Since its foundation, the library has collected hundreds of thousands of books as well as electronic literature resources such as e-books, journals, dissertations, teacher lectures, and videos through the accumulation over half a century. The main library building located at 851 Jiahang Rd, Jiading District, the one at the North Caoxi Road campus (Xujiahui District) and libraries on other campuses are accessible to all readers.
The library in the Jiading Campus provides the following facilities12 hours per day to serve readers:
Art Design Collection Reading Room
Special Collections Reading Room
Paper Literature Loan Room
Electronic Reading Room
The online electronic literature resources are accessible 24 hours via the academy LAN and Internet readers through account authorization.