Students intending to use the Hong Kong Public Libraries Students' Study Room service during the March to May examination season may apply for admission cards from Monday (January 17).
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 Monday 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 may submit one application only and opt for only one session in each period. Details of the sessions and periods are as follows:
First period: March 1 to April 20 (deadline for applications is February 8, and the result will be announced from February 21 to 28)
Second period: April 21 to May 31 (deadline for applications is March 28, and the result will be announced from April 11 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 holidays)
Libraries providing the 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.
For enquiries, please contact individual libraries or call 2921 0208 during office hours.
Ends/Tuesday, January 11, 2011