Returning

Borrowers must return their loans to the Library on or before the due dates.

All loans must be returned on recall.

Fines are charged for late returns.

Loans checked out from MMW Library can be returned to the Tseung Kwan O Study Centre Learning Commons, or vice versa.

Special materials, such as reserve collection, must be returned to the appropriate counters of the Library

All items with "Checked Out" status in the Library System shall remain as loans to the borrowers


All overdue fines will be calculated according to the official library opening hours/days:

Loan Period
Period Overdue
Fine Rate
Maximum Fine
30-day and 90-day loans
1 day or more
$1 per day
$30 in 30 days
14-day, 7-day and 3-day loans
1 day or more
$2 per day
$40 in 20 days
3-hour loans
1 hour or more
$2 per hour
$60 in 30 hours