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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 the Hong Kong Central Library and mobile libraries will close at 5pm on Christmas Eve (December 24) and New Year's Eve (December 31), with the exception of North Lamma Public Library, which is always closed on Tuesdays.

     On Christmas Day (December 25), Boxing Day (December 26) and New Year's Day (January 1, 2014), all public and mobile libraries and students' study rooms will be closed.

     Online library services including Internet and telephone renewal, the library catalogue, borrowers' record enquiries, reservation of library materials and electronic resources (including e-books and online databases), and the online booking service for workstations and multimedia content, will be suspended on Christmas Day (December 25) and New Year's Day (January 1, 2014) due to system maintenance work.

     For enquiries about public library opening hours, please call 2921 0208 or visit

Ends/Monday, December 16, 2013
Issued at HKT 12:00


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