The Hainan Provincial
Library is expected to complete its construction by late October and
open to the public at the end of this year. It has by now finished the
Covering an area of 25,000 square meters, the Hainan Provincial Library
will serve as a modernized, multi-functional, and general-public
oriented library. The new library will be a digital one°™with its
holdings focused on e-books and electronic resources, and multi-media
techniques widely applied, such as the more than 150 computers equipped
in the reading hall which enable readers to browse and access to the
library resources via the LAN and Internet.
The library will also become a place where people can relax themselves
and freely interact with each other. It has also established a special
reading area for the visually impaired.