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Klementinum Library - Prague

Klementinum Library (National Library of the Czech Republic), Prague. - photo via Art & Design fb page

So many of my favorite things! Books, art, architectural details, twisted wood, globes!!!

Czech National Library in the Clementinum complex - Praga. The National Library was founded in The architecture is a notable example of Baroque architecture and Clementinum is the second largest complex of buildings in Prague after the Prague Castle.

National Library of the Czech Republic - Klementinum, Prague

World's Most Beautiful Libraries: Klementinum National Library, Prague, Czech Republic

Clementinum (11e siècle), Prague, République Tchèque

The Clementinum, Prague :: With elaborate ceiling frescoes and spiraling wood columns topped by gilded capitals, there is no mistaking the aptly named Baroque Library’s grand ambitions.

strahov monastery in prague...

Strahov Monastery Library, Prague A great photo, but nothing will do this library justice


Library of Strahov Monastery, Prague (by Michael Langille)--one of the great purposes of monasteries was to preserve learning and books--so they often possess great libraries

I would lie on my back and stare at this ceiling for hours.  The Theological Hall, Strahov Monastery Library, Prague.

The Theological Hall, Strahov Monastery Library, Prague, photo by Bob Marquart- beautiful

Baroque library of Strahov Monastery, Prague, Czech Republic

Baroque library of Strahov Monastery, Prague, Czech Republic - I should plan a "fabulous libraries" vacation!