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City Hall Public Library(Major Library)

Library Information

Opening Hours

  • Monday
  • 09:00 a.m. - 08:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday
  • 09:00 a.m. - 08:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday
  • 09:00 a.m. - 08:00 p.m.
  • Thursday
  • 12:00 noon - 08:00 p.m.
  • Friday
  • 09:00 a.m. - 08:00 p.m.
  • Saturday
  • 09:00 a.m. - 08:00 p.m.
  • Sunday
  • 09:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.
  • *Public Holidays
  • 09:00 a.m. - 05:00 p.m.

* Special opening hours on individual days (Please refer to Remarks)

Arrangements under Inclement Weather Conditions

Address

2-6/F. & 8-11/F., City Hall High Block, Central, Hong Kong

Telephone

2921 2555 (Lending Service) 2921 2672 (Reference Service)

Fax

2525 6524 (Lending Service) 2524 2089 (Reference Service)

Email

chpl@lcsd.gov.hk (Lending Service) chplr@lcsd.gov.hk (Reference Service)

Remarks

(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.

Transportation

Central MTR Station Exit K or Hong Kong MTR Station Exit A
Bus Route Nos.:
Hong Kong Island Routes: 1, 2, 4, 4X, 5B, 5X, 6, 6X, 7, 10, 11, 12, 12A, 13, 15, 15C, 18, 18X, 25, 26, 30X, 37B, 40M, 66, 70, 70P, 75, 90, 90B, 91, 97, 260, 720, 722, 780, 788
Cross-harbour Routes: 101, 104, 109, 111, 113, 115, 182, 307, 603, 619, 641, 673, 681, 690, 905, 914, 930, 930X, 948, 952, 960, 962X, 967, 968, 969, 978, H1, H2
North Lantau/ Airport Routes: A11, E11, E11A, E11B
Green Minibus Route Nos.: 1, 1A, 2, 3, 3A, 8X, 9, 22, 22S, 22X, 54, 55
Tram: Tram stop 31E (Bank Street) for Eastbound (Shau Kei Wan Bound) routes; Tram stop 68W (Bank Street) for Westbound (Kennedy Town Bound) routes
Ferry Services: Central Ferry Piers

 

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Library Notices

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City Hall Public Library(Major Library)

Services & Facilities

Library Services

  • Adult Library Service
  • Audio-visual Service
  • Block Loan Service
  • Book Drop Service
  • Children's Library Service
  • Extension Activities
  • Lending Service
  • Library Catalogue
  • Newspapers and Periodicals Services
  • Outreach Program
  • Readers' Advisory Service
  • Reference and Information Services
  • Reservation Service
  • Self-charging Service
  • Smart Return Station Service

Computer Related Services

  • 'Print with Ease' Self-printing Service
  • Children's Internet and Multimedia Services
  • Computer Service for the Visually Impaired
  • Computer and Information Centre
  • Government Wi-Fi Service
  • Internet and Electronic Resource Services
  • Internet and Multimedia Services

Other Services & Facilities

  • Electronic Locker
  • Extension Activities Room
  • Self-serviced Photocopying Service

City Hall Public Library(Major Library)

Opening Hours for Book Drop Service

Opening Hours for Book Drop Service

Monday12:00 midnight - 09:00 a.m. & 08:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
Tuesday12:00 midnight - 09:00 a.m. & 08:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
Wednesday12:00 midnight - 09:00 a.m. & 08:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
Thursday12:00 midnight - 12:00 noon & 08:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
Friday12:00 midnight - 09:00 a.m. & 08:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
Saturday12:00 midnight - 09:00 a.m. & 08:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
Sunday12:00 midnight - 09:00 a.m. & 05:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
*Public Holidays12:00 midnight - 09:00 a.m. & 05:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight

No. of Book Return Unit: 2

Remarks:

*New Year's Day, The First, Second and Third Day of the Chinese New Year, Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day: Whole day

City Hall Public Library(Major Library)