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Please return your borrowed items to the Library on or before the due date to avoid overdue fines

For the convenience of users, a number of 24-hour book drops are provided. Refer to the tables below for details of locations and pick-up times.

Under normal circumstances (except for prolonged public holidays or special service arrangements), returns made via book drops will be reflected in your borrower record within 1–2 working days. You are encouraged to check your borrower record online after returning materials via the book drop service and report any discrepancies to the Library as soon as possible.

The following types of materials cannot be placed in book drops and must be returned to the User Services Counter

  • Books borrowed through Interlibrary Loan or HKALL
  • Items checked out from Special Collections and Archives
  • Books with attached CD-ROMs or CDs
  • Multimedia materials
  • Music scores
  • Items from the Course Readings collection (these should be returned to the User Services Counter of their home library)
  • Books that you personally borrowed using a JULAC card
Kowloon Tong Campus Weekdays*Saturdays*
Book drop located by the entrance of Shaw TowerPicture of Book drop located by the entrance of Shaw TowerTwo pick-up times per day (AM & PM)Two pick-up times per day (AM & PM)
Book drop located outside the entrance of Chinese Medicine LibraryPicture of Book drop located outside the entrance of Chinese Medicine LibraryTwo pick-up times per day (AM & PM)Two pick-up times per day (AM & PM)
Book drops on Ho Sin Hang CampusPicture of Book drops on Ho Sin Hang CampusTwo pick-up times per day (AM & PM)^One pick-up time per day only (AM)
Book drop on the ground floor of the CVA BuildingPicture of Book drop on the ground floor of the CVA BuildingTwo pick-up times per day (AM & PM)^One pick-up time per day only (AM)
Book drop on the ground floor of SCE TowerPicture of Book drop on the ground floor of SCE TowerTwo pick-up times per day (AM & PM)^One pick-up time per day only (AM)

* There will be no collection on public holidays.
^ Pick-up session at PM is available during the semester only.

Shek Mun CampusWeekdays*Saturdays*
Book drop located on 4/F of the CIE Building

(available when CIE Building opens)
Picture of Book drop located on 4/F of the CIE BuildingTwo pick-up times per day (AM & PM)Two pick-up times per day (AM & PM)

* There will be no collection on public holidays.

Last updated: 19 October 2020