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 pre-1641 rare books until 2015

Inside Britain's most incredible libraries

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

Spiral Staircase, Library, Budapest, Hungary My dream library for my dream house

bluepueblo: Spiral Staircase, Library, Budapest, Hungary photo via lucy

It takes about three seconds in the library for me to be pulling out books. "This is amazing!" @radreynolds22

Clementinum Library or National Library, Prague - Czech Republic I am such a nerd. I want a library in my house one day books

The Klementinum library, a beautiful example of Baroque architecture, was first opened in 1722 as part of the Jesuit university, and houses over 20,000 books. It was voted as one of the most beautiful and majestic libraries in the world by our readers!

The World’s Most Beautiful Library Is In Prague, Czech Republic

Klementinum Library, Prague, Czech Republic: the most beautiful library in the world, opened in

Great bookstore! Interior of Livraria Lello showing the iconic red staircase. Portugal.

17 extraordinary bookstores

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

This is Gladstone's Library, which is the only (as far as I know) residential library in the UK. I sort of want to take a holiday here. http://www.gladstoneslibrary.org/

Cool Bookish Places: Gladstone’s Library

This is AWESOME! A British castle-turned library, where you can rent rooms to stay overnight and relish the vast library collection… Cool Bookish Places - Gladstone’s Library.

Need some home library decor inspiration? Check out these 18 gorgeous spaces.

18 Incredible Home Libraries That Will Blow Your Mind

You know you're a bookworm when your ultimate goal in life is to have your own special library in your house

And as soon as my daughter moved out. I started measuring and planning wall lined shelves in her room.hmmm even i didnt realise my ultimate goal lol

Waldsassen Abbey Library in Bavaria, Germany (Curated Art Resource and Visual…

The back wall of the hall of the library of the Cistercian nuns of Waldsassen, founded in Germany in Photographer Reinhard Görner

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