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What's One Library Every Book Lover Needs To Visit?

The only thing more beautiful than the buildings are the stories inside!

Any book lover knows: If it's vacation time, it's time to check out a cool new library.


Chances are, there's one that you're still dreaming about.

Maybe you whiled an hour away in the regal reading room at La Sorbonne in Paris.

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Perhaps you spent an afternoon in the Vatican Library in Vatican City, and you're still thinking about the portrait-covered arches.

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Maybe you visited the George Peabody Library at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and pretended you were Belle in "Beauty and the Beast."

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Have you checked out the historic books housed in Trinity College's 300-year-old Long Room in Dublin?

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Or maybe the Library at the Benedictine Monastery of Admont, Austria, is the happy place your mind still turns to when you're feeling down.

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Spread the word in the comments below! What's an amazing library everyone needs to visit before they die?

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