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10 Stunning Libraries That Are Worth Planning A Trip To See

Normally, libraries are not a must-see location on your travels, but these ten astounding libraries will make the trip worth it.

If you happen to consider yourself a bookworm, you probably have a favorite library that caters to your studying, reading, and productive needs. If you love reading, exploring, and learning all at the same time, then you might find yourself fascinated by larger, more spacious libraries across the world!

The libraries below are some of the most gorgeous, unique, and carefully crafted feats of architecture in the world. Located all around the globe, these buildings are built to serve those with a thirst for knowledge and an appreciation for fine craftsmanship. Getting lost in the library is definitely recommended, in these cases!

Keep scrolling to explore our list of some of the most visually appealing libraries on the planet. Continue at Source: 10 Stunning Libraries That Are Worth Planning A Trip To See

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28 Best Libraries in the World

From oldest to largest, most popular to smallest, explore the planet and update your travel plans with this list of the best libraries in the world.

In his keynote speech for the American Library Association’s 2019 annual conference, Jason Reynolds spoke of libraries as “sacred” spaces. I’m inclined to agree. There are many of us for whom libraries are very close to sacred spaces of worship, and the architecture of many of them rivals some of the world’s most famous cathedrals, mosques, and Buddhist temples. I also find it no coincidence that many of the best libraries in the world have ties to holy places as well.

While the library of my dreams is a fictional one (Beauty and the Beast), there are many in this world that give it stiff competition. Here’s some of the best libraries in the world: the oldest, the largest, and more. Continue at Source: Visit 28 of the Best Libraries in the World | Book Riot

15 Beautiful libraries around the world every booklover should visit

No, you don’t have to be Belle from “Beauty and the Beast” to appreciate a good library. So many libraries, whether they’re several centuries or just a few decades old, can be a wonderful stop to make on your next trip.

Take a look at some of these truly stunning libraries from around the world. They aren’t the only beautiful libraries you can see across the globe, but they certainly should be on any bibliophile’s bucket list. Continue at Source: Beautiful libraries around the world every booklover should visit

10 Beautiful Libraries To See In Europe

Europe is filled with stunning libraries – where the art and architecture are as much of a draw as the books.

Libraries hold hundreds, thousands, and sometimes millions of pieces of history and culture, serving a similar purpose as a museum, but instead of calling the pieces art, we call them books. Books offer insight into culture, politics, history, and our sense of humanity. Libraries, as the places that allow access to books, are fascinating depositories, and their designs often reflect the sense of wonder and interest that can be found inside. Continue at Source: 10 Beautiful Libraries To See In Europe

14 of the World’s Most Charming Libraries

There are few things in this world more breathtaking than a grand, lovely library. Whether it’s a sprawling monument to modern architecture or a baroque, historic …

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