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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, Government has announced that social distancing rules will be extended until 3 February. All public libraries and their students’ study rooms and mobile libraries under the Leisure and Cultural Services Department will continue to be temporarily closed. 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 maintain 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)

Application for Students’ Study Room Admission Cards during Examination Season

The deadline for application for Students’ Study Room admission cards during examination season will fall on 30 January 2022, with the postmark date on the envelope taken as the application date. Applicants (including those not yet hold a HKPL library card) can apply for admission cards by post during the temporary closure of public libraries. Please refer to Notes on Application for Students’ Study Room Admission Card for details.

Basic Law Library Collection

Start date:

20 Dec 2004

Coverage:

It now stocks over 19,000 items of reference materials such as books, journals, multimedia information, CD-ROMs, e-databases and newspaper clippings covering the following subjects:

  • Publications relating to constitutional law, administrative law, human rights and civic rights;
  • Materials on the Basic Law of HKSAR issued by the Government, professional bodies, academic institutions, and community organizations etc.;
  • Documents and newspaper clippings relating to the drafting and implementation of the Basic Law; and
  • Records of court judgments relating to the Basic Law.
Location: Basic Law Library , 5/F of  City Hall Public Library
Type: Reference Material, available for public use in the library

Introduction:

The Basic Law Library is a joint project of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and the Basic Law Institute. The Library was opened on 20 December 2004 and is managed by the Hong Kong Public Libraries. The Basic Law Library located at the 5/F of City Hall Public Library has an area of about 210m2 . Internet and Digital Service workstations, CD-ROM workstation, Library Catalogue terminal and Wi-Fi.HK service for internet access are available for public access


It is basically a reference library aiming to serve the general public. Legal professionals, schools and organizations are also welcome. Readers can make use of the collection for better understanding and research on the Basic Law of the HKSAR and related subjects.

Related links:

Search the Special Collection Library Catalogue  Library's Online Public Access Catalogue

Enquiries:

Please call (852) 2921 2529 or using the Ask a Librarian – Internet Reference Enquiry Service .