Past Notices

Access by JULAC Library Card holders – update

2020-12-15 13:55 | Notice

Due to the resurgence of coronavirus infections in the community, access to PolyU Library for JULAC Library Card holders will continue to be suspended until further notice. During this period, students and staff from other JULAC institutions can still access our books using the HKALL service. The Library will review and update on this temporary arrangement again in end December.  We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Closure of All Group Discussion Areas Effective 11 Dec 2020

2020-12-10 16:16 | Notice

In view of the latest pandemic situation, effective Friday 11 Dec 2020, all group discussion areas including those on G/F and 4/F North Wing will be closed until further notice. All group rooms remain closed.

To protect oneself and others, all Library users are reminded to

  • Wear a mask properly at all times;
  • Observe the Library Food & Drink Policy. Put the mask back on as soon as possible after drinking. Do not consume any drinks when walking. 
  • Keep a safe social distance with others and not to move the tables and chairs away from their original places.

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

Do contact us for further clarification or enquiries.

[LER] Temporary overnight study space for PolyU students and staff (1 Dec 2020 to 30 Sep 2021)

2020-12-01 18:05 | Notice

[Updated on 1 Dec 2020]

The 24-Hour Study Centre located on G/F of the Library is now closed and it will be relocated to 1/F North Wing in the summer of 2021. Temporary overnight study spaces will be available for students on campus during the transitional period:

Location: CD301, 302, 303, 304, and Communal Space

Duration: 1 Dec 2020 to 30 Sep 2021

Time: After Library closes

* Temporary overnight study spaces will be closed when typhoon signal No.8 or above is hoisted.

To protect oneself and others, users are reminded to wear a mask properly at all times and keep a safe social distance with others

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

Thank you for your patience and understanding!

Closure of Group Rooms from 24 Nov 2020

2020-11-23 13:38 | Notice

[Updated on 7 Dec 2020]

Due to the resurgence of coronavirus infections in the community, effective Tuesday 24 Nov 2020, all group  rooms will be temporarily closed until further notice.  Do contact us for further clarification or enquiries.

All users are required to wear a mask properly at all times when they are inside the Library. Users should not move the tables and chairs so as to keep a safe social distance.

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

Library Special Reminders During Revision & Exam Period (23 Nov - 24 Dec 2020)

2020-11-18 13:44 | Notice

Library Hours During Revision & Examination Period

23 Nov - 20 Dec:  8:30 - 22:00
21 Dec: 8:30 - 19:00
22 Dec - 23 Dec: 8:30 - 22:00
24 Dec : 8:30 - 19:00

Alternative overnight study space
The 24-hour Study Centre located on G/F is now closed but alternative overnight study space will be provided in CD301 - 304 and Communal Space. For details, please click here.

Quiet study environment
Silence must be observed in the Library. Noisy users may be asked to leave the Library.

A variety of individual study spaces
Study carrels are available on 4/F and 5/F. Research carrels (Zone A and Zone C) and study seats in Research Carrels (Zone B) on 3/F are open for booking by eligible users one day in advance via PolyU iBooking System.

Be considerate and check out facilities after use
Tap your PolyU ID Card on the check-out reader nearby to release your booked group rooms on G/F and 3/F, research carrels, and study seats in carrels on 3/F after use.

Past examination papers 
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Access by JULAC Library Card holders

2020-11-12 11:04 | Notice

Access to PolyU Library for JULAC Library Card holders is temporarily suspended until further notice due to reduced seating and examination period. During this period, students and staff from other JULAC institutions can still access our books using the HKALL service. Should the COVID-19 pandemic situation allow, PolyU Library plans to resume access to JULAC card users around the latter half of December 2020. Details of resumption of access will be announced around mid-December.

Travel & Health Declaration for Graduate Library Card Holders & other Library Card Holders to access the PolyU campus

2020-11-09 10:43 | Notice

The University requires all students, staff, and visitors to complete the Travel and Health Declaration Form at the campus entrances before they are allowed entry to campus since February 2020. All valid Library Card holders (Graduate, Special Borrower, Reader, etc.) who would like to access the Library are therefore required to complete the Form upon their first-time access via the PolyU campus entrance.

As informed by the University’s Facilities Management Office, visitors may be requested to submit the declaration again from time to time. Normally, only after a Library Card is renewed or replaced, or if there are any subsequent changes in the travel and/or health status, Library Card holders will be required to submit the Travel and Health Declaration again at the campus entrance.

If you have any questions about the campus access arrangements, please contact Campus Control Centre of Facilities Management Office at 2766 7666.

Thank you for your attention.

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
 

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