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Library Opening & Counter Hours

Library Hours Calendar Library Hours Calendar

Semester A
Semester B
Summer Term

Service Hours

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Semester A
Period Day Opening Hours (1) Circulation Counter / Semi-closed Collection / Media Resources Collection / Information Space Counter / IT Help Desk Service Hours(2)
Weeks 1 - 9
(4 Sep 2017 – 5 Nov 2017)
Monday to Friday8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday8:30 am - 11:00 pm12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Public Holidays8:30 am - 11:00 pmClosed
Weeks 10 - 11
(6 Nov 2017 – 19 Nov 2017)
Monday to Friday8:30 am - 1:00 am (next day)8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday8:30 am - 1:00 am (next day)8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday8:30 am - 1:00 am (next day)12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Public Holidays8:30 am - 1:00 am (next day)Closed
Weeks 12 – 13
(20 Nov 2017 – 2 Dec 2017) (5) (6)
Monday to Friday24 Hours8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday24 Hours8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday24 Hours12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Public Holidays24 HoursClosed
Revision & Examination Period (4)
(3 Dec 2017 – 23 Dec 2017) (5) (6)
Monday to Friday24 Hours8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday24 Hours8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday24 Hours8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Public Holidays24 Hours8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Term Break
(24 Dec 2017 – 14 Jan 2018)
Monday & Friday8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday to Thursday8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday & Public Holidays (3)8:30 am - 11:00 pmClosed
Semester B
Period Day Opening Hours (1) Circulation Counter / Semi-closed Collection / Media Resources Collection / Information Space Counter / IT Help Desk Service Hours (2)
Weeks 1 - 9
(15 Jan 2018 – 25 Mar 2018) (6)
Monday to Friday8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday8:30 am - 11:00 pm12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Public Holidays (3)8:30 am - 11:00 pmClosed
Weeks 10 - 11
(26 Mar 2018 – 15 Apr 2018) (6)
Monday to Friday8:30 am - 1:00 am (next day)8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday8:30 am - 1:00 am (next day)8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday8:30 am - 1:00 am (next day)12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Public Holidays8:30 am - 1:00 am (next day)Closed
Weeks 12 – 13
(16 Apr 2018 – 28 Apr 2018) (5) (6)
Monday to Friday24 Hours8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday24 Hours8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday24 Hours12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Public Holidays24 HoursClosed
Revision & Examination Period (4)
(29 Apr 2018 – 19 May 2018) (5) (6)
Monday to Friday24 Hours8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday24 Hours8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday24 Hours8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Public Holidays24 Hours8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Term Break
(20 May 2018 – 10 Jun 2018)
Monday & Friday8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday to Thursday8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday & Public Holidays8:30 am - 11:00 pmClosed
Summer Term
Period Day Opening Hours (1) Circulation Counter / Semi-closed Collection / Media Resources Collection / Information Space Counter / IT Help Desk Service Hours
Weeks 1 - 7
(11 Jun 2018 – 28 Jul 2018)
Monday to Friday8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday8:30 am - 11:00 pm12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Public Holidays8:30 am - 11:00 pmClosed
Revision & Examination Period
(29 Jul 2018 – 11 Aug 2018) (6)
Monday to Friday8:30 am - 1:00 am (next day)8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday8:30 am - 1:00 am (next day)8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sunday8:30 am - 1:00 am (next day)8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Public Holidays8:30 am - 1:00 am (next day)8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Term Break
(12 Aug 2018 – 2 Sep 2018) (6)
Monday & Friday8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday to Thursday8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday & Public Holidays8:30 am - 11:00 pmClosed
Law & Reference Help Desk

Monday - Friday Saturday Sunday Public Holidays
Term Time 0830 - 2200 0830 - 1900 1200 - 1800 Closed *
Examination Period 0830 - 2200 0830 - 1900 0830 - 1700 0830 - 1700
Breaks Monday & Friday
0830 - 2000
Tue, Wed & Thur
0830 - 1800
0830 - 1700 Closed * Closed *

Borrowing of materials at the Counters is not permitted after the counter services closing announcement.

Notes:

  1. Only CityU staff and students (including SCOPE smartcard holders) can stay beyond 23:00 on the University campus. External users will be invited to leave by 23:00. Users left behind may be subject to ID checks.
  2. Service Hours of all service counters / Semi-closed Collection / Media Resources Collection / Information Space Counter / IT Help Desk on the following five important festival days:
    • 4 Oct 2017 (Wed) 8:30 am – 6:00 pm (Mid-Autumn Festival)
    • 22 Dec 2017 (Fri) 8:30 am – 6:00 pm (Winter Solstice)
    • 24 Dec 2017 (Sun) Closed (Christmas Eve)
    • 31 Dec 2017 (Sun) Closed (New Year's Eve)
    • 15 Feb 2018 (Thu) 8:30 am – 6:00 pm (Lunar New Year's Eve)
  3. The Library will be closed on the following five days:
    • 1st January
    • 25th December
    • First three days of Lunar New Year (16 – 18 Feb 2018, Fri – Sun)
  4. Some external users are affected by the Partial Access Arrangement during the revision and examination periods.
  5. Only Information Space and Discussion Zone on 3/F FYW Building open 24 Hours while the rest of Library Area remains closed after 1 am.
  6. Other Days with Special Hours:
  7. Date Opening Hours Circulation Counter /
    Semi-closed Collection /
    Media Resources Collection / Information Space Counter / IT Help Desk Service Hours
    20 Nov 2017 (Mon)8:30 am - 0:00 am (next day)8:30 am - 11:00 pm
    23 Dec 2017 (Sat)8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 7:00 pm
    20 Feb 2018 (Tue)8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 6:00 pm
    21 Feb 2018 (Wed)8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 6:00 pm
    30 Mar 2018 (Fri)8:30 am - 1:00 am (next day)8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    31 Mar 2018 (Sat)8:30 am - 1:00 am (next day)8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    1 Apr 2018 (Sun)8:30 am - 1:00 am (next day)Closed
    2 Apr 2018 (Mon)8:30 am - 1:00 am (next day)8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    16 Apr 2018 (Mon)8:30 am - 0:00 am (next day)8:30 am - 11:00 pm
    19 May 2018 (Sat)8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 7:00 pm
    11 Aug 2018 (Sat)8:30 am - 11:00 pm8:30 am - 7:00 pm
    2 Sep 2018 (Sun)8:30 am - 11:00 pm12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

* Days Closed