Eleven of the most beautiful libraries in the world

These buildings will reignite your love for reading
Melissa Heath

From outdoor settings to repurposed churches, these libraries have incredible interiors.

Selexyz Bookstore, Maastricht, Holland


The Bookàbar Bookshop, Rome, Italy

Plural Bookshop, Bratislava, Slovakia

Livraria Lello, Porto, Portugal

(Credit: Livraria Lello)

Librería El Ateneo Grand Splendid, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Livraria da Vila, Sao Paulo, Brazil

 Cafebreria El Pendulo, Mexico City, Mexico

Shakespeare & Company, Paris, France 

The Last Bookstore, Los Angeles, CA

Bart’s Books, Ojai, California

The American Book Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands 

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