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Public library opening hours for Ching Ming Festival and Easter
     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced today (March 30) that all public libraries will be closed on Good Friday (April 7), while students' study rooms will be open from 8am to 9.30pm.
     Apart from individual libraries' closing days, the opening hours of all public libraries on the day of Ching Ming Festival (April 5), the day following Good Friday (April 8) and Easter Monday (April 10) will be the same as those for public holidays.

     For carrying out computer system maintenance work, the Multimedia Information System (MMIS) and online reservation of Internet and Digital Service Workstations services will be suspended from 9pm on April 6 to 11.59pm on April 7. Moreover, the following services will also be suspended from 12.30am to 11.59pm on April 7:

* library mobile app services and Internet and telephone renewal services;
* other online library services, including the library catalogue, borrowers' record enquiries, reservation of library materials and electronic resources (e-books and e-databases); and
* self-service library stations (readers may still return books to the stations before the due date, and the loan record will be updated on the next working day).

     Details can be obtained from notices posted at all public libraries and the website at www.hkpl.gov.hk/en/library-notices/library-notices-list.html. For enquiries, please call 2921 0208.
Ends/Thursday, March 30, 2023
Issued at HKT 15:00
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