Where do you usually read? On your bed, in the backyard or in a coffee shop?

“In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.” – Mark Twain

If you too agree with what Mark Twain said, just imagine how you’d feel reading your book in one of these most magnificent reading places…

1. Stuttgart Library, Germany

Stuttgart Library, Germany

2. Jose Vasconcelos Library, Mexico City, Mexico

Jose Vasconcelos Library in Mexico City

3. The Vennesla Library and Culture House, Vennesla, Norway

The Vennesla Library and Culture House, Vennesla, Norway

4. Joe & Rika Mansueto Library, University of Chicago, USA

Joe & Rika Mansueto Library at the University of Chicago

5. Book Mountain Library, Spijkenisse, The Netherlands

Book Mountain Library, Spijkenisse, The Netherlands

6. Los Angeles Central Library, Los Angeles, USA

Los Angeles Central Library

7. New York Public Library, New York, USA

New York Public Library

8. Library of Congress, Washington DC, USA

Library of Congress

9. Royal Portuguese Reading Room, Rio, Brazil

Royal Portuguese Reading Room

10. The Hearst Castle Library, California, USA

The Hearst Castle Library

11. Librería El Ateneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Libreria El Ateneo Buenos Aires

12. The Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland

Trinity Colleage Library Dublin Ireland

13. Jay Walker’s Private Library, USA

Jay Walkers Private Library USA

14. Skywalker Ranch Library, California, USA

Skywalker Ranch Library USA

15. House On The Rock, Wisconsin, USA

House On The Rock

16. Shakespeare and Company, Paris, France

shakespear and company paris

17. The Libreria Acqua Alta, Venice, ItalyLibreria-Acqua-Alta-Venice

18. Taipei Public Library, Taiwan

Taipei public library

 19. Liyuan Library, China

Liyuan Library

20. Old Market Library, Min Buri, Bangkok

Old Market Library, Min Buri, Bangkok

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