25 Stunning Libraries From Around The World

Although you may not think of your neighborhood library down the street as anything more than a big room full of books, libraries can be so much more. Most countries have national libraries containing not only vast amounts of historical information but also serving as an architectural tribute to the nation’s achievements. So, although you probably never thought this day would come, prepare to be awed by these 25 stunning libraries from around the world!

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Amsterdam Public Library (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

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Stockholm Public Library (Stockholm, Sweden)

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George Peabody Library (Baltimore, Maryland)

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National Library of Finland (Helsinki, Finland)

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Villanueva Public Library (Villanueva, Colombia)

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