Registration Guidance

Type Deposit Entitlement
Library Card RMB100 or 300 or 500 Books checking out and reading Available for the whole library and all its branches, except the Electronic Reading Room, Children’s library, and Activity Room. Each card entitles to a maximum loan of 5 books and expired two years after the registration.
Zhima Credit Library Card NO Deposit (Allowed to borrow books less than RMB 100 each)
Children’s library Card RMB50 Books checking out and reading Wuxi Children’s Library Card entitles to a maximum loan of 5 books and electronic reading in the Activity Room. The card expired two years after the registration.
Braille Library Card RMB20 Books checking out and reading Braille Library Card entitles to a maximum loan of 5 books and expired two years after the registration.
New Card Registration Readers aged 14 and above are qualified to apply for a library card. Foreigner applies the library card with his/her own passport. Zhima Credit Library Card can be self-applied by those with at least 600 points of Zhima Credits. Readers aged between 6-16 are qualified to apply for children’s library card. Foreigner applies the library card with his/her own passport. Everyone must provide proof of identity to apply for a library card. Personal identification including: household register, ID card, military credentials or Passport (for Foreigners). Braille library card is only for the sight handicapped readers with certifications. Apply a new card need fill application papers and pay the deposit. (Each reader is limited to own one card)
Card Replacement A card replacement accosts RMB 5(children’s library card RMB 3) Readers must provide proof of identity.
Card Cancellation Card cancellation will be only available after having all the books returned and the late-fee paid. Deposits will be refunded upon cancellation with readers’ showing of his own Id card, library card and the deposit invoice. Card cancellation is not available for those newly applied card within 3 months.
Note *The maximum loan period of the books is 28 days and can be renewed for another 28 days. *No lending or l expiration date renewal will be allowed if the overdue books have not returned back. *Reference books, newspapers and magazines are not for circulation. *Electronic reading room only available for readers over 16 years old. Children’s activity room only available for juveniles with children’s library card. * Citizens over 14 with his/her own Wuxi Social-security Card/ Citizen Card/ Taihu Card, can apply the library card through the self-service machine in library or at any service outlets of the Citizen Card company. This self-apply service is also available in the function of “wxsmk0510” Wechat official account. * Readers with Library Card/ Zhima Credits Library Card can create the E-library Card through “wuxilibrary” Wechat.

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