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Hong Kong Central Library(Central Library)

Library Information

Opening Hours

  • Monday
  • 10:00 a.m. - 09:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday
  • 10:00 a.m. - 09:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday
  • 01:00 p.m. - 09:00 p.m.
  • Thursday
  • 10:00 a.m. - 09:00 p.m.
  • Friday
  • 10:00 a.m. - 09:00 p.m.
  • Saturday
  • 10:00 a.m. - 09:00 p.m.
  • Sunday
  • 10:00 a.m. - 09:00 p.m.
  • *Public Holidays
  • 10:00 a.m. - 07:00 p.m.

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

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Address

66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Telephone

Enquiry Numbers

Fax

2881 5500

Email

hkcl_ref@lcsd.gov.hk

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.

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Services & Facilities

Library Services

  • Adult Library Service
  • Audio-visual Service
  • Block Loan Service
  • Book Drop Service
  • Children's Library Service
  • Express Check-in 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
  • Young Adult Library 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

  • Accessible Toilets
  • Activity Room
  • Babycare Room
  • Children's Activity Room
  • Children's Multimedia Room
  • Discussion Room
  • Electronic Locker
  • Exhibition Gallery
  • Extension Activities Room
  • Hong Kong Literature Room
  • Language Learning Centre
  • Lecture Theatre
  • Microfilm Reading Service
  • Music Practice Room
  • Rare Book Reading Room
  • Self-serviced Photocopying Service
  • Toilets
  • User Education Hall

Special Library/Thematic Collection

  • Arts Resource Centre
  • Audio-visual Library
  • Map Library
  • Reference Library
  • Toy Library

Hong Kong Central Library(Central Library)

Opening Hours for Book Drop Service

Opening Hours for Book Drop Service

Monday12:00 midnight - 10:00 a.m. & 09:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
Tuesday12:00 midnight - 10:00 a.m. & 09:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
Wednesday12:00 midnight - 01:00 p.m. & 09:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
Thursday12:00 midnight - 10:00 a.m. & 09:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
Friday12:00 midnight - 10:00 a.m. & 09:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
Saturday12:00 midnight - 10:00 a.m. & 09:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
Sunday12:00 midnight - 10:00 a.m. & 09:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight
*Public Holidays12:00 midnight - 10:00 a.m. & 07:00 p.m. - 12:00 midnight

No. of Book Return Unit: 3

Remarks:

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

Hong Kong Central Library(Central Library)