One of the oldest libraries at the heart of Oxford's historic University is Duke Humfrey's Library in the Bodleian, which held the primary function as a reading room for maps, music and rare books until 2015
Cambridge historian James Campbell has spent the last three years touring the globe with architectural photographer Will Pryce, to document and research the world's most magnificent libraries. For sure going to be another piece of the library
18 Stunning University Libraries Around the World You Need to See
Linderman Library, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Opened in the Linderman Library was designed by Philadelphia architect Addison Hutton, who modeled the Venetian architecture after the British Museum in London.
Phone Box Book Exchange - an iconic red phone booth was repurposed in Dorset, England. With no local library, a phone box was stripped of the phone equipment and sold to the town for 1 pound. Area residents installed shelves and asked for donations.
Lello & Irmao in Porto, Portugal usually makes the various lists of The Top 10 Most Beautiful Bookstores in the World. It opened in 1906 and features stunning Art Deco woodwork, a stained glass ceiling, and ornate shelving with a dramatic staircase up t