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The Walking Library (Cincinnati Library archives)

The Walking Library, London, ca. via vintage everyday: The Walking Library, London, ca. Maybe we should revisit this idea. Reading books and making them easily accessible - grin.

The Perambulating Library of 1859 in Warrington, England, this was so old, I just had to add it...Can you imagine how important books were in the old old days..This wagon would have been a real treat....I can just imagine waiting on it to come.....

The Perambulating Library (early bookmobile) of 1859 in Warrington, Cheshire

Bookmobile: “Rockingham Co Mrs Garrett Smith Sadler, N.C.” (Public Library History Files, State Library of NC)North Carolina in the 1930s - Days Gone By

Bookmobile: “Rockingham Co Mrs Garrett Smith Sadler, N.” (Public Library History Files, State Library of NC)North Carolina in the - Days Gone By

The Oxford Union Library

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).

Oh God yes!

The Reading Room, John Rylands Library, Manchester. -whoever john rylands is, I'm about to go to England and marry his ass so I can use his library lol

(vía a-soul-of-humanity)

Book Nook Bookshop in Newburgh, Indiana. (Photo by Will Steward) bookshops are always beautiful to me

The Library of Chantilly in France is absolutely stunning! Love the lighting, the clock, the designs on the walls, and of course, the two stories filled w/ books!

The Library of Chantilly in France is absolutely stunning! Love the lighting, the clock, the designs on the walls, and of course, the two stories filled w/ books!

Bookmobile in Virginia, 1950's

vintagelibraries: “Library of Virginia, Welcome to the BookMobile, year unknown.

Edinburgh Library, Edinburgh, Scotland. The wooden panelling, the chandeliers and the walls filled with books make this library seem so inviting.

Can never get enough warmth of wood, books, and lighting. some comfy leather chairs. Oh my favorite place! The Library Edinburgh Library, Edinburgh, Scotland

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Sir Walter Scott's Library, Abbotsford House, England photo via perwaldorf

Book store.  Such an imaginative store front design.

Book worm and books - sign for a book shop, Annaberg-Buchholz, Germany (Photo: Andreas Praefcke (Own Work), Creative Commons Attribution

Book igloo

Book Igloo - Home is a recent sculptural installation by Colombian artist Miler Lagos. The piece was constructed at MagnanMetz Gallery late last year using carefully stacked books to create a compact dome that is entirely self-supporting.

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