Beautiful Libraries Around the World

It’s Tuesday, Savvy Readers. I don’t know about you, but I’d much rather be spending the day in a library (Don’t tell my boss!). So we’ve gathered up a list of the most beautiful libraries from around the world for you to dream about. WARNING: These places are *stunning* and will cause an extreme desire to pack your bags (and books!) and travel there. Proceed with caution!

Nakajima

Nakajima Library, Akita International University, Akita, Japan

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Toronto Reference Library

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The Old Library of the Dutch House of Representatives, The Hague, Netherlands

Klementinum

Klementinum Library, Prague

Biblioteca Joanina

Biblioteca Joanina, University of Coimbra, Portugal

BNF

Bibliothèque Nationale De France, Paris, France

Congress

The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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Book Mountain, Spijkenisse, Netherlands

Beinecke

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University, Connecticut

Stuttgart2

The City Library, Stuttgart, Germany

StFlorian

St. Florian Monastery, Austria

NYL

New York Public Library

TianjinBinhai

Tianjin Binnai library in China

Alexandria

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt

JoseVasconcelos

Jose Vasconcelos Library, Mexico

bibliothèque-Sainte-Geneviève

Bibliothèque Sainte Geneviève, Paris, France

Bodleian

Bodleian Library, Oxford University, Oxford 

What do you think, Savvy Readers? Shall we plan a group outing? Which library is your favourite? Is there a local library that’s near and dear to your heart? Let us know in the comments below or on Twitter @SavvyReader.

Happy reading!

Kelsey

Follow me on Twitter @iamkelseyknight

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