Basic Branch Library is located on Zijigang Campus and opened in 2003 with total area of 23,100 square meters. The library collections mainly focus on the basic theory and reference books of humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering and other discipline. The library collections include 594,000 books, 1800 kinds of periodicals and 110 kinds of newspapers. There are seven large reading rooms with 1,600 seats and an intensive Stack. To cooperate with freshmen education, the book recommendation for freshmen displays in the second floor. Zhejiang University Collections contributed by the Academic publications and manuscripts of the University faulty members and alumni is on the 4th floor. The cultural corridors are established on the 1st and 2nd floor, various exhibitions are often organized. The love island provides a good platform for the public welfare activity Bookcrossing.