers are advised to return the overdue items in order not to incur overdue fines.

World Bank Depository Collection

Start date:

October 1992 

Coverage: All current publications & other information products produced by the Bank, including books published for the Bank by university presses, country and economic studies, technical papers, annual reports and statistical publications.
Location: Central Reference Library , 8/F of Hong Kong Central Library
Type: Reference Material, available for public use in the library
Introduction: The World Bank Collection contains all current publications and information products produced by the bank, including country and economic studies, research projects, technical papers, annual reports and statistical publications providing demographic data, economic, financial and social indicators, as well as books published for the Bank by university presses. Since 1992, the depository collection has acquired some 3,000 volumes. Among the most widely consulted World Bank publications are the "World Development Report", "World Resources", "World Bank Economic Review" and "Commodity markets and the developing countries: a World Bank Business Quarterly."
Related links:

The World Bank Homepage at
The World World Bank Open Data at

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New Additions:

July-December 2018

January-June 2019

July-December 2019

January-June 2020

July-December 2020


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