A Few of the World’s Most Beautiful Libraries


All around the world, some of the most spectacular buildings you will find are libraries, such as the one above, the Rijkmuseum Library in Amsterdam.

Or this one, Jay Walker’s personal library:

Jay Walker's Private Library

Or the Abbey Library of St. Gallen in Switzerland:

Abbey Library St. Gallen, Switzerland

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Jill Haberkern has lived in a one-room house made of tombstones and a farmhouse with a walrus head. She currently lives in Berkeley, California, with neither. Her writing has appeared in the Mid-American Review. More from this author →