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   1. Open time: Monday to Sunday: 9 am-12pm; 2pm-5pm; 6pm- 9:30pm

   2. Address: General Information Desk on the second floor, Tel: 86-755-26032935

   3. Application Candidate: Chinese residents and foreigners at the age of or up to 16-year old.´╝łOur library don't apply children's books and reading area, so we don't apply library cards for children under 16-year old temporarily)

   4. Types of Reader's Card : Readers can choose different deposit, then readers can borrow books from all public library in Shenzhen

   1)50 RMB Deposit: 2 Chinese items (contain Chinese books, Chinese bound periodical, audio-visual materials, braille literature)

   2)100 RMB Deposit: 5 Chinese items(appended 100 yuan can borrow more 5 Chinese books from Shenzhen University Town Library)

   3)200 RMB Deposit: 1 foreign language book(appended 200 yuan can borrow more 1 foreign language book)

   4)300 RMB Deposit: 5 Chinese books + 1 foreign language book

   5)600 EMB Deposit: 5 Chinese books + 1 foreign language book + 5 Shenzhen University Town Library Chinese books + 1 Shenzhen University Town Library foreign language book) 

   5. Application procedure:

   1)Self-help application: People has second generation id card can apply by self-help machine or library self-service machine

   2)Application with a valid I.D. certificate(Identification card or passport)  à Fill out the Application Form for the Reader's card à Copy the certificate à Pay in the deposit according to the card type selected à Photography à To collect the card at the service desk after 15 minutes

   3)Changing a new card, please go to the information desk on the second floor

   4)University faculty members and students can open a library city function for free at the information desk on the second floor

   6. Loss register, Replacement and Withdrawal

   1). Loss register: The loss of a reader's card must be reported to the library immediately and a register procedure should be processed by I.D. certificates such as a I.D. card. Or users may report by making a call to 26032935 before the loss register at the library; a replacement card may be issued on a payment basis of RMB10; the responsibility lies with the users if the loss register is not made timely or the card is lent by users.

   2). Withdraw library card or cancel the loan service function: Before withdrawing library card or canceling the loan service function, readers need return all books and pay the fine. Withdrawing library card or canceling the loan service function must show reader card and valid identity certificate, and we will return your deposit. If people withdraw for other people, he must show valid identity certificate of both of them.

   3). University faculty member and students should finish the returning process with the university card and demission procedure list before demission or leaving. Graduates should send in the academic thesis according to the Instructions on sending in the Academic Thesis before the withdrawal procedure.

   7. Notice:

   1). Reader's card should be used by the applicant himself and should not be lent to others. Card holders should be responsible to the reader's card and the materials borrowed;

   2). The valid period for each reader's card is 2 years and should be test and verified timely after expiration (free of charge). The card type may be changed based on user's need when test and verify is made.

   3). Initial reader's card is free. Reader's card should be kept appropriately and the replacement of the card will be charged RMB10 if the worn-out occurred from inappropriate use.