New library service for Tai Kok Tsui
The new Tai Kok Tsui Public Library will open on Friday (December 2) offering a comprehensive library service to Tai Kok Tsui residents.
Located at 3/F, Tai Kok Tsui Municipal Services Building, 63 Fuk Tsun Street, Tai Kok Tsui, the 670 square metre library has an initial library stock of more than 64,000 items including Chinese and English books, compact discs, a quick reference collection with encyclopedias, dictionaries, directories, and more than 70 newspaper and periodical titles for people of all ages and interests.
Apart from facilities such as an adult lending library, children's library, newspapers and periodicals section, extension activities room and computer and information area, there are seven computer workstations for multimedia services and Online Public Access Catalogue.
In addition, bookdrop services and four self-charging terminals are also available.
The library will also organise extension activities including storytelling for children and book display to promote interest in reading.
Students and members of cultural and educational organisations interested to better understand the library's facilities and services are welcome to contact the library for group visits.
Tai Kok Tsui Public Library opens from 10am to 7pm from Mondays to Wednesdays and on Fridays. It closes at 5pm on Saturdays and Sundays, 1pm on public holidays and closes all day on Thursdays.
For enquiries, please call 2928 4155.
Ends/Tuesday, November 29, 2005