The Cultural Services Branch of the LCSD plans and manages performance venues, and organises cultural and entertainment programmes to promote culture and the arts in Hong Kong. It also provides public library services to meet the community’s information needs, and promotes reading and the literary arts. The branch is also responsible for Hong Kong’s public museums and related museum services.
The cultural facilities managed by the LCSD include 14 performing arts venues, seven major museums, seven smaller museums, two heritage centres, a film archive, two visual art centres, two indoor stadia, and 70 static and 12 mobile libraries.