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          Mexico   Palafoxiana Library     Considered by some to be the oldest library in the Americas, the Palafoxiana has...

          Japan   Kanazawa Umimirai Library       Libraries in Japan have typically operated as institutions to acquire and lend...

          Austria   Melk Abbey Library       The Benedictine Abbey of Melk has been located in its current location...

          Brazil   National Library of Brazil       The largest library in Latin America and the seventh largest in...

          Czech Republic   Library Hall, Clementinum       The Clementinum complex was founded in Bohemia by the Jesuits after...

            United Kingdom  Bodleian Library, Oxford University       Oxford University’s first library was built in 1320 in the...

          Denmark   The Royal Library       Established in 1648 by King Frederik III, The Royal Library contains all...

          Germany   Empty Library       Discretely set into the cobblestones of Berlin’s Bebelplatz square is a plate of...

          United Kingdom   Sunningdale Golf Club       As golf increased in popularity at the turn of the 20th...

          United States Library of Congress       The idea for a reference library for use by Congress came to...

          Canada   Library Of Parliament       Called the “most beautiful room in Canada”, the Library of Parliament originated...

          Ireland   Trinity College Library       Situated in the center of Dublin, the library at Trinity College is...

          Russia   Russian State Library     With over 275 kilometers of shelves and 43 million items in 247 languages,...

          Switzerland   Abbey Library of St. Gallen       Above the entrance to the Abbey of St. Gallen in...

        Portugal   University of Coimbra General Library     The General Library of the University of Coimbra is comprised of two...

            Vatican City   Vatican Apostolic Library       A library serving only the Church has existed since the...

        France   National Library Of France       The French Royal Library began in the 14th century when Charles V...