Applications invited for students' study room admission cards during exam season

     The opening hours of the Hong Kong Public Libraries (HKPL) students' study rooms will be extended during the period from March 1 to May 31, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced today (January 6). People who intend to use the students' study room service during this examination period can apply for admission cards from today.

     Application forms and details of the regulations are available at all public libraries and are also downloadable from the website at under the "Library Notices" section. The deadline for applications is February 4, and the result will be posted on the notice boards of the respective public libraries from February 19 to 29.

     Applicants should be registered borrowers of the HKPL. Priority will be given to candidates sitting for major public exams or professional exams. Applicants can only submit one application and opt for one of the following sessions as detailed below:

March 1 to May 7 (admission card is required)

Morning session: 8am to 12.30pm

Afternoon session: 12.45pm to 5.15pm

Evening session: 5.30pm to 10pm (Mondays to Fridays)
                         5.30pm to 9.30pm (Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

May 8 to 31 (seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and no admission card is required)

Opening Hours:
8am - 10pm (Mondays to Fridays)
8am - 9.30pm (Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)

     The arrangement will apply to the students' study room services at Shek Tong Tsui, Chai Wan, Quarry Bay, Aberdeen, Pok Fu Lam, Lockhart Road, Kowloon, To Kwa Wan, Ngau Tau Kok, Shui Wo Street, Lam Tin, Po On Road, Lai Chi Kok, Ngau Chi Wan, San Po Kong, Yau Ma Tei, Fa Yuen Street, Sha Tin, Ma On Shan, Yuen Chau Kok, Tsuen Wan, Tuen Mun, North Kwai Chung, South Kwai Chung, Tsing Yi, Yuen Long, Ping Shan Tin Shui Wai, Fanling, Sheung Shui, Tai Po, Sai Kung, Tiu Keng Leng, Tseung Kwan O, Cheung Chau and Tung Chung Public Libraries.

     For enquiries, please contact the individual libraries or call the Customer Hotline at 2921 0208.

Ends/Monday, January 6, 2020
Issued at HKT 12:00