New children’s library pavilion for Putuo district
A new pavilion of Shanghai Children’s Library will open in Putuo district by 2020, Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture, Radio, Film & TV announced Monday.
According to the plan, the new children’s library pavilion will cover an area of 16,000 square meters and begin construction by the end of this year.
The library will cater to young readers between 4 and 16 years old, with a reading space and experience designed in accordance to the characteristics of different ages and needs.
There will also be a “creative space” designed to trigger youthful innovation using advanced technology as well as “sharing spaces” where kids from different cultural backgrounds are encouraged to mingle and communicate with each other.
The old Shanghai Children’s Library pavilion, located on Nanjing Road West, will remain in service and cater to children under 4 years old.