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About Us

Zhengzhou Library was established in the year of 1953. With over sixty years of development, it has become one of the leading public libraries in China.

Presently, Zhengzhou Library comprises of two libraries: the Original Library located in Dashiqiao and the New Library in Zhengdong New District. The Original Library in Dashiqiao is located at No.6 of Nanyang Road in Jinshui District of Zhengzhou City. It was built in December 1990 and officially opened to the public on September 1994. It occupied an area of 11240 square meters, and the building area is 9699 square meters.

The New Library of Zhengzhou Library, which is also known as Zhengzhou Civic Culture Center, is located at No. 10 Kewen 1st Street in Zhengdong New District of Zhengzhou City. Visitors are able to get services including document collection, data transmission, education, culture and leisure. Furthermore, you could do academic research, creative and cultural activities in the magnificent modern building. The New Library with a building area of 72450 square meters covers over 50922 square meters. The building contains 5 floors above ground and 1 floor underground. It is projected to hold a collection of 2.4 million pieces/items, and designed to provide 3000 seats for readers. The number of designed average daily visitors is 6000. Its construction began in June 2009, and the main part was completed in June 2012. The New Library opened to the public on August 2013. The construction of the New library sticks to the idea of “people-oriented service” and “civic participation”, which have achieved further breakthroughs and innovation in the aspects of building scale, energy saving and emission reduction, intelligent new technology application, and etc..

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Opening Hours

New Library in Zhengdong New District



Reading Rooms

Opening Hours


Summer Winter

1. Closed on Monday morning for routine maintenance.

2. For special opening hours during the National Statutory Holidays, please see our bulletin board.


Library Bar

Monday: 9:00—14:00
Monday- Sunday: 19:00—24:00

Monday: 9:00—14:00
Monday- Sunday: 18:00—24:00

Children’s Reading Room

Monday: 14:00-19:00
Tuesday-Sunday: 9:00—19:00

Monday: 14:00-18:00
Tuesday-Sunday: 9:00—18:00

Multilingual Reading Room

Barrier-free Reading Room


Newspapers and Periodicals Reading Area

Library Card Application


Reading and Lending Area

Library Card Application


Multimedia Collection

Computer Room


Reading Room for Ancient Books

(Closed on Monday morning for routine maintenance.)

(Closed on Monday morning for routine maintenance.)

Reading Room for Reference Books

Local Collection Reading Room

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