The history of Huzhou City Library can be traced to Wuxing County Library founded in 1956.
With 40 staff members the current library building covers an area of 8,400 square meters. It includes Editing and Collecting Department, Lending Department, Reading Department, Magazine Department, Special Service Department, Tutoring Department, Executive Office etc. There are totally 360 seats ready for readers.
It offers a collection of 400,000 books including 7,856 ancient books featuring Huzhou local culture such as weaving, silk, fishery, paddy, herbalist doctor and medicine, economic management etc. It has set up a Huzhou Stack