The history of Yuyao City Library can be traced to the Reading Room of Yuyao County Culture Hall established in December 1949. Yuyao County Library was established in May 1956 and renamed as Yuyao City Library in October 1985.
The current library building was completed in 1989 and covers 3,000 square meters. With 27 staff members it provides 176 seats for readers.
Yuyao City Library offers a collection of more than 230,000 books including 35,000 ancient books. The science and technology collection features in paddy, cotton, tea, silkworm, plastic and models. There are 10,000 reference