Giota Papadimitriou

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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.

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Libraries are magical places. They offer the light of knowledge (Lumos), unlock myriad mysteries (Alohomora) and would be a perfect place to use the ever-useful Accio charm.

Skywalker Ranch Library, USA

Not many people think that libraries are cool for the man cave but it it can be one of the best things too have. Skywalker Ranch Library, CA. Click through to see a set of absolutely gorgeous pictures of George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch Library!