These Amazing Libraries Will Get You Reading In No Time – Part 1

 

Do you enjoy visiting the local library for leisure purposes? Perhaps you have a hefty sized paper to hand in and need to use the library for research?  Whatever the reason for visiting, the library has always had a place in our hearts. Many of todays buildings are bland, boring places and of course you go there for the books, not the surrounding, right? Wrong! Take a look at these 18 incredible libraries which are just as interesting as the information they hold within. Prepare to be awestruck!

If you liked part 1 then check out part 2 below!
These Amazing Libraries Will Get You Reading In No Time – Part 2

 

Royal Portuguese Reading Room, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Geisel Library at University of California, San Diego, San Diego, Calif.

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Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Great Hall, Washington D.C., U.S.A

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Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University, New Haven, Conn.

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General Library at University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

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National Library of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus

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History Room at La Sorbonne, Paris, France

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Suzzallo Library at University of Washington, Seattle

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Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

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Balme Library at the University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

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Library at Pontifical Lateran University, Rome, Italy

Pontifical Lateral Rome Italy
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Philological "Brain" Library at the Free University, Berlin, Germany

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berlin library interior
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Library at the Benedictine Monastery of Admont, Admont, Austria

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

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Library of the Canadian Parliament, Ottawa, Canada

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National Library of France, Paris, France

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New York Public Library, New York, N.Y

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Joe & Rika Mansueto Library at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.

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If you liked part 1 then check out part 2 below!
These Amazing Libraries Will Get You Reading In No Time – Part 2