Library Summer Works 2021

06/06/2021 to 22/08/2021

The Library will be undertaking a number of summer improvements works this year in the various libraries and we apologize for any inconvenience this causes. The works are necessary to improve facilities and services in the Libraries and the optimum time to undertake them is in summer after the exam period. Please contact counter staff in the libraries if you need any assistance or have any concerns with the improvements works being undertaken when you are in the Library.


University Library

  • Hong Kong Literature renovation project (1/F, University Library)
    Renovation works will be carried out to cater for collection growth and create a Hong Kong Literature focused research area. The Hong Kong Studies Collection will be permanently moved to the 4/F of the University Library, and the Hong Kong Literature Collection will be temporarily relocated to the 4/F. Services and access to both collections will not be affected.
    Works period: 17 May – October 2021
  • Re-carpeting (whole library)
    The work will be carried out in phases. Users can still make use of different reading areas in the Library.
    Works period: 17 May – 31 August 2021
  • Air conditioning repair/improvement works (2/F and 4/F, University Library)
    The cool air supply will be temporarily unavailable. 
    Temporary closure of toilets on 4/F from 26 May to 4 June due to drainage pipework.
    Works periods:
    2/F: 17 May – 31 July 2021
    4/F: 17 May – 21 Aug 2021
  • Improvement works for Faculty Study Rooms – replacement of doors, wall re-painting and re-carpeting
    The Work will be carried out in phases. Rooms will be gradually re-opened to eligible users.
    Works period: 17 May – 1 August 2021
  • Remedial work for water leakage (2/F and 4/F, University Library Extension)
    Works periods:
    4/F: 31 May – mid-Jun 2021
    2/F: Mid-June – mid-July 2021
  • Window blind replacement (whole library)
    Works period: 1 – 30 June 2021


Learning Garden and MakerSpace

  • Energy Saving Project – Replace existing lights with LED lights.
    Works period: TBC 


Lee Quo Wei Law Library

  • Re-carpeting and table replacement in Group Study Rooms
    The Law Library 3/F will be closed from 1 June.  Part of the 4/F collection, Group Study Rooms and the Information Commons will be closed on various days from 21 June. During this period, users can still access the 4/F collection.  For book retrieval requests of the following 3/F items, please fill in the Online Retrieval Form. Please contact our staff for assistance at 3943 8641 or send email to for any enquires.
    Works period: 1 – 30 June 2021 


New Asia College Ch'ien Mu Library

  • Refurbish the late reading room (LG/F)
    Works period: 24 May – 21 August 2021
  • Dismantle the glass room and add new bookshelves (1/F)
    Works period: 24 May – 21 August 2021
    During this period, you may send the retrieval request by filling in the Online Book Retrieval Service Form if you want to use the following collections during weekday evening (after 5:30 pm) and weekends. Affected collections: General Education Collection; Periodical Collection (Class A & Z); Multimedia Collection. At other times please ask staff at the help desk for assistance to retrieve items from those collections.
  • Redesign PC areas, replace part of the carpet and repaint the walls (1/F – 2/F)
    PC service on 1/F and 2/F will be temporarily suspended
    Works period: 24 May – 21 August 2021
  • Add dados on the walls in the Group Study Rooms' pillars at the learning cluster (G/F)
    Rooms will be gradually re-opened to users.
    Works period: 24 May – 19 June 2021