Permalink - 8 January 2014 
Bangalore City Central Library in the Seshadri Iyer Memorial, Cubbon Park, Bangalore, India

Bangalore City Central Library in the Seshadri Iyer Memorial, Cubbon Park, Bangalore, India


Permalink - 8 January 2014 
Bangalore City Central Library in the Seshadri Iyer Memorial, Cubbon Park, Bangalore, India

Bangalore City Central Library in the Seshadri Iyer Memorial, Cubbon Park, Bangalore, India


Permalink - 8 January 2014 
Bangalore City Central Library in the Seshadri Iyer Memorial, Cubbon Park, Bangalore, India

Bangalore City Central Library in the Seshadri Iyer Memorial, Cubbon Park, Bangalore, India


Permalink - 8 January 2014 
Bangalore City Central Library in the Seshadri Iyer Memorial, Cubbon Park, Bangalore, India

Bangalore City Central Library in the Seshadri Iyer Memorial, Cubbon Park, Bangalore, India


Permalink - 8 January 2014 
Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall, built in 1915 AD in a classic European style with Tuscan and Corinthian columns, in honour of Sir K.Seshadri Iyer who was Dewan of Mysore State from 1883 to 1901, is an impressive red building with gables. The memorial building is ensconced in the middle of the park, framed by the greenery of the park and with a beautiful frontage of the rose garden. It houses the Seshadri Memorial library. The Library has an area of 300 km² and functions as the Apex of the Karnataka Public Libraries system, which is governed by State Library Authority. The library has presently a collection of 2.65 lakh (265.000) books and also an extensive Braille section.

Seshadri Iyer Memorial Hall, built in 1915 AD in a classic European style with Tuscan and Corinthian columns, in honour of Sir K.Seshadri Iyer who was Dewan of Mysore State from 1883 to 1901, is an impressive red building with gables. The memorial building is ensconced in the middle of the park, framed by the greenery of the park and with a beautiful frontage of the rose garden. It houses the Seshadri Memorial library. The Library has an area of 300 km² and functions as the Apex of the Karnataka Public Libraries system, which is governed by State Library Authority. The library has presently a collection of 2.65 lakh (265.000) books and also an extensive Braille section.


Permalink - 18 April 2013 
De Boekenberg (The Book Mountain) Spijkenisse, The Netherlands.

De Boekenberg (The Book Mountain) Spijkenisse, The Netherlands.


Permalink - 18 April 2013 
De Boekenberg (The Book Mountain) Spijkenisse, The Netherlands.

De Boekenberg (The Book Mountain) Spijkenisse, The Netherlands.


Permalink - 18 April 2013 
De Boekenberg (The Book Mountain) Spijkenisse, The Netherlands.

De Boekenberg (The Book Mountain) Spijkenisse, The Netherlands.


Permalink - 18 April 2013 
De Boekenberg (The Book Mountain) is a recently opened public library in Spijkenisse, The Netherlands. It’s name is derived from the piramid-like architecture resembling a mountain of books.

De Boekenberg (The Book Mountain) is a recently opened public library in Spijkenisse, The Netherlands. It’s name is derived from the piramid-like architecture resembling a mountain of books.


Permalink - 15 December 2012 
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library


Permalink - 15 December 2012 
The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library


Permalink - 15 December 2012 
The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library


Permalink - 15 December 2012 
The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library


Permalink - 15 December 2012 
The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is a library in the University of Toronto, constituting the largest repository of publicly-accessible rare books and manuscripts in Canada. The library is also home to the university archives which, in addition to institutional records, also contains the papers of many important Canadian literary figures including Margaret Atwood and Leonard Cohen.
Among the collection’s items are the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493), Shakespeare’s First Folio (1623), Newton’s Principia (1687), and Darwin’s proof copy (with annotations) of On the Origin of Species (1859). Other collections include Babylonian cuneiform tablet from Ur (1789 BC), 36 Egyptian papyrus manuscript fragments (245 BC), and Catholicon (1460).

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is a library in the University of Toronto, constituting the largest repository of publicly-accessible rare books and manuscripts in Canada. The library is also home to the university archives which, in addition to institutional records, also contains the papers of many important Canadian literary figures including Margaret Atwood and Leonard Cohen.

Among the collection’s items are the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493), Shakespeare’s First Folio (1623), Newton’s Principia (1687), and Darwin’s proof copy (with annotations) of On the Origin of Species (1859). Other collections include Babylonian cuneiform tablet from Ur (1789 BC), 36 Egyptian papyrus manuscript fragments (245 BC), and Catholicon (1460).


Permalink - 2 July 2012 
Vennesla Library and Culture House in Norway

Vennesla Library and Culture House in Norway