First library opened in Sansha in South China Sea

(21 April 2016, Yongxing Island) Xinhua reports that the first public library on China’s southernmost island city of Sansha opened on Thursday in the city’s only school.

The school, which opened in November last year, has 28 students of kindergarten and primary-school age and 10 teachers.

Established in July 2012, Sansha administers more than 200 islets, sandbanks and reefs in the Xisha, Zhongsha and Nansha island groups, as well as two million square km of surrounding waters in the South China Sea.

On Thursday, China Publishing Group Corp. inked an agreement with the city government of Sansha to build and manage the public library.

The story in full is here.