For the love of libraries! 2

Some time ago I have started what promises to be an interesting journey throught shelves with books in some of the world’s most amazing and beautiful libraries. I was very happy to see that many of those who decided to follow my little blog liked the idea and the places I mentioned. Last time it was all about the old, respectable libraries in the old world. This time let’s travel to the New world, but still I will keep with the design brought over by the colonists, one that respects the traditions. This trend is mostly visible in the respected universities and colleges in the US, so here is a handful of these beauties.

New world – old style: universities

Bapst Library, Boston College, Boston, USA

Bapst Library, Boston College, Boston

Cornell Law School Library, Ithaca, NY, USA

Cornell Law School Library, Ithaca, NY

Fisher Fine Arts Library, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA

Fisher Fine Arts Library, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Fisher Fine Arts Library, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia1

George Peabody Library, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

George Peabody Library, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

University of Michigan Law Library, Michgan, Ann Arbour, USA

University of Michigan Law Library, Ann Arbor-1

University of Michigan Law Library, Ann Arbor

Suzzallo Library’s Graduate Reading Room at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA (this looks Harry Potter-ish to its most…)

Suzzallo Library’s Graduate Reading Room at the University of Washington, Seattle

The Harper Library Reading Room, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA

The Harper Library Reading Room, University of Chicago, Chicago,

Widener Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

Widener Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

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3 Responses to For the love of libraries! 2

  1. Our family vistied the Boston Public Library a couple of summers ago while on vacation – it is amazing! We want to go back. I’ll have to add some of these libraries to my “bucket list”.

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