News & Events

Temporary Suspension of Some Online Library Services on 12 & 14 Oct 2013

2013-10-08 14:21 | News

Due to ITS Server Relocation and Business Continuity Drill, some online Library services including the off-campus access to the Library electronic resources, iBooking system, OneSearch and Classic Catalogue and myRecord will be affected or temporary suspended on Saturday, 12 Oct 2013 (7am to 8pm) and Monday, 14 Oct 2013 (8am to 4pm).

We are sorry for any inconvenience that may cause to you. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us by email at or by phone at 2766-6863.

Film Shows - The Hunger Games (READ@PolyU)

2013-09-27 16:48 | News

Dear All,

As part of the READ@PolyU programme, you are cordially invited to the film show of The Hunger Games (飢餓遊戲), with details as below:

Date : 1st Show - 4 Oct 2013 (Friday)  
  2nd Show - 10 Oct 2013 (Thursday)
Time : 6:50 - 9:20 PM (Please arrive 15 minutes earlier)
Venue : Chiang Chen Studio Theatre, PolyU
Language : English
Eligibility : All PolyU Staff and Students

Admission is free of charge but prior registration is required. Please access this online form to register and bring along your staff/student ID for verification on the event date. Seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

If you have any queries, please feel free to contact us by email at or by phone at 2766-6873.

With best regards,

READ@PolyU 2013
The Pao Yue-kong Library

Library Opening Hours During Mid-Autumn Festival (19 Sep 2013)

2013-09-16 13:57 | News

Please be informed that the Library will be closed at 7pm on Thursday, 19 Sep 2013. The 24-Hour Study Centre on the G/F will remain open after the Library closes.

May we take this opportunity to wish you a happy Mid-Autumn Festival!

Thank you.

Suspension of Flushing Water Supply

2013-09-16 09:20 | News

Due to urgent repair work of water pipes, supply of flushing water will be suspended until further notice.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.




Suspension of Passenger Lifts (19 Sep 2013)

2013-09-13 17:39 | News

Due to the periodic safety test and examination, two Passenger Lifts will be suspended alternatively as per the following schedule:

Date: 19 Sep 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 09:00am - 12:30pm
Affected Lifts: No. 3  & No. 4

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

PolyU eLinks server maintenance on 23 Aug 2013 at 0700 - 0800

2013-08-22 17:44 | News

Please note that the PolyU eLinks server will be under regular maintenance on 23 Aug 2013 at 0700 - 0800. PolyU eLinks and Extended Search services will be unavailable during this period.

We apologize for the inconvenience caused.

For further enquiries, please call 2766-6864 or 2766-6909


Increased Loan Quota of AV Items & Hold Quota for Students and Staff

2013-08-16 09:27 | News

To facilitate use of AV materials, the loan quota of AV items for students and staff is now increased to 5 and 8 respectively. All users can also enjoy extended loan period (7 days) for most AV items, while popular movies remain on 3-day loan. In addition, the hold (request) quota of students and staff is increased to 10 and 15 respectively.  Please refer to the following link for your loan privileges

Adding Personal Email Address in Library Accounts – Now Available to All Types of Users

2013-08-07 14:17 | News

Now all types of users can add their personal email address in their Library accounts. They can do so after entering myRecord.

With the addition, Library circulation notices and reminders will be sent not only to their PolyU official email address but also to their personal email account. For those users without PolyU official email accounts, the Library will only send notices and reminders to their personal email accounts that they have indicated. Users can also update or remove their personal email addresses from their Library accounts.

System Upgrade for OneSearch on 4 Aug, AM

2013-08-02 08:49 | News

System upgrade for OneSearch will be taking place on 4 Aug 2013, from 9am to 12pm noon.  During the period, there will be limited service and occasional service disruptions for OneSearch service. Other Library services will not be affected. Library users may use Library Classic Catalogue to locate library materials during the time. Please refer to the following link for Library Classic Catalogue:


Library Opening Hours for 2013/14 (Library Circular: 2013/07)

2013-07-31 09:34 | News

Library Opening Hours 2013/2014


Term Time 
2 Sep 2013 - 29 Nov 2013
25 Dec 2013 - 18 Apr 2014
17 May 2014 - 11 Jul 2014

Revision & Examination Period 
30 Nov 2013 - 24 Dec 2013+
19 Apr 2014 - 16 May 2014
12 Jul 2014 - 19 Jul 2014 

Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 11:00 pm 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 11:00 pm 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Public Holidays Please refer to the table of Library
Hours of General Holidays
8:30 am - 11:00 pm


20 Jul - 31 Aug 2014
Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sun/Public Holidays Closed


Library Hours for General Holidays, 2013/2014

Date General Holiday LIB Hours
September 19, 2013 (Thu) Mid-Autumn Festival 8:30am - 7:00pm
September 20, 2013 (Fri) The day following Mid-Autumn Festival Closed
October 1, 2013 (Tue) National Day Closed
October 14, 2013 (Mon) The day following Chung Yeung Festival Closed
December 24, 2013+(Tue) Christmas Eve 8:30am - 7:00pm
December 25, 2013 (Wed) Christmas Day Closed
December 26, 2013 (Thu) The first weekday after Christmas Day Closed
December 31, 2013 (Tue) New Year's Eve 8:30am - 7:00pm
January 1, 2014 (Wed) The first day of January Closed
January 30, 2014 (Thu) The day preceding Lunar New Year 8:30am - 7:00pm
January 31, 2014 (Fri) Lunar New Year's Day Closed
February 1, 2014 (Sat) The second day of the Lunar New Year Closed
February 2, 2014 (Sun) The third day of the Lunar New Year Closed
February 3, 2014 (Mon) The fourth day of the Lunar New Year Closed
April 5, 2014 (Sat) Ching Ming Festival Closed
April 18, 2014 (Fri) Good Friday Closed
April 19, 2014 (Sat) The day following Good Friday 8:30am - 11:00pm
April 20, 2014 (Sun) Easter Sunday 8:30am - 11:00pm
April 21, 2014 (Mon) Easter Monday 8:30am - 11:00pm
May 1, 2014 (Thu) Labour Day 8:30am - 11:00pm
May 6, 2014 (Tue) The Buddha's Birthday 8:30am - 11:00pm
June 2, 2014 (Mon) Tuen Ng Festival Closed
July 1, 2014 (Tue) HKSAR Establishment Day Closed