Run Run Shaw Library

Library Opening & Counter Hours

Library Opening and Counter Service Hours during Term Break (Summer 2017)

(Click here for Term Time, Revision & Examination and Semester Break periods)
(Click here for Adverse Weather Arrangements)

Opening Hours (6) Circulation Counter / Semi-closed Collection / Media Resources Collection Service Hours (5)
(see also service hours of other counters)
Term Time (1)
Monday to Friday 08:30 - 23:00 08:30 - 23:00
Saturday 08:30 - 23:00 08:30 - 19:00
Sunday 08:30 - 23:00 12:00 - 18:00
Public Holidays (2) 08:30 - 23:00 Closed

Hours Extended to 1AM
3rd & 4th Weeks before Revision Period (Semester A & B only)
Monday to Friday 08:30 - 01:00 08:30 - 23:00
Saturday 08:30 - 01:00 08:30 - 19:00
Sunday 08:30 - 01:00 12:00 - 18:00
Public Holidays 08:30 - 01:00 Closed
Revision and Examination Period (Summer Term only)
  Monday to Friday 08:30 - 01:00 08:30 - 23:00
  Saturday 08:30 - 01:00 08:30 - 19:00
  Sunday 08:30 - 01:00 08:30 - 17:00
  Public Holidays 08:30 - 01:00 08:30 - 17:00

24-Hour Access Period (Semester A & B only)
2 Weeks Prior to Revision Periods (3)
  Monday to Friday 24 Hours 08:30 - 23:00
  Saturday 24 Hours 08:30 - 19:00
  Sunday 24 Hours 12:00 - 18:00
  Public Holidays 24 Hours Closed
Revision and Examination Periods (3) Access is restricted for some categories of users during revision and examination periods.
Monday to Friday 24 Hours 08:30 - 23:00
Saturday 24 Hours 08:30 - 19:00
Sunday 24 Hours 08:30 - 17:00
Public Holidays 24 Hours 08:30 - 17:00
 
Breaks (4)
Monday & Friday 08:30 - 23:00 08:30 - 20:00
Tuesday to Thursday 08:30 - 23:00 08:30 - 18:00
Saturday 08:30 - 23:00 08:30 - 17:00
Sunday 08:30 - 23:00 Closed
Public Holidays (2) 08:30 - 23:00 Closed

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

Notes:

  1. Excluding the four weeks preceding the Student Revision Periods of Semester A and B.

  2. The Library will be closed on the following days: January 1st, December 25th and the first three days of Lunar New Year.

  3. Two weeks prior to & also during the Revision and Examination Periods of Semester A and B, selected areas of the Library will open 24 hours. However, the Library will be closed at 23:00 on the last day of the Examination Period.

  4. Excluding Easter Breaks (The Circulation Counter / Semi-closed Collection / Media Resources Collection will be closed on the Easter Sunday if it does not fall in the Revision and Examination Period)

  5. All service counters will be closed at 6:00 p.m. on the following days: Mid-Autumn Festival, Winter Solstice, Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve and Lunar New Year's Eve. If these special days fall on a Public Holiday or Sunday during Term Breaks, the service counters will remain closed.

  6. 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.