We all know that studying can be a major chore at times, but when it comes to enhancing your knowledge through the power of the written word, you’d be hard pressed not to be inspired if you were reading from a book in one of these 10 magnificent libraries.
Many are rich with history & tradition, yet all have timeless & enduring quality about them. Around the world, whether you’re in Germany, Spain, Ireland or the Netherlands these 10 libraries provide countless hours of escapism for avid bookworms around the globe.
So whilst you might have Siri in your pocket at your beck and call, when it comes to being surrounded in environments like these, surely the fun part is doing all the discovery yourself.
University of Michigan Law Library, Ann Arbor, MI
Philological Library of the Free University, Berlin, Germany
The Trinity College Library, aka “The Long Room” Dublin, Ireland
Old Library, St. John’s College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT
George Peabody Library, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Central Library, University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands
The University of Coimbra General Library, Coimbra, Portugal
The Harper Library Reading Room, University of Chicago, Chicago
University of Salamanca Library, Salamanca, Spain
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