Libraries & Book Exchanges
Shanghainese journalist-founded independent library offering many English titles as well as literary events throughout the year. Open daily 13:00-22:00. No. 136, Jingan Villa, Lane 1025 Nanjing Xi Lu.
Mom Central Library
English-language library founded by a group of expat mothers. Summer: Monday to Friday 09:30-17:00. Fall: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 09:30-15:30; Tuesday and Friday 09:30-18:00. 327 Wuding Road, Suite 2105, Jingan, Shanghai 200040.
Features an international book center with renaissance-style decor. Open Tuesday to Sunday 09:00-20:00. 356 Tianshan Road.