Library Renovation Updates


The new Library 1/F has been returning to service in phases to all users since 1 November 2021. The main areas involved, the service offered and the availability of book collections are listed in the tabular format below:

Month/PhaseAreas InvolvedServices Offered

Availability of

Book Collections / LC Classification

November 2021Library 1/F Entrance and 1/F South
  • New Service Counter
  • Study Rooms
  • Activity Room for teaching
  • Course Reserves / Requests Pickup area
  • Flexible seating for study
A-BD (1/F)
December 2021Reading Room
  • Trial run of Late Reading Room overnight service
January 2022Computer Room on the 1/F
  • Resumption of Late Reading Room overnight service
  • New Computer Room that equipped with Notebook Computer and Multi-Function Printers
  • BF-DS794 (1/F)
  • HM1101-HN (2/F)
  • HQ-J (3/F)
  • High Use Books
  • References
February 2022 (expected)1/F North area
  • More study rooms and book collections
  • DS795-HJ (1/F)
April 2022 (expected)Opening of the M/F and the new internal lift (pending Buildings Department approval)
  • New Internal Lift
  • New featured study space
  • HM1-1100 (M/F)

We are grateful for your understanding in supporting the Library during the renovation. Look forward to seeing you in the exciting Library new space and hope you enjoy using it.