Shenzhen Library is a public place where users visit to read, select materials, request information from staff, and attend programs. It’s our users’ responsibility to build up public awareness, and maintain a quiet and pleasant environment.

  • 1.
    Abide by the public order, follow the Rules of conduct and management of the library and the staff’s instructions.
  • 2.
    Protect and respect for intellectual property, photocopying reasonably and handle all library materials with care, take no more than two items from the shelves at a time and return them to the designated area after you have read them.
  • 3.
    Wear the appropriate and neat attire in the library, behave properly, do not occupy seats by personal belongings; no smoking, eating and drinking in the library; pets, dangerous goods are prohibited in the library.
  • 4.
    Take care of your personal belongings. Bags and other personal items can be kept in the deposit boxes.。
  • 5.
    Please keep quiet, switch off mobile phones and other communication devices or set them at the quiet mode in the library.
  • 6.
    Handle all library materials and facilities with care. You will have to pay the cost of the item lost or damaged according to the laws and regulations.
  • 7.
    Be familiar with fire passage way after entering the library. In case of emergency, library users will be evacuated following the staff’s instructions.
  • 8.
    Public library is a place created for the benefit of the public cultural welfare, ads or selling merchandise are prohibited in the library.
  • 9.
    Readers under 14 may use the children's service area.
  • 10.
    Visitors in group should make a visit appointment with the library office in advance.