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Main Library

video for main libraryThe University of Hong Kong Libraries was established in 1912. The Main Library comprises an all-rounded collection of materials in the arts, humanities, architecture, social sciences, and science and technology, giving vital support to teaching and research in the University.

The Main Library occupies the Library Building which is composed of the Old and New Wings. The Old Wing was opened in 1961 and renovated in 1992/93. The New Wing was opened in 1991. The latest innovative establishment is Level 3 which is located on 3/F of the Main Library.


Opening Hours


For the latest hours on specific days, please check the library calendar.

Public Holidays
Bad Weather Arrangement


*As the pandemic situation is evolving, the counter hours are subject to change at short notice.

Enquiries Counter
Monday to Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday to Sunday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone: (852) 3917-5945


Lending Services Counter
Monday to Friday 8:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday to Sunday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Phone: (852) 3917-2202


Virtual Information Counter

Monday to Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Phone: (852) 3917-2202

Fax No.


(852) 2559-5045 / (852) 2517-4615



Main Library, University of Hong Kong,
Pokfulam, Hong Kong.