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Book lovers will swoon at these beautiful old libraries, including the Morgan Library & Museum in New York, NY.

The Pierpont Morgan Library in NYC is one of the grandest libraries in the United States. It was designed by Charles McKim and built in 1906 to house the private library of financier J. P. Morgan and cost $1.2 million (at that time!) to build. Morgan, who was a noted collector, included in his library manuscripts and printed books, some of them in rare bindings, and his collection of prints and drawings. The library was made a museum and research library administered by a private trust in…

Next time I'm in NYC this is a definite stop! The Pierpont Morgan Library in NYC is one of the grandest libraries in the United States. It was designed by Charles McKim and built in 1906 to house the private library of financier J.

Library hidden in a cave... a unique repository of ancient manuscripts known as The Library Cave. A hidden cache of 50,000 books and rolls dating from c. 500 to 1002 that were deemed heretical and hidden in the cave in the early 11th century.

On theSilkroute Dunhuang.Library hidden in a cave. a unique repository of ancient manuscripts known as The Library Cave. A hidden cache of books and rolls dating from c. 500 to 1002 that were deemed heretical and hidden in the cave in the early century.

Book Mountain, Spijkenisse, The Netherlands: 9,300 square meters of glass, stairs, and reading material culminating into a wide open reading space at the top, to challenge the intimidating stuffiness of libraries of old. | Atlas Obscura

"book mountain + library quarter" Spijkenisse, The Netherlands (Design by MVRDV, Image by Jeroen Musch)

Central library, Banglore

Bangalore City Central Library in the Seshadri Iyer Memorial, Cubbon Park, Bangalore, India

Bodleian Library reading room.

Bodleian Library reading room.

Beineke Library -Yale Rare Book Library by Gordon Bunshaft, SOM. Image by N. Hollot #Libarary #Beineke #Yale

Yale Rare Book Library, Beinecke Library Architect: Gordon Bunshaft, SOM Translucent marble facade reflecting off of a glass table New Haven, CT Completed in 1963 / N.

The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale  |  Gordon Bunshaft

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT

How amazing, the tree is in the middle of the library. Irony.

Nature colonizes everything. Abandoned library with tree. I would love to have a thing of nature in a library it just seem so cool. I mean you can read your book on the tree! Even though it's abandoned that would be awesome.

Most Beautiful Libraries in the World: Austrian National Library, Vienna

Travel and Leisure's Most Beautiful Libraries in the World: Austrian National Library, Vienna, Austria