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Youth Square 'Book Crossing Festival 2022' soon to be held in mid-October

Youth Square 'Book Crossing Festival 2022' soon to be held in mid-October

All are welcome to enjoy happiness of reading

HONG KONG, Oct. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Youth Square 'Book Crossing Festival 2022' will be held from 14 to 16 October at Y Studio, allowing participants to exchange books by adopting 'place one, pick one' approach. Those who do not have books to share are also welcome to join workshops, including NFT Book Cover Workshop, Leather Notepad Charm Workshop, Denim Notebook Workshop, Traditional Hong Kong Style Mini Book Workshop and Pop-up Book Workshop. With the theme of 'Happiness in books' this year, all are welcome to join a day of reading to find happiness from books.

Youth Square ‘Book Crossing Festival 2022’ will be held from 14 to 16 October at Y Studio, all are welcome to join.
Youth Square ‘Book Crossing Festival 2022’ will be held from 14 to 16 October at Y Studio, all are welcome to join.

'Why not try to find happiness within yourself?' Not only does reading help ones gain wiser, calm the minds and sooth the souls, but it can also actually bring people happiness. The three-day 'Book Crossing Festival 2022' will feature various activities, including handicraft workshops, celebrity sharing, celebrity books and interactive games etc. The Festival has invited Ms Sabrina Ng ('Ping') and Mr Ko Kong Ling ('Ko Ling') from Pomato Studio, a popular local online platform and Mr Chan Wing Him, a local singer-song writer, to share their mental journey of their creative process, their reading experience and ways to happiness with youth.

Since the first 'Book Crossing Festival' organised by Youth Square in 2011, it has grown to become a popular event for book lovers and over hundred thousand of books have been exchanged since then. In addition to promoting green reading culture, 'Book Crossing' also enables books to extend their life through exchange. The free pre-registration of Youth Square 'Book Crossing Festival 2022' is now open for all, book lovers are welcome to make online reservation. Book now to enjoy happiness of reading.

Youth Square 'Book Crossing Festival 2022':


14 – 16 October 2022 (Friday – Sunday)


10:30am – 6:45pm


1st session: 10:30am – 12:45pm

2nd session: 1pm – 2:45pm

3rd session: 3pm – 4:45pm

4th session: 5pm – 6:45pm


Y Studio, 2/F, Youth Square (MTR Chai Wan Station Exit A)

How to participate:

All participants are required to make advance reservation online via event link, prior to participate in the festival. Four time slots will be served each event day with limited quota, and application will not be accepted once quota is exhausted.

Event link:

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Youth Square
The Youth Square, which came into full operation in 2010, is a youth development project of the Home and Youth Affairs Bureau of the HKSAR Government, with an aim to be the hub of diversified youth development activities for youth to develop their potential. Youth Square facilities include the 643-seat Y Theatre, Y Studio, multi-function areas and the Y Loft which has 148 guest rooms. Youth Square has been conducting events under three themes, including "Music & Dance", "Arts & Culture" and "Community Engagement". Youth Square is located in Chai Wan and is managed and operated by New World Facilities Management Company Limited on a non-profit making basis.

6G model is Youth Square's guiding principle. 6G refers to Groom, Grow, Glow, Green, Global Vision and Give Back. Official website:

Y Loft
Y Loft is conveniently located, 3-minute walk from Chai Wan MTR Station. The 148-room Y Loft is located in Youth Square's Main Block and Hostel Block. Room selection includes Twin, Twin Room with Balcony, Triple, House of Six, Duplex and Accessible Rooms. Accessible Rooms, with widened corridor and more space, are designed to deliver the same comfort and peace of mind to visitors with disabilities.

New World Facilities Management Company Limited
New World Facilities Management Company Limited is a non-profit making company and a subsidiary of New World Development Company Limited (Hong Kong Stock Code: 00017.HK). Embracing the mission of youth development and supporting youth to contribute to society, we strive to develop Youth Square as the platform for youth to exchange knowledge and experience and to develop and discover their potential.

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