Past Notices

Library Opening Hours - 25 & 26 Oct 2020

2020-10-19 15:44 | Notice
Please note the special opening hours of the Library during Chung Yeung Festival & the day following Chung Yeung Festival:
Date: Library Hours:
25 Oct 2020 (Sun) Chung Yeung Festival Closed
26 Oct 2020 (Mon) The day following Chung Yeung Festival 8:30am - 10pm
Remarks: Access to PolyU Library for JULAC Library Card holders is temporarily suspended until further notice.

[LER] Temporary Closure of Back Staircase From 1/F to 3/F and Noisy Works (Oct 2020)

2020-10-07 16:57 | Notice


The back staircase from 1/F to 3/F will be temporarily closed for renovation works from 1 to 30 Oct 2020. Please use the front staircase or elevators for accessing other floors if needed. 

Construction works for plant room extension will be carried out near the back staircase on 1/F from 5 to 31 Oct 2020. Please excuse the noise and disruption during the works period.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

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 https://www.lib.polyu.edu.hk/about-us/hours.

Enquiries  
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. Access to PolyU Library for JULAC Library Card holders is temporarily suspended until further notice. 
 
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:
See General Holiday Hours 

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: 

  • Group rooms (G/F and 3/F) 
  • Group study booths in i-Space (4/F North Wing) 
  • Learning Lab 1 and 2 (3/F South Wing) 
  • 24-Hour Study Centre (G/F) 

Do also take note of renovation works taking place in the Library during this period.  

All users are required to wear a mask properly when in the Library. Please do not move the tables and chairs around so as to keep a safe social distance 

Renewal and new application for Graduate Library Cards will resume on 7 Sep 2020.  

Valid Library Card holders are required to sign the University’s health declaration upon their first-time access via the PolyU campus turnstiles. After a Library Card is renewed or replaced, the Card Holder will be required to sign the health declaration again. 

Graduate and Special Borrower Card holders
The Library has already extended the validity of Graduate and Special Borrower Library Cards for 48 days from their original expiry dates (on or after 21 Jul 2020) because of the inaccessible period between 21 Jul and 6 Sep 2020.

For items whose due date falls within the inaccessible period between 21 Jul and 6 Sep 2020, please return them on or before 21 Sep 2020 otherwise fines will be incurred. Library items can be returned via the Library’s 24-hour Book Drop located outside the campus turnstiles on Podium Level (near public footbridge towards Exit A Hung Hom MTR Station) when the Library is closed.

Before visiting the Library, please check the Library Homepage for the latest service updates and opening hours.  


Enquiries  

Please contact us via the following channels:  

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 https://www.lib.polyu.edu.hk/my-record to check the latest due date of your borrowed item(s). 

You may return Library items to the book drop situated below the Loan & Return Counter at Library P/F during Library opening hours, or via the book drop located outside the campus turnstiles on Podium Level (near public footbridge towards Exit A Hung Hom MTR Station) when the Library is closed.

If you are unable to return borrowed items in person, the Library may accept other means of delivery, e.g. by post or by courier. Please contact us by email at lbcir@polyu.edu.hk should you need further assistance on returning of items.

[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

Location: S403 and Z302
Duration: 3 Aug 2020 to 31 Aug 2023
Time: 8:30a.m to 11:30a.m. (Mon to Sat)

Students and Library users may opt to use the above alternative study areas for quiet study during the course of the construction works, while regular Library services are maintained throughout the project.

Do visit and bookmark the LER webpage to stay tuned for the latest update!

Thank you for your patience and understanding!

[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: 

 

Front Staircases of the Library: G/F 1/F P/F 3/F 4/F 5/F
Female Student Toilet  
Male Student Toilet    
Accessible Toilet          


Visit and bookmark this webpage for the latest news on LER Project!

The renovation works will involve some noise and disruption. We apologize for the inconvenience caused. Thank you for your understanding. 

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. 

Enquiries  
Please contact us via the following channels:  

From 21 July, only Library P/F opens to PolyU students and staff with Physical Resources Retrieval Service

2020-07-19 12:12 | Notice

Due to the resurgence of coronavirus infections in the community, effective Tuesday 21 July, the P/F study area will be open to PolyU/CPCE students and staff only until further notice. The rest of the Library and the 24-Hour Study Centre will be closed. 

 

Opening hours are: 

 

Effective 27 July 2020

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

 

All users are required to wear a mask properly when in the Library. Please do not move the tables and chairs around so as to keep a safe social distance.  

 

Computers, printers and photocopying services on the P/F are available to users on a first-come, first served basis. Two Bloomberg workstations located on the P/F can be booked by PolyU students and staff using the Library iBooking System

 

PolyU/CPCE students and staff can use the Physical Resources Retrieval Service to request for print books and physical AV resources during this period.  

 

All users who want to return Library items, please do so via the Book Drop located outside the campus turnstiles on Podium Level (near public footbridge towards Exit A Hung Hom MTR Station) when the Library is closed. 

 

For Graduate Library and Special Borrower card holders, all borrowed items can be returned within 1 week after access to Library has been resumed again. No fines will be incurred for items borrowed whose original due dates fall within the period of no access to the Library. Please ignore automatically generated overdue notices sent out during this period. 

 

 

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

 
Enquiries 

Please contact us via the following channels: 

Library Opening Arrangements from 15 July 2020

2020-07-14 14:44 | Notice

Due to the resurgence of coronavirus infections in the community, effective 15 July 2020, the Library’s opening hours will be as follows until further notice:

Mondays to Fridays:  8:30am - 7pm
Saturdays: 9am – 6pm
Sundays/Public Holidays: Closed

During this period, the seating spaces at 4/F North Wing will be closed. The 24-Hour Study Centre and all group rooms remain closed. Printing and computer services remain as usual.

Users who want to return Library items, please do so via the Book Drop located outside the campus turnstiles on Podium Level (near public footbridge towards Exit A Hung Hom MTR Station) when the Library is closed.

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


Enquiries

Please contact us via the following channels:

    Call 2766-6863 (During Library Opening Hours)

    WhatsApp 6423-0820 (Mon-Fri: 9am – 7pm, Sat: 9am – 6pm)  

    Write to us

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