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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.

Fantastic library/reading room with bookshelf-lined walls, French doors opening to the outside with a half-round window above and the beautiful raised ceiling.

2/09/17  11:02p  Red Stairway to Heaven and Below Livraria  Lello & Irmao Bookstore Porto  Portugal

How can I get one of these staircases in my dream house? Because it is awesome. Lonely Planet classified this bookshop as the third best bookshop in the world, Livraria Lello & Irmão in Porto, Portugal (by Ricardo Bevilaqua).


Library of Strahov Monastery, Prague (by Michael Langille)--one of the great purposes of monasteries was to preserve learning and books--so they often possess great libraries

Littlest bookstore. re-pinned by: http://sunnydaypublishing.com/books/

Littlest bookstore. ~ there are a number of little libraries around the world, not sure which is the "littlest" but it is a wonderful idea to give everyone a reason to read a book!

Montacute House - Library

The library at Montecute House in Devon, England. The house was built around and the room in which the library is now was originally used as a Great Chamber, where important guests were received. Would love this in my Dream Home!

great library, comfy chairs, lots of books. needs more reading lights // Spettacolo

new-french-colonial-library - The two-story library holds the couple’s extensive collection of books. Note the secret doors in the stacks.

Librairie Septentrion | Saint-Malo, France

"The bookshop has a thousand books, all colors, hues, and tinges, and every cover is a door that turns on magic hinges.

I have a love for libraries

16 Libraries You Have To See Before You Die

Clementinum Library or National Library, Prague - Czech Republic I am such a nerd. I want a library in my house one day books

The Earliest Libraries-on-Wheels Looked Way Cooler Than Today’s Bookmobiles | Smart News

The Earliest Libraries-on-Wheels Looked Way Cooler Than Today’s Bookmobiles

Jefferson County Texas’s first bookmobile is seen in this 1935 photo provided by the Jefferson County Library. Jefferson County commissioners voted in July budget hearings to close the