Tag: Library


The Ateneo de Madrid, one of Spain’s cultural icons, is a striking library that dates from the early 1800’s. A legendary spot to retreat, study, socialize and —…

Mazarine’s Library

From the Pont des Arts, looking south, the Bibliothèque Mazarine. Established in 1643 by the physician Naudé and named for the Cardinal, France’s first public library contained nearly 40,000 items by 1652.

Library Wall

With its steel and glass addition to its 1800’s foundation, the Runnymede Library on Bloor Street is a great blend of classic and modern architecture.