The Joanina Library (Biblioteca Joanina) is the Baroque library of the University of Coimbra in Portugal with the walls covered by two-storied shelves, in gilded or painted exotic woods

The Joanina Library (Biblioteca Joanina) is the Baroque library of the University of Coimbra in Portugal with the walls covered by two-storied shelves, in gilded or painted exotic woods

"62 of the World's Most Beautiful Libraries," from mentalfloss.com. Some of these libraries are so amazing that you might spend all your time looking at the library itself and not the books in it!

"62 of the World's Most Beautiful Libraries," from mentalfloss.com. Some of these libraries are so amazing that you might spend all your time looking at the library itself and not the books in it!

A good book makes you want to live in the story. A great book gives you no choice.

A good book makes you want to live in the story. A great book gives you no choice.

“New books! Well, they are new to me. They were printed in 1928. Given to me by my Great Aunt who got them at an auction. I'm really excited to read these!”

“New books! Well, they are new to me. They were printed in 1928. Given to me by my Great Aunt who got them at an auction. I'm really excited to read these!”

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ANATOMY OF AN INDIE BOOKSTORE: The Tattered Cover Book Store began as a small store with only 950 square feet of retail space in the Cherry Creek North district of Denver, Colorado. It has grown for...

Imaging snuggling up on this sofa in the winter. | 22 Home Libraries That Will Give You Serious Reading Goals

Imaging snuggling up on this sofa in the winter. | 22 Home Libraries That Will Give You Serious Reading Goals

The 85ft-long Library of Convent in National Palace of Mafra houses around 36,000 volumes amassed through royal commission

The 85ft-long Library of Convent in National Palace of Mafra houses around 36,000 volumes amassed through royal commission

Built between 1712 and 1732, the Long Room at Trinity College's Old Library holds the collection's 200,000 oldest books

Built between 1712 and 1732, the Long Room at Trinity College's Old Library holds the collection's 200,000 oldest books

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