Difficult to travel abroad in recent years? Why not take this time to discover the local heritage in the city.
From now till the end of August, Good Read Corner@Library features literary works about places with cultural and historical implications, e.g. old housing estates, factory buildings etc. Explore a different Hong Kong by following the steps of photographers and historians.
Come pick a good read to start time travel and find out the beauty of Hong Kong!
Are there only books in the Library? Far from that.
Many Academy Award nominations and award-winning movies have just arrived and added to our DVD collection! Bring any of the superb movies home and chill out your summer.
Need more books for your study?
If you find our Library collection doesn’t have what you need, don’t worry. You are most welcome to submit your request during the Library Recommendation Week (8-12 March 2021).
We care about your recommendation. The more books you suggest, the more extensive our collection will be!
A holiday is here, and so are some good reads. Chock-full of great health, dieting and fitness reads would let you dive into the long weekend. No matter if you want to have inspiration on living styles, information on health and self-management, or just to read recent bestsellers, these books have you covered.
Poems from Louise Glück, the winner of 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature, are available in the Library!
Louise Glück’s works are known ‘for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal’. Let’s enjoy the beautiful poetic verses by exploring her works.
The chosen theme of Good Read Corner (by the Department of Chinese) for November and December is ‘Classic Readings’. Titles selected are Chinese classics literature guidebooks of many famous classics enjoyed by readers throughout the centuries.
Come pick up a title from the list and immerse yourself in reflecting the various passages.
Thousands of books on a variety of art and design subjects from the Library of Savannah College of Art and Design (Hong Kong) have arrived our Library. Library staff have started to process the titles since the beginning of last month, most of the items will be available on shelves for borrowing soon.
Cantonese is a language with a long history. It is widely used by people in Hong Kong, Macao, the Guangdong Province, as well as parts of Guangxi and Hainan.
However, as time goes by, many phrases that were once popular have gradually become unknown to young people. Various interesting stories behind different expressions are rather difficult to trace nowadays.
If you are interested in this topic, come check out the selected titles under our current theme ‘Cantonese Study’ of the Good Read Corner.
Watching movies at home may be a good choice for such a hot summer night.
New award-winning movies are available at the Multimedia Collection on 2/F of the Library. These new arrivals include Academy Awards (Oscars) and Hong Kong Film Awards winners and nominations this year.
Get ready your popcorns and enjoy the movies of the year.
One of the best ways to learn about other cultures is through books – to know some of the history and traditions of the place.
If literature indeed mirrors the story of a generation, the Taiwan Hsiang-t’u Literature has very much reflected the lives of ordinary Taiwanese people in 1950-1960s. This genre is the current theme of Good Read Corner until the end of April.