Founded in 1944, Chengde Medical University's library gradually expanded along with the college's development. The college library provides various services and resources to support the research aid educational activities of the College students and staff. The total building area of the college library is 4,000 m2. The library holds over 300,000 books, has a subscription to over 982 journals. The library holds also many non-print materials: compact discs, audiotapes and microfilms. In addition, the library provides various kinds of Medical databases.