Jiaxing City Library was established in 1904 and known as one of the earliest public library in China.
With 33 staff members the new library building covers an area of 15,000 square meters. The Youth and ChildrenĄ¯s Branch covers an area of more than 6,000 square meters with a capacity of 1,000,000 books and provides 1,300 seats. Jiaxing City Library provides lending, reading, editing, collecting, internet browsing and multi-media reading services.
It offers a collection of more than 600,000 books including 100,000 ancient books and 1,849 volumes of rare books. The manuscript of Diary of Evading