Salt Lake City Public Library. Music is playing on every floor, has an art gallery, and a cafe serving coffee and sandwhiches.
This is literally, the perfect library.
Biblioteca España, located in Medellin Colombia on a hilltop in Santo Domingo. This library was built as a part of an initiative to enhance urban developement and provide more opportunity to the city's poorest residents.
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, located in New Haven, CT. Was a gift from the Beinecke family to Yale University in 1963 features walls made of translucent marble and has no windows in order to preserve the rare books and manuscripts inside. Is home to one of the 48 remaining Gutenberg Bibles.
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library.
Located at the University of Toronto, in Canada. As it's name suggests, it houses the largest collection of rare books and manuscripts available to the public in Canada.
Jose Vasconcelos Library, located in Mexico City. Houses over 500,000 volumes, a music room, a 500+ seat auditorium, and a botanical garden.
The Real Gabinete Portugues de Leitura. Located in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, contains 350,000 volumes from different works all over the world. Aside from being a library, this fantastic places also houses several sculptures, paintings, and coin collections.
Located in Admont, Austria, the Admont Library has over 200,00 books and manuscripts and is also the largest monastery library in the world. Appropriately, most of its contents are theological pieces, including a giant 11th century bible. Adapting to the modern world, it also contains many scientific and historical volumes.
The British Library.
One of the largest libraries in the world, holds over 150 million items from places all over the globe, and 100 million copies available digitally. If that alone wasn't impressive enough, they also have the original copy of the Magna Carta, Captain Cook's Journal, and the only surviving medieval manuscript of Beowulf.
I would like to live in here.