Library Cards

Applying for the Use of Smart ID Card for Library Services

You can use your Smart ID card for library services rather than carrying a separate library card. Learn the application procedure and download the application form here.

Applying for a Library Card

Learn how to apply for a free library card in order to gain access to the public libraries in Hong Kong.

Applying for the Library Card for Guarantor’s Use

Learn how to apply for a free library card for guarantor’s use through this webpage in order to cater for the reading needs of the children, the elderly and the mobility handicapped.

Applying for the Library Card for Guarantor's Use (Secondary Guarantor)

Learn how to apply for a free library card for guarantor’s use (secondary guarantor) through this webpage in order to cater for the reading needs of the children, the elderly and the mobility handicapped.

Reporting Loss of Smart ID Card Allowed for Library Purpose

If you lose your Smart ID card allowed for public library services, you need to report loss to both the Immigration Department and the Hong Kong Public Libraries. Find out how to report loss and download the form here.

Reporting Loss and Replacement of Library Card

Lost your library card? Find out how to apply for a replacement here.