Huangpu district saw 3.22 million visitors to local public libraries in Guangzhou in 2019, the highest in the province and exceeding three million for the first time, Guangzhou"s annual report noted April 21 as it said the district would develop into a "city for libraries".
Huangpu district has accelerated its public construction, finishing nine characteristics-themed libraries and renovation for three libraries.
At present, the district has opened 32 public libraries and 12 service stations.
Here are several recommended public libraries in Huangpu district.
Najin Library is the first in Huangpu district to be paperless as it uses electronic ink screen readers to provide a brand-new reading experience for visitors when viewing e-books and e-newspapers.
Address: 39 Ruihe Rd, Huangpu district
Opening hours: 9 am to 5:30 pm (Monday to Friday)
Najin Library is the first in Huangpu to be paperless.
Yuyuan Library is a themed library featuring services spanning a children's stage play, intellectual property and internet platforms. It is expected to become a complex for the services of children's culture.
Address: Floor 1, Block 2, Kehui Third St, Huangpu district
Opening hours: 10 am to 6 pm (Monday to Saturday)
Yuyuan Library is expected to become a complex for the services of children's culture.
Xiangxue Library for picture books at Luogang Street
The library was the earliest library set up in Huangpu's Luogang area and has been serving local readers for more than 20 years.
It was renovated and reopened to the public for the last Children's Day on June 1, becoming a library specializing in picture books and serving the young readers.
Address: 118 Luogang Gonglu St
Opening hours: 8:30 am to 11:30 pm, 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm (Tuesday to Sunday)
Dasha Street Library
Dasha Street Library, which was renovated from an ancient shrine, is filled with the charm of traditional Chinese architecture.
Address: 19 Hengsha St, Huangpu district
Opening hours: 9 am to 5 pm (Monday to Saturday except Wednesday)
Dasha Street Library is filled with the charm of traditional Chinese architecture.