Maria Rodriguez
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Livraria Lello (Lello Bookstore).  Local lore is that the ornate interior inspired JK Rowlings' depiction of Hogwarts.  A must see for book and architecture types alike.  Porto, Portugal

Lello & Irmao in Porto, Portugal. 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 the center of the store.

This picture reminds me of the old Carnegie Library in Enid, OK. When my brother and I were growing up, Mom would drop us off there. I spent many a blissful afternoon perusing the books. The floor was perfectly squeaky :)

This picture reminds me of the old Carnegie Library in Enid, OK. I spent many a blissful afternoon perusing the books. The floor was perfectly squeaky :)