Tag Archives: Hong Kong Public Libraries

Library services being improved in Hong Kong

The Leisure & Cultural Services Department has implemented measures to improve library services. (12 September 2017) Responding to today’s release of the Ombudsman’s investigation report on the criteria and procedures for procuring and withdrawing library materials under the Hong Kong Public Libraries system, the department said it accepts the findings and has implemented improvement measures […]


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Keep Hong Kong libraries open until late night like in Taipei and Singapore, adviser urges, after criticism by Ombudsman

(13 September 2017) Legislator says current hours are usually the same as people’s work hours, so evening extensions are needed to halt worrying decline in ‘culture of reading’ Hong Kong’s public libraries should be open until midnight to encourage the population to read, a member of an advisory committee said, a day after operations were […]


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What are Hongkongers reading? City’s most popular library books revealed

(13 April 2017)  What library books are Hongkongers reading the most? It turns out that inspirational fiction, chivalrous Chinese novels and travel guidebooks are among the most well-loved among public library users. HKFP has the lists for adults and children, fiction and non-fiction.


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LCQ18: Collections of Hong Kong Public Libraries

(8 February 2017)  Following is a question by the Hon Alvin Yeung and a written reply by the Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Lau Kong-wah, in the Legislative Council today (February 8): Question: Recently, many members of the public have relayed to me that the collections of the Hong Kong Public Libraries (HKPL) contain a […]


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