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Located in Futian CBD with a gross area of 49,589 square meters, Shenzhen Library is the largest library in town. It is part of a complex that includes Shenzhen Concert Hall and Shenzhen Book City. It provides visitors with 2,500 seats, more than 2 million books and 1 million online reading materials.

For browsing purposes, you can just enter the library and grab a seat. If you want to borrow books from the library, you would have to hold a library card.

Library Card:

  • Bring your ID(passport) and a one inch photo to the library and fill out an application for a library card;

  • 100 yuan deposit to borrow up to 5 Chinese books;

  • 200 yuan deposit to borrow 1 foreign books;

  • Renew your card once every two years;

  • Applicants must be 14 and over.


Tuesday to Sunday: 9:00 - 21:00


  • Metro: Line 3(Longgang) and Line 4(Longhua) to Children's Palace(Shaoniangong).

  • Buses: 107, 123, 232, 234, 235, 236, 374, 38, 398, 41, 60, 64, B686, E18, K123, K578, M390, N9, 43, 19

For more information please visit Shenzhen Library's official website(Chinese only at this moment).

Address & Contact

Address and contact information:
Chinese and Pinyin Name: 
深圳图书馆(Shenzhen Tu Shu Guan)
Place Address (English/Pinyin): 
No. 2001 Fuzhong Yi Rd., Futian District, Shenzhen
Place Phone: 
+86 (755) 82841211

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