The view from the ground floor plaza of the new Vancouver Community Library offers a quick guide to navigating the collection (Brent Wohahn, The Oregonian)

New Vancouver Community Library's grandeur a product of good timing

Been seeing a lot of ceiling signage lately. The view from the ground floor plaza of the new Vancouver Community Library offers a quick guide to navigating the collection (Brent Wohahn, The Oregonian)

I LOVE THIS Library in the Cistercienserinnen Abbey Waldsassen. Protea, S.Africa

Library in the Cistercienserinnen Abbey Waldsassen. Protea, S.Africa - Not creepy at all!

book lovers    A Personal Collection    ...that belongs to Professor Richard A. Macksey — Professor of Humanities and Director of the Humanities Center at Johns Hopkins University. He has one of the largest personal libraries in Maryland, with over 70,000 books, manuscripts, and art work (valued around $4 million). Word is he holds grad classes in his gorgeous library.

Professor Robert A. Macksey’s (a Johns Hopkins University professor) personal library. It has 70 000 volumes, valued at more than 4 million dollars. (Actually it's my mom's house)

Kansas City Public Library facade that looks like a bookshelf, by cassie shey, via Flickr.

The Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri, USA my goodness this is so beautiful

Rose Main Reading Room, New York Public Library Main Branch Building

To-Do: Bring a book to read at Rose Main Reading Room. The New York Public Library Main Branch Building is one of the world's most recognizable libraries, with its iconic stone lions (named Patience and Fortitude) guarding the entrance.

20 of the World’s Most Spectacular Libraries in the World You should Visit!

20 of the World's Most Spectacular Libraries You should Visit

I could spend time reading at the Oxford Union Library, England. #readingspots #oxfordunionlibrary

lalibrairie: The Oxford Union Library, Oxford, United Kingdom On the walls are Pre-Raphaelites murals, painted by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. It also has a unique clerestory (Wikipedia will tell you all about it here).

✿ Libraries by Candida Hofer ✿

Library, The Hague, The Netherlands photo via myopera. Handelingenkamer Tweede Kamer Der Staten-Generaal Den Haag, the Hague, Netherlands

Library of Congress in Washington D.C.

Library Of Congress Unveils Massive Common Core Resource Center- Edudemic

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