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Canada’s Library of Parliament was built in 1876. Although it was designed by Thomas Fuller & Chilion Jones, the real driving personality behind the library’s style and layout was Alpheus Todd, the librarian whose name sounds like a Harry Potter character. He wanted it to be modeled after the British Museum’s Reading Room, which is round with a domed roof that lets in light.

Cool Bookish Places: The Library of Parliament, Canada

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lalibrairie: The Oxford Union Library, Oxford, United Kingdom On the walls are Pre-Raphaelites murals, painted by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones. It also has a unique clerestory (Wikipedia will tell you all about it here).

The Law Library of Munich (Juristische Bibliothek München) in Munich, Germany

The Law Library of Munich (Juristische Bibliothek München) in Munich, Germany Se eu entrassr num lugar assim, ninguém mais ia me ver u.

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Découvrez les 10 plus belles bibliothèques du monde

Library, The Hague, The Netherlands photo via myopera. Handelingenkamer Tweede Kamer Der Staten-Generaal Den Haag, the Hague, Netherlands

Bibliothéque Nationale de France, France

The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries Trinity College Library, Ireland Bibliotheque Nationale de France, France The Library of El Escorial, Spain Handelingenkamer, Netherlands Abbey.

One of the oldest libraries at the heart of Oxford's historic University is Duke Humfrey's Library in the Bodleian, which held the primary function as a reading room for maps, music and pre-1641 rare books until 2015

Inside Britain's most incredible libraries

The library at Hogwarts, from the Harry Potter series filmed in Duke Humfrey’s Library at Bodleian Library. This links to an article about the 20 most beautiful libraries in film and TV.

Biblioteca Des Moines, USA

State Capitol Law Library - Des Moines, Iowa, USA The Iowa State Capitol's Law Library is home to spiral staircases, mosaic tiles, rich woods and dazzling light fixtures.

Library of Parliament, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Reading Room in Library of Parliament, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada-I want to go here, I don't think I would do any reading tho?

The Library of Parliament on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada's capital city.   For more information on Ottawa visit www.ottawatourism.ca

Library of Parliament, Centre Block, Parliament Hill, Ottawa, Canada (photo by Greg Stevenson)

Candelaria Design

A classic Candelaria Design - Treken Interiors library adorns this Rural Mediterranean Estate in North Scottsdale built by Schultz Development.