The history of Linhai City Library can be traced to Linhai County Public Library founded in 1917. Linhai County Library was established in 1956. After Linhai was upgraded to city in 1985, this library was renamed as Linhai City Library.
The construction acreage of this library is 3,500 square meters. With 18 staff members the library includes Lending Room, Short-term Lending Room, Comprehensive Reading Room (Lecture Hall), ChildrenĄ¯s Lending & Reading Room, Electrical Reading Room, Collecting & Editing Department, Magazine Storeroom, Ancient Book Storeroom, Main Stack Room and Local Literatures Exhibition Hall.