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Public library opening hours for Christmas and New Year holidays
     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department today (December 16) announced that Hong Kong public libraries, including Hong Kong Central Library and the mobile libraries, will be closed at 5pm on Christmas Eve (December 24) and New Year's Eve (December 31).
     In the case of North Lamma Public Library, which will be temporarily closed from December 28, the library will be closed on Christmas Eve and its provisional library service stop will be closed on New Year's Eve at 4.30pm.
     On Christmas Day (December 25), Boxing Day (December 26) and New Year's Day (January 1, 2017), all public and mobile libraries and students' study rooms will be closed.
     Library mobile app services, Internet and telephone renewal and other online library services, including the library catalogue, borrowers' record enquiries, reservation of library materials and Internet and Digital Service Workstations, the Multimedia Information System and electronic resources (e-Books and e-Databases), will be suspended on Christmas Day and New Year's Day due to system maintenance work.
     Details can be obtained from notices posted at all public libraries and the library website at www.hkpl.gov.hk/en/locations/opening-hours.html.
     For enquiries, please call 2921 0208.
Ends/Friday, December 16, 2016
Issued at HKT 15:00
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