The 30 Best Places To Be If You Love Books

Mark Twain said, “In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.” Mark Twain would have lost his mind if he saw these places.

1. The McAllen Public Library in an abandoned Walmart:

ID: 919838

2. The Libreria Acqua Alta in Venice:

ID: 919852

3. This cozy reading nook:

ID: 919853

4. This person’s amazing home library:

ID: 919854

5. Shakespeare and Company in Paris:

ID: 919855

6. House on the Rock in Wisconsin:

ID: 919858

7. Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale:

ID: 919859

8. The reading room at the New York Public Library:

ID: 919861

9. The Royal Portuguese Reading Room:

ID: 919863

10. This former theater turned bookstore in Buenos Aires:

ID: 919866

11. Leakey’s Second Hand Bookshop in Scotland:

ID: 919869

12. This library in The Netherlands:

ID: 919870

13. This person’s bathtub:

ID: 919872

14. This house:

ID: 919874

15. The Liyuan Library near Beijing:

ID: 919877

16. The Rijksmuseum Research Library in Amsterdam:

ID: 919879

17. This library in France:

ID: 919881

18. The Bodleian Libraries at Oxford University:

ID: 919884

19. More from the Bodleian Library:

ID: 919885

20. The Oxford Union Library:

ID: 919888

21. The Biltmore House Library in North Carolina:

ID: 919889

22. The Long Room at Trinity College:

ID: 919891

23. International Library of Children’s Literature in Japan:

ID: 919895

24. Professor Richard A. Macksey’s personal library:

ID: 919896

25. The Hearst Castle Library:

ID: 919897

26. The University of Coimbra General Library:

ID: 919898

27. This living room:

ID: 919899

28. The Public Library of Cincinnati:

ID: 919915

29. The Lello & Irmao Bookstore in Portugal:

ID: 919927

30. The Library of Congress:

ID: 920035

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