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Library Support During COVID-19: Safety Precautions

Safety Precautions during COVID-19 Pandemic

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic, all Library users should pay attention to the following precautionary measures.

Be sure to check the Library’s latest Opening Hours and Notices before visiting.


Library Safety Measures Do Your Part to Stay Safe
  • We have installed dividers between seats.
  • Air purifiers are placed in study areas, group rooms and studios.
  • Study areas are sprayed with anti-antimicrobial coating invented by PolyU.
  • Touchless lift panels have been installed in the new passenger lifts.
  • Do not move any furniture around.
  • Use only seats with chairs.
  • Hand sanitizers are placed at Library Entrance and service counters, and near self-checkout stations.
  • Wash hands regularly and avoid touching your face.
  • Cleaning in high traffic areas and high-touch surfaces has been strengthened.
  • Self-checking stations are provided for borrowing or returning of books or AV materials. There are also self-service kiosks for checking out loanable digital devices and AV accessories at i-Space and Multimedia Commons. 
  • Self-service lockers are provided for students to temporarily store their devices when they need to leave the desk for a short period time
  • Use self-service facilities to check out books, AV materials or loanable digital devices.
  • You are encouraged to bring your own computing devices.

  • Library staff will put books returned into a UV book sterilizer before passing them to other users or re-shelving.
  • A self-service UV book sterilizer is provided on Podium Floor for users to sterilize books.

  • Use self-checkout stations in the Library to check out and return PolyU books and audiovisual materials.
  • Return PolyU books and
    audiovisual materials via the 24x7 automated book
    return station
     located outside the campus turnstiles on the Podium Level near public footbridge towards Exit A Hung Hom MTR Station.
  • Transparent acrylic shields are installed at all service counters. 
  • Requests for large format printing can be submitted online.
  • For assistance, you may also reach Library staff by phone (2766-6863), Whatsapp (2766-6863), online form.

The Library will closely monitor the development of the COVID-19 situation and update this page accordingly. 

Contact Us

By Phone 2766-6863
WhatsApp 2766-6863 (service hours)
Online Enquiry Online Form
Information Consultancy Service Contact your Faculty Librarians on in-depth research questions