"A library outranks any one other thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert." Andrew Carnegie - see here for photos of the 10 Carnegie Libraries built in Toronto.
20 Biggest Libraries in the World (infographic) by Ola Kowalczyk on March 3, 2016 ~ Ebook creation platform InstaScribe has created a simple infographic that lists 20 libraries according to the # of items collected. It turns out that the Library of Congress, w/ 158 mill. items, gives way to the British Library w/ 170 mill. | The Library & Archives Canada takes 3rd place (54 mill.), followed by the NY Public Library & the Russian State Library.