Library Services Offered to Spouses of Full-time Staff


Spouse of full-time staff members are welcome to apply for free loan privileges. Please visit the webpage ( for detailed information.

Services for Spouse Library Card Holders

  1. Access
    1. Spouse Card Holders can visit the Library in person.

  2. Loan/Request Quota 1
    Items Quota/Periods
    Circulating Books 40 items / 30 days
    Book Request Quota 6 items
    Media Resources 2 item / 3 days
    Semi-closed (Reserve) / Closed Access Materials 3 items / 5 hours, 1 day or 3 days

  3. Electronic Resources
  4. Instructional Services and Tours
    • No face-to-face instructional services (including library classes and library tours) are provided for Spouse Card Holders.
    • Most online instruction, including online tours, online tutorials and online guides developed for CityU students and staff are also accessible by Spouse Card holders.

  5. Reference Services
    • Spouse Card holders may seek reference help at the Virtual Instruction and Reference Help Desk.

  6. Other Services and Facilities
    Services/Facilities Availability
    AV EquipmentYes
    Group Discussion RoomsNo
    HKALL BooksNo
    Interlibrary Loan (ILL)No
    JULAC CardNo
    Octopus Card-operated Fast PrintingYes
    Public Terminals (OPAC)Yes
    Quota Controlled Fast PrintingNo
    Special Terminals 2Yes
    Study CarrelsNo
    Guided Library ToursNo

  7. Help


  1. Details refer to Library's Borrowing Regulations
    ( The Library may make any changes without further notice.
  2. Details refer to PC workstations for Spouse Library Card Holders