The world’s most beautiful libraries

February is officially Library Lovers Month and as confirmed library lovers/ lurkers, we put together a list of just some of the world’s most beautiful libraries. From Prague to Dublin, and a few closer to home, you can almost smell the books…

While these examples may be spectacular, every library is deserving of love, so your local a little extra appreciation this month!

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” ― Jorge Luis Borges

Trinity College, Dublin

📷: Henry Be via Unsplash


Mortlock Wing, State Library of South Australia

📷: jonwestra via Wikimedia Commons


Reading Room, New York Public Library

📷: Patrick Robert Doyle via Unsplash


Barr Smith Library Reading Room, University of Adelaide

📷: The University of Adelaide


Library of Stuttgart

📷: Gabriel Sollmann on Unsplash


The Klementinum library, Prague

📷: Hieu Vu Minh on Unsplash


State Library, Victoria

📷: Shawn Ang on Unsplash


George Peabody Library, Baltimore, United States

📷: Elijah Hail on Unsplash

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