Formerly as Dinghai County Library founded in 1956, Zhoushan City Library was established in August 1988.
The current building constructed in September 1989 occupies 3,800 square meters. With 21 staff members it provides 53 seats for readers.
Zhoushan City Library offers a collection of 150,000 books, 20% of which are about science. Mr. Shi Jingyi, Board Chairman of Hongkong Hanrong Press and Mr. Fang Huitong, famous American of Chinese origin donated 3,284 and 4000 books to this library. The library is also known for its perfect local literature collection. Now there are more than 2000 literatures like <Annals of