Czech National Library in the Clementinum complex - Praga. The National Library was founded in The architecture is a notable example of Baroque architecture and Clementinum is the second largest complex of buildings in Prague after the Prague Castle.
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.
Many villages in the UK have turned red telephone boxes into mini libraries, just take a book and leave one behind. I really live in the wrong country. Just not as glamorous without the red telephone boxes!
Trinity College Library (the 'Long Room'), Dublin. There has been a library at the College ever since it was founded (in but the Long Room was not begun until Completed in it is the largest library in Ireland, containing books.
The Library at Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina, US. The library contains over volumes and has two tiers. The mural on the ceiling is 'The Chariot of Aurora' by Giovanni Antonio Pellegrini and once decorated the ceiling of a Venetian ballroom.