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New York Public Library - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

Landmark Beaux-Arts edifice in NYC, famed for its vast reading rooms and iconic lion statues, a major research and literary cultural hub.

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The New York Public Library's Stephen A. Schwarzman Building is a grand and iconic institution dedicated to learning and knowledge. It houses over 15 million volumes, including rare manuscripts, maps, and artworks, and serves as a hub for scholars and researchers from around the world. Visitors can marvel at its magnificent architecture, attend lectures and exhibitions, or simply browse the vast collection of books and resources available to the public.

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    Spend a day or two lost amongst thousands of books on any subject you can imagine at these distinguished libraries around the world. From the edgy contemporary architecture of the Tianjin Binhai Library in China to the massive baroque-embracing library of Admont Abbey in Austria, there is so much to be discovered. We have handpicked some of the most incredible libraries from around the globe for your inner bookworm.