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Hong Kong Central Library Compulsory Testing Notice

In view of the Compulsory Testing Notice issued by the Government, persons who had visited the Hong Kong Central Library from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on 4 January 2022, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on 5 January 2022 or 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on 6 January 2022 must strictly follow the compulsory testing requirements and undergo the tests on time as required. Details of the compulsory testing notice are available on the Centre for Health Protection’s website via the following link.

Latest arrangements on services of Hong Kong Public Libraries

In view of the latest situation of COVID-19, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) will adopt further measures to maintain social distancing. Starting from 7 January 2022 (Friday), all public libraries and their students’ study rooms and mobile libraries will be temporarily closed for 14 days until 20 January 2022 (Thursday). All book drops of the Hong Kong Public Libraries (including the book drop services located at MTR Central, Kowloon Tong and Nam Cheong stations) as well as the self-service library stations at Island East Sports Centre Sitting-out Area, the Hong Kong Cultural Centre and Tsuen Nam Road, Tai Wai will continue to provide services. During the period, overdue fines will not be generated for late return of library materials, and due date of reservation pick up will be extended accordingly. Please refer to the library notice on the special arrangements. (Details)

Business and Industry Library

The Business and Industry Library located on the 11th floor of the City Hall Public Library was put into operation in September 2003.  In addition to reference books on business and industry, the Library stocks materials such as journals, microforms, online databases and other electronic resources to serve the business and industry sectors as well as members of the public who are interested in these subjects.

Available Resources

The Business and Industry Library Collection mainly covers the following materials:

  • Reference books on business and industry: books on finance, banking, securities, insurance, logistics, business management, trade regulations, industrial technology, manufacturing industries, etc.;
  • Journals on business and industry: journals in Chinese and English from the Mainland, Hong Kong, Taiwan and overseas provide up-to-date information and research reports on business and industry of various countries and regions;
  • e-Databases: Provision of timely and easily retrievable information on regional analysis, economic indicators, statistical data, market research reports, company profiles, trade regulations, etc.; and
  • Information on listed companies in Hong Kong: the Hong Kong Exchanges Collection contains information such as IPOs, daily quotations, annual reports, etc. of listed companies in Hong Kong.

In addition, the Hong Kong Collection of the City Hall Public Library (Reference Library) contains directories, annual reports, statistical reports and government publications on relevant trades.

Location & Opening Hours

The Business and Industry Library is located at:
City Hall Public Library
11/F, City Hall High Block, Central,
Hong Kong.
Tel.: (852) 2921 2672

Opening Hours