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62 of the World's Most Beautiful Libraries

"62 of the World's Most Beautiful Libraries," from 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!

from Jetsetta

Steven Clarkson

Rijksmuseum Reading Room, Amsterdam The largest public art history research library in the Netherlands, the Rijksmuseum Reading Room was formerly located in the stunning main Rijksmuseum building, established in 1800. It has since been mod to a new, separate building, but images of its tiers of books in a massive historic room continue to dazzle.

from Flavorwire

The 25 Most Beautiful Public Libraries in the World

New York Public Library, New York City