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Kansas City Library (via Advertising Is Good For You, Bookgarage02)

Kansas' City Public Library Giant Bookshelf in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. The Central Library Parking Garage, "The Community Bookshelf," showcases 22 book spines and titles that were suggested by Kansas City readers.

Antonio La Cava

Meet Antonio La Cava, a retired Italian teacher who travels around the country in his bibliomotocarro or librarymotorcar to get children excited about books. Book patrol: 3 wheel mobile library in rural Italy.

The Philosophical Hall in Strahov Monastery.

The Philosophical Hall - Library of Strahov Monastery, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe.Not only a beautiful place, but it's full of BOOKS!

Book Fountain, Cincinnati Public Library - © 2012 Jean-François Schmitz | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Book Fountain, Cincinnati Public Library - (Photo J.F Schmitz). Conceived and executed by former Cincinnati sculptor Michael Frasca, this ornamental fountain was made possible by a bequest from Mrs. Weinberg and was dedicated in

These Homes Prove that There's Always Room...for More Books

These Homes Prove that There's Always Room...for More Books

thestufflifeismadeof: “bookshelfporn: “ A walk in bookcase. This is far more appealing than a walk in closet. Echo House in Ottawa, Canada ” OMG I WANT A WALK IN BOOKCASE! This will be my life one.

Books on Buildings: Bookish Murals From Around the World    ---    By Emily Temple  -  Book stairs

Books on Buildings: 20 Bookish Murals From Around the World

Step one: save. Step two: buy dream home. Step three: immediately do this to a set of stairs in said house.

Ancient Library, Castille and Leon, Spain -looks like a great place to visit.

Beautiful library full of old books in Spain. {Ancient Library, University of Salamanca, Spain photo via lodewijk}

I initially doubted the authenticity of this quote but I looked it up and records show that Einstein truly did say this. The fact that someone who is essentially the emblem of intelligence said that fairy tales are a source of intelligence furthers the idea that fantasy and imagination shouldn't be looked down upon as a waste of time for children. What are your thoughts on children being read fairy tales?

If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales - Albert Einstein. "Into the Book World" - illustration by "moffs"

Library.

the house shelters daydreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace. I want to have one of those in my house!

Now that's a cool idea. A floor-length window looking out on a gorgeous view in a library! This space is obviously meant to enjoy a book, and not to show off. Could use some comfy floor furnishings though :)

An amazing library.

I would be in book heaven. One day I'll have not only a home big enough for a room like this, but also enough books to fill the shelves. Well, a girl can dream, can't she? Private library designed by architecture firm Ilai, photography by Lukas Wassmann.

child friendly staircase, must have it!!

More fun. A Library Slide We love this wooden slide that is slotted into a combined staircase and bookshelf of a house in Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea, Designed by Moon Hoon. Submitted by Bookshelf Porn reader Jesse Richardson via Colossal.

Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks. Dr. Seuss Quote - Free Printable Bookmark - by obSEUSSed

Fill your house with stacks of books, in all the crannies and all the nooks. STACKS OF BOOKS: Dr. Free Printable bookmark and Home Library ideas by obSEUSSed.

Metten abbey library (Germany) Photo: Helga Schmidt-Glassner

Metten abbey library (Germany) Photo: Helga Schmidt-Glassner ~Spaces for Books~

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