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20 of the World’s Most Famous Libraries

Libraries are storehouses of information and resources, organized systematically, and maintained by an individual, a group, or an institution, for public use. They were initially known as archives, as they also maintained a record of unpublished books. Some of the famous libraries are listed below:

Library of Congress, Washington, DC, US

Sansovino Library, Venice, Italy

George Peabody Library, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Library of the Benedictine Monastery of Admont, Austria

Central Library, Seattle

Stiftsbibliothek Klosterneuburg, Klosterneuburg, Austria

Wiblingen Monastary Library, Ulm, Germany

Biblioteca Geral University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal

Herzog August Library, Wolfenbüttel, Germany

Strahov Monastery – Theological Library, Prague, Czech Republic

Library of Parliament, Ottawa, Canada

Rijkmuseum Library, Amsterdam

Jay Walker’s Private Library

Melk Monastery Library, Melk, Austria

Trinity College LIbrary, AKA, The Long Room, Dublin, Ireland

Real Gabinete Portugues De Leitura, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Abbey Library St. Gallen, Switzerland


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