Library will be Closed on 1 & 2 Oct 2020

2020-09-24 09:51 | Notice
The Library will be closed on 1 & 2 Oct 2020 and reopen on Saturday, 3 Oct 2020, from 8:30am to 10:00pm. Please check our latest opening hours at

Please contact us via the following channels:  
Call 2766-6863 (During Library Opening Hours)  
WhatsApp 6423-0820    
Pao Yue-kong Library 
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Library Reopens All Floors on 7 Sep 2020

2020-09-03 09:53 | Notice

From 7 Sep 2020, the Library will reopen all floors to PolyU students, staff, Graduate and Special Borrower Library Card Holders. 
Opening hours effective 7 Sep 2020 until further notice  
Mondays to Saturdays: 8:30 am to 10 pm 
Sundays:12:00 noon to 9 pm 
Public Holidays: Closed 

After the Library reopens, i-Booking for computers, designated database workstations and  i-Space facilities will resume for eligible users. (Two Bloomberg workstations currently on P/F will be relocated back to 4/F i-Space) 
The following areas and facilities will be temporarily closed until further notice: 

Extension of Due Dates

2020-08-10 09:25 | Notice

The Library have extended all loans with due dates from 15 Jul 2020, except the recalled items, short-loan items (i.e. Reserve books and AV Collection items), and the non-PolyU books (i.e. HKALL and ILL books). The extended due date of applicable loans and renewals:

Loans and renewals by academic, research & administrative staff, and postgraduate students: extended to the new term loan due date, i.e. 11 Jan 2021, or the expiry date of the borrower’s current status whichever is earlier.

Loans and renewals by undergraduate students and other borrowers: extended to 30 Sep 2020, or the expiry date of the borrower’s current status whichever is earlier.

All loans are subject to recall. Borrowers should return loans by due date as far as possible. Late return will be liable to overdue fine. Please login at to check the latest due date of your borrowed item(s). 

[LER] Alternative Quiet Study Space for Library Users (3 Aug 2020 to 31 Aug 2023)

2020-08-03 09:00 | Notice

Alternative quiet study areas are now available to students and Library users on campus during the LER project!

Library Alternative Quiet Study Areas

[LER] Kick-off of Library Extension and Revitalisation Project & Suspension of 4/F and 5/F Toilets at Back Staircases (late Jul - late Nov 2020)

2020-07-28 09:00 | Notice
The Library Extension and Revitalisation (LER) Project will kick start by renovating the toilets at the back staircases on all floors. To improve and upgrade the toilet facilities, the 5/F Female Student Toilet and 4/F Male Student Toilet will be temporarily closed for renovation from late Jul to end of Nov 2020. During this period, Library users may use the toilets at front staircases as follows: 


Revision of Library Opening hours from 27 July 2020

2020-07-25 13:48 | Notice

Due to the resurgence of coronavirus infections in the community, effective 27 July 2020, the Library’s opening hours will be as follows until further notice: 

Mondays to Fridays:  10 am to 7pm 
Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays:  Closed 

For more information on current Library opening arrangements, please refer to this notice.  

Before your visit to the Library, please refer to the Library Homepage for the latest service updates and opening hours. 

Please contact us via the following channels:  

Updates for Graduate and Special Borrower Library Card Holders

2020-05-25 17:51 | Notice

Updates for Graduate and Special Borrower Library Card Holders

Library Reopening on 4 May 2020

2020-04-30 10:20 | Notice

The Library will reopen to PolyU students and staff from 4 May 2020 and Graduate and Special Borrower Library card holders from 15 June 2020. Opening hours are 8:30am-10:00pm Mon-Sat and 12:00nn-9:00pm Sun (excluding public holidays). The 24 Hour Study Centre, G/F Quiet Study Zone and all group rooms of the Library will remain closed.

All users are required to wear a mask when in the Library. Please do not move the tables and chairs around so as to keep a safe social distance.  Visit our Library Facebook / IG to see the new arrangement of the Library physical space.