The objectives of the Association shall be:
- To encourage the development of policies promoting the provision of information and library services in Hong Kong. This shall include the provision of guidelines and standards for such services.
- To provide for librarianship and information work, a focal point as well as a network of formal and informal communication within Hong Kong and with China and other countries.
- To unite and promote the interests of all persons engaged in library and information work in Hong Kong, and to ensure the effective representation of the interests of members.
- To encourage professional education and training for librarianship and information work in Hong Kong.