7 World’s Unusual Libraries That All Bookworms Should Make A Beeline For

7 worlds unusual libraries that all bookworms should make a beeline for

The first libraries in the world were collections of texts written on clay tablets. Some of these archives discovered in Iraq date back as far as 2600 BC. In the classical period the Library of Alexandria, in Egypt, functioned as a major center for academia. It existed from the 3rd century BC until the Roman conquest of Egypt in 30 BC. Throughout the centuries since, libraries have played an important role in many cities not only as places of places for books but as meeting and study centers. These 7 world’s unusual libraries have been designed to show off the architecture and by extension, the culture of the time they were built in.

From libraries decorated with beautiful frescoes to those ornamented with amazing tiles, stucco work, or carvings, we have shortlisted 7 world’s unusual libraries that would turn even the most recalcitrant readers into bibliophiles:

St. Edmund Hall college is housed in the 12th-century church of St Peter-in-the-East, one of the oldest churches in the city of Oxford. The church was converted into a library in 1970, but the renovation process kept the integrity of the church intact — There is even a crypt below and a graveyard outside, but you won’t find any books there…

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