Saint Francis University Library

Revised Service Hours & Re-Opening of the Learning Commons

In light of the current situation of COVID-19, the Library will re-open the Learning Commons and adjust its opening hours as follows with effect from 15 September 2020:

CBCC Campus
CIHE Campus
Learning Commons
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

*The Library will regularly review its opening hours and make service adjustments with regard to the situation of COVID-19 and the demand for use.

Health protection measures

  • Users must wear a surgical mask within the Library at all times.
  • Users are advised to clean their hands with alcohol-based handrubs placed at the entrance to the CBCC Library.
  • Seating has been reduced at study areas and plastic partitions have been installed to separate computer workstations.
  • Group discussion rooms will remain closed. No booking services will be offered.

Return of loaned items

All overdue fines of library loaned items with due dates that fall on 31 August 2020 and after will be waived until 5 October 2020 inclusive (excluding reserve collection items).


  • Please check our Library website regularly for the updates on opening hours and the latest news.
  • To access the online resources from off-campus, you can view the e-textbooks here. You can also use the Discovery platform to search for other e-books and e-journals for reading, and browse the A-Z list e-databases for research.

For assistance, please call 3653-6620 during opening hours or email