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The Bodleian Library

The courtyard of the Bodleian Library from the south entrance, looking to the north entrance

The Bodleian Library , the main research library of the University of Oxford, is one of the oldest libraries in Europe. With over 12 million items,[1] it is the second biggest library in Britain after the British Library. Under the Legal Deposit Libraries Act 2003 it is one of six legal deposit libraries for works published in the United Kingdom[2][3] and under Irish Law it is entitled to request a copy of each book published in the Republic of Ireland.[4] Known to Oxford scholars as…

Bodleian Library doors, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. Doors bear the coats-of-arms of several Oxford colleges.

I wish I was Belle and had an amazing library like this in my home... :)

The library at Hogwarts, from the Harry Potter series filmed in Duke Humfrey’s Library at Bodleian Library. This links to an article about the 20 most beautiful libraries in film and TV.

Awesome libraries around the world

Awesome libraries around the world

Awesome libraries are awesome! Awesome libraries are awesome! Awesome libraries are awesome!

Biblioteca Vallicelliana, Roma

Biblioteca Vallicelliana, Roma

Café Pushkin, Moscu omg must go to this Beuatiful place

Cafe Pushkin, Moscow “The hall is opened from 12 o’clock till 24 o’clock Traditional Russian cuisine with French cuisine elements. Every evening (except Monday) performance of a duet of musicians (a h…

Craig Wright | Architectural Digest

Craig Wright

This impressive two-story library was built as an addition to the Hollywood Hills house of designer Craig Wright.

Biblioteca Universitaria di Cagliari

Biblioteca Universitaria di Cagliari

The Tower of the Five Orders, as viewed from the entrance to the Divinity School

Tower of the Five Orders at the Bodleian Library in England/the UK. Tuscan Doric Ionic Corinthian and Composite columns from bottom to top.


Endangered species Books Shelves Libraries (I like the pic of the bookshelves underneath the stairwell)

Peñafiel, Valladolid

Peñafiel, Valladolid

Beautiful. It almost looks like Lex Luthor's Mansion library (which is also amazing).

George Lucas’s library at Skywalker Ranch, a company retreat in Marin County, California. I already loved George Lucas for his movies, now I love his library too

The Escorial Library, Spain / by Will Pryce

The Escorial Library, San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain - The Escorial's was the first major library to have its collection arranged in cases lining the walls, rather than in bays jutting out at right angles. Picture: Will Pryce - The Telegraph