George Lucas, of Star Wars fame, built this magnificent two-story library at Skywalker Ranch, a company retreat in Marin County, California in 1985. The library features a forty-foot stained glass dome, a circular staircase, beautiful wood paneling and trim work and of course, bookcases all around. The library houses 27,000 volumes and large collections of video, photo and press clipping archives, including the defunct Paramount Studios and Universal Studios research collections dating from…

George Lucas, of Star Wars fame, built this magnificent two-story library at Skywalker Ranch, a company retreat in Marin County, California in 1985. The library features a forty-foot stained glass dome, a circular staircase, beautiful wood paneling and trim work and of course, bookcases all around. The library houses 27,000 volumes and large collections of video, photo and press clipping archives, including the defunct Paramount Studios and Universal Studios research collections dating from…

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Chained library books at Chetham Library in Manchester, England. The oldest public library in the English-speaking world.

Chained library books at Chetham Library in Manchester, England. The oldest public library in the English-speaking world.

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