New Siu Sai Wan Public Library to provide a variety of library services (with photos)

     The Siu Sai Wan Public Library, located at G/F, Siu Sai Wan Complex, 15 Siu Sai Wan Road, Chai Wan, will open on Monday (June 27), offering a variety of library services to residents in the district.

     The new library is a small library with an area of 725 square metres. It will provide various facilities and services including an adult library, a children's library, a newspapers and periodicals section, an extension activities room, an express check-in service, a self-service book borrowing and renewal service, a library catalogue terminal, an Internet/electronic resources workstation and an Internet express terminal.

     The library has an initial stock of more than 54 000 items including Chinese and English books, encyclopaedias, dictionaries and compact discs and about 100 newspaper and periodical titles for people of all ages and with all types of interests.

     The library will also organise extension activities such as storytelling for children and book displays to promote reading.

     Students and members of cultural and educational organisations interested in learning more about the library's facilities and services are welcome to contact the library for group visits.

     The Siu Sai Wan Public Library will be open from 10am to 7pm from Mondays to Wednesdays and on Fridays, from 10am to 5pm on Saturdays and Sundays, and from 10am to 1pm on public holidays. The library will be closed on Thursdays.

     For enquiries, please call 3427 3072.

Ends/Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Issued at HKT 13:07