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Photo "ESB from NYPL" by Bradley Aldridge - View of the Empire State Building from the New York Public Library

Amsterdam Public Library  The 25 Most Beautiful Public Libraries in the World – Flavorwire

The 25 Most Beautiful Public Libraries in the World

The magnificent Rose Reading Room at New York's public library on Fifth Avenue.

The magnificent Rose Reading Room at New York's public library on Fifth Avenue is nearly 2 full city blocks long, at 297 feet. The ornate, mural-decorated ceiling rises 52 feet overhead.

Breakfast at Tiffany's - New York Public Library

Audrey Hepburn reading book in library scene (set replicating New York Public Library) in Breakfast at Tiffany's, 1961

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"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.

20 biggest libraries in the world (infographic)

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.

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