A mother reads to her baby son at the at pop-up library initiative held in Tuen Mun Cultural Square in November, as part of efforts to encourage Hongkongers to read more.

How digital age has forced Hong Kong’s libraries and librarians to change ways they get us to read

  • Various initiatives include increasing access and range of e-books, holding outdoor pop-up libraries around the city and loaning books to pre-schools
  • Use of printed books down as surveys show e-books read by only 12 per cent of internet users while just 36 per cent of primary school pupils ‘love reading’
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A mother reads to her baby son at the at pop-up library initiative held in Tuen Mun Cultural Square in November, as part of efforts to encourage Hongkongers to read more.
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