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Library built by ex-slaves, Allensworth, CA 1995

I love the idea of having display space built into the public service desks. That's a great way to promote library materials and services!

Vallentuna Public Library (SE) BCI Design

Gallery of Los Gatos Public Library / Noll & Tam Architects - 3

Los Gatos Public Library / Noll & Tam Architects

Three ‘book-objects’ created by Alexander and Daria Kudmova Butahinoy of the Moscow-based <a href="http://ruetemple.ru/">Ruetemple Architectural Studio</a> offer ways to store books and save space. Furnishing the outdoor, public space of Park Muzeon and its Bauman Garden, these ‘objects’ reimagine the book’s natural habitat while offering shelter to books and booklovers alike.

Chetham Library, Manchester, United Kingdom -- Sort of reminds me of the wand shop from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (or The Philosopher's Stone in England)

Beautiful public library designed by Helen & Hard Architects located in the downtown of Vennesla #Norway | Unique interior of the Vennesla Library and Culture House consists of 27 wooden ribs that form bookshelves and comfortable reading benches | Large windows let in plenty of light and provide beautiful views

notenoughhangers: Stockholm Public Library — Asplund

The Story Pod, a modern tiny library and gathering space built by town employee volunteers in Newmarket, Ontario, folds up and illuminates at night.

Utrecht University Library, Utrecht, Holland Will Pryce: "This is best solution I have seen to the problems of building a library on a contemporary scale.