|The history of Shangyu City Library can be traced to Shangyu Public Library founded in 1917. In May 1956 Shangyu County Library was established as one of the earliest founded county libraries in Zhejiang Province.
The present library building constructed in 1990 covers an area of 3,093 square meters. With 17 staff members it includes Collecting & Editing Department, Lending Department, Information & Technology Department and Office.
Shangyu City Library has a collection of 180,000 books including 20,000 ancient ones and 400 kinds of reference books. The collections feature