The Hong Kong Central Library is the main library of the territory featuring a comprehensive collection of more than 1 million volumes. It is housed within a 12-storey building located at the intersection of Moreton Terrace and Causeway Road in Causeway Bay, Wan Chai District in Hong Kong. It faces the Victoria Harbour.
The building, which was completed in 2001, features neoclassical-postmodern architecture, complete with arches, columns, and a Roman pediment. Inside are a spacious atrium and glass-walled elevators. The library is also equipped with state-of-the-art power supply line and dataline.
Apart from books and other published resources, the Hong Kong Central Library also boasts of high-tech digital resources including a Multimedia Information System (MMIS). Document imaging materials are also available, such as drawings, manuscripts, microfilms, clippings, reports, posters, newspapers, photos, maps, pictures, black-and-white document images etc.
The library also includes six subject reference departments, a toy library, young adult library, map library, exhibition hall and a cafe. There are also about 25 computers open to the public for checking email, doing online research, or just surfing the web.
The Hong Kong Central Library is located at 66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. It is open daily, from 10am to 9pm. Admission is free. It can be accessesd by bus, public light bus, tram (Causeway Rd. Tram ), MTR (Causeway Bay station) or taxi.