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Library Extension and Revitalisation (LER) Project

Learn about the vision, project overview and latest news of the Library Extension and Revitalisation (LER) Project which will transform the PolyU Library into a modern learning hub for the PolyU community.

Progress of the Outstanding Construction Works of the Library Extension & Revitalisation (LER) Project

Outstanding Construction Works Planned Construction Period Completion Status
Construct new top floor and IAQ works Aug 2020 – Apr 2022 In Progress
Internal bridges 3/F - 5/F May – Sept 2021 Extended to mid 2022
1/F South Wing May – Aug 2021 Completed in Dec 2021*
P/F - counter, stack space and staircase no. 2 lobby Dec 2021 – early Apr 2022 Extended to June 2022
G/F South Wing Dec 2021 – early Apr 2022 Extended to June 2022
G/F North Wing and 3/F  May – Aug 2022 In Progress
P/F and main entrance May – Oct 2023  

*Defects rectification in progress.
Major noisy works will be suspended during revision & examination period. 

For enquiries about progress of construction works, please contact Project in charge of the Campus Development Office, Mr. John Lai at Tel.: 2766-7887 or CDO Hotline: 2766-7766, Email:

The LER project has commenced in late July 2020 and the target date of completion is the 4th quarter in 2023. Here is a timeline of the major works taking place during this period. 


Important Dates


LER Project was approved by the Financial Committee of LegCo


Renovation of toilets at Staircase No. 2 areas
(completed in Nov 2020)


Construction of additional floor (6/F)
(to be completed in Apr 2022)


Replacement of fireman's lift
(completed in Jun 2021)


Installation of new compact shelves in G/F South Wing
(completed in Sept 2021)


Renovation of toilets at Staircase No. 1 areas
(completed in Sept 2021)


Construction of internal bridges connecting North and South Wings

(extended to mid 2022)
Upgrade of passengers lifts
(completed in Nov 2021)

1/F renovation
(completed in Dec 2021)


Library Podium Level service counter and shelf area renovation
(extended to June 2022)


G/F South Wing renovation
(extended to June 2022)


G/F North Wing and 3/F renovation
(to be completed in Aug 2022)


Library Podium Level and entrance renovation
(to be completed in Oct 2023)


Planned Project Completion