Gladstone's Library, known until 2010 as St Deiniol's Library, is a residential library in Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales. - It is a Grade I listed building. The library was founded by the Victorian statesman and politician William Ewart Gladstone.
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).
Rows of matching Billy bookcases from Ikea work well here. Consider that the books and accessories offer the pop while the bookcases provide the background. (contemporary living room by Smith & Vansant Architects PC)