V is for the Vennesla Library and Culture House

Today’s post features another one of my favorite libraries from around the world. The Vennesla Library and Culture House in Norway is gorgeously modern inside and out. Completed in 2011, this library serves as a book haven, a learning center, and a house of culture. Don’t you just love this library’s space-aged interior and all

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U is for the United Kingdom’s Sir Duncan Rice Library

Today’s feature for the letter U reminds me of a library from last year’s A to Z Challenge. The United Kingdom’s Sir Duncan Rice Library at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland kinda resembles the Zurich University Law Library in Switzerland, wouldn’t you say? The Sir Duncan Rice Library opened its doors in 2012 with

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T is for the Texas Armstrong Browning Library

We’re nearing the end of the A to Z Challenge and our quest for the most beautiful libraries from around the world. Today’s search lands us at the Armstrong Browning Library at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. This library holds the largest collections of poetry from authors Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. According to

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S is for San Simeon’s Hearst Castle Gothic Study

Well, today happens to be Earth Day and it’s also my birthday. Oh joy. I’m getting older… Anyway, today we’re visiting a fairly old treasure on the west coast of the United States. It’s Hearst Castle’s Gothic Study in San Simeon, California. Hearst Castle was built for newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst in 1919, and

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R is for Ridgefield’s Jay Walker Private Library

Unlike yesterday’s post in the A to Z Challenge, I actually have a library that matches today’s letter. It’s the Jay Walker Private Library in Ridgefield, Connecticut. This library is also known as the “Walker Library of the History of Human Imagination,” and it’s certainly full of imagination. Sadly, this library is not open to

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