Next time I'm in NYC this is a definite stop! The Pierpont Morgan Library in NYC is one of the grandest libraries in the United States. It was designed by Charles McKim and built in 1906 to house the private library of financier J.
More fun. A Library Slide We love this wooden slide that is slotted into a combined staircase and bookshelf of a house in Chungcheongbuk-do, South Korea, Designed by Moon Hoon. Submitted by Bookshelf Porn reader Jesse Richardson via Colossal.
The residence of Viceroy in the British era, now hosts one of the most impressive collection of vintage books and manuscripts in the world. In the post independence period, it is one of the best public libraries in the world.
Biblioteca Joanina, part of The University of Coimbra General Library, Coimbra, Portugal. This Baroque library was built in the century during the reign of King João V (and named after him). It contains about 250 thousand volumes.