Students intending to use the Hong Kong Public Libraries Students' Study Room service during the March to May examination season can apply for admission cards from Friday (January 15).
The opening hours of the Students' Study Rooms will be extended to seven days a week on a three-session basis from March 1 to May 31.
Application forms and details of regulations will be available from Friday at all Hong Kong public libraries and can also be downloaded from the Hong Kong Public Libraries website at www.hkpl.gov.hk under the heading "Library Notices".
Applicants should be registered borrowers of the Hong Kong Public Libraries. Priority (95% of seats) will be given to candidates sitting for major public exams or professional exams. Applicants can submit only one application and opt for only one session of each period. Details of the sessions and periods are as follows:
First period: March 1 to April 20 (deadline for application is February 5 and the results will be announced from February 19 to 28)
Second period: April 21 to May 31 (deadline for application is March 26 and the results will be announced from April 9 to 20)
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
Libraries providing Students' Study Room service are Shek Tong Tsui, Chai Wan, Quarry Bay, Aberdeen, Pok Fu Lam, Lockhart Road, Kowloon, To Kwa Wan, Ngau Tau Kok, Shui Wo Street, Po On Road, Lai Chi Kok, Ngau Chi Wan, San Po Kong, Yau Ma Tei, Fa Yuen Street, Sha Tin, Ma On Shan, Tsuen Wan, Tuen Mun, North Kwai Chung, South Kwai Chung, Tsing Yi, Yuen Long, Tin Shui Wai, Fanling, Sheung Shui, Tai Po, Sai Kung, Tseung Kwan O, Cheung Chau and Tung Chung Public Library.
The new Students' Study Room of Tung Chung Public Library, located at 1/F Tung Chung Municipal Services Building, will start providing service from March 1. For enquiries, please call 3154 9550.
Please contact individual libraries for enquiries or call 2921 0208 during office hours.
Ends/Monday, January 11, 2010