|The history of Hangzhou Youth and ChildrenĄ¯s Library can be traced to the ChildrenĄ¯s Reading Room of Zhejiang Provincial Library. It was established in 1982.
With 34 staff members the current library building built in 1999 covers an area of 5,482 square meters. ItĄ¯s a garden-style library including lending, training and education, exhibition sections etc.
It offers a collection of more than 300,000 books including 589 kinds of magazines and various multimedia data and electronic reading materials. Its collection features nearly 10,000 volumes of picture books for children and