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Free eBook Week

To celebrate World Book Day and Hong Kong Reading for All Day on 23 April 2024, EdCity launches 'Free eBook Week' from 23 April to 29 April 2024. During this special week, primary and secondary school students can access a remarkable collection of over 3,000 free eBooks, thanks to the generous support of more than 40 local and overseas publishers. 

EdCity has been dedicated to promoting a reading culture and, in line with the prevalence of e-learning, has created a relaxing and enjoyable digital reading environment. The multifunctional ‘EdBookShelf’ allows students to browse thousands of free e-books on various themes. With just one click, readers can immerse themselves in a personalised electronic library anytime and anywhere. 


How to Join 

Start from 10am on 23 April, log in EdCity website and click on ‘Free eBook Week’ to browse over 3,000 ebooks. From there, choose your favourite books and add them into ‘Free eBook Week’ or ‘EdBookShelf’ to enjoy unlimited free access for a period of seven days. 

3 Steps to Getting Started

Step 1: Log in to EdCity website. 

Step 2: Select ‘Free eBook Week’ to explore a catalogue of over 3,000 books available for free access. 

Step 3: Choose your favourite titles and add them to the ‘Free eBook Week’ or ‘EdBookshelf’  to enjoy unlimited free access for a period of seven days. 



Other Reading Activity 

EdCity has specially invited the renowned picture book author Benny Lau to host the ‘EdCity World Book Day Event Series (2): Picture Books × Shared Reading—Creative Teaching’ on 27 April 2024 (Saturday) from 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM. Benny Lau will not only read picture books with the children but also allow parents to learn shared reading techniques and guide children in listening to stories and learning to share. Furthermore, he will encourage the children to engage in simple creative activities through games and questions. The event is designed for preschool children and their parents to enjoy together in a family-friendly setting. 

 Interested families are encouraged to register on the EdCity website. 

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