List of top 10 libraries around the world
Published on Sep 14, 2020
A library is a collection of the source of information and many resources. It is a house of knowledge there are many books selected by experts and made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing it has a very quiet environment conducive to study.
Several libraries around the world would have enough items to keep your reading for a lifetime and beyond
TOP 10 LIBRARIES AROUND THE WORLD
Library of congress
There are 162 million items are present in this library it is located in Washington D.C., the library of congress is the biggest library in the united states it is established in around 1800 it contain books in over 450 languages.
This library is situated in the united kingdom it contains 150 million items. it is located in London it is the second-largest library in the world. this library contains handwritten Beatles lyrics and an original draft of chapters 10 and 11 Jane Austen’s persuasion.
LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES CANADA
The library situated in Canada. It is the national library of Canada located in Ottawa, it acquires and preserves Canada's documentary heritage. it contains 54 million items. This library is established in the 19th century.
NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY
It is situated in Manhattan it is the fourth largest library in the world it also used by the people to go for inquires for pre-Google, such as ‘why do English paintings have so many squirrels in them. It contain 53.1 million items.
RUSSIAN STATE LIBRARY
It is located in Moscow. It is established in 1862 and the people give the nickname to this library ‘Leninka'. It contains almost 44.4 million items.
NATIONAL DIET LIBRARY
It is situated in Tokyo and it is established in 1948 it is used to assist public policy research. It contains 41.88 million items.
BIBLIOTHEQUE NATIONALE DE FRANCE
This library is in France in this library there are beautiful oval reading rooms. this library consists of 40 million items in it.
NATIONAL LIBRARY OF RUSSIA
This library is established in 1795. It is a national library of Russia and it has been digitizing many titles over 80,000 titles are viewed electronically. This library contains 36.5 million items in it.
ROYAL DANISH LIBRARY
It is situated in Denmark, founded in 1648. It contains many ancient manuscripts. The Gutenberg Bible and the manuscripts. It contains over 35.1 million items.
THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF CHINA
It situated in china in Beijing. it has rare Chinese items such as ancient books, oracle bones, and tortoiseshell from the Shang dynasty. It Also contains the Buddhist manuscript from the 6th century, contains over 35.1 million items
FASCINATING FACTS ABOUT LIBRARY
ORIGIN – the library was founded in 1800, it makes the oldest federal culture in the nation.
Each working day the library receives around 15,000 items and adds more than 10,000 items to its collection.
The library of congress has offices in foreign countries to attain the catalog and preserve the library across 1962.
The library contains 470 languages.
AFRICA AND MIDDLE EAST MATERIAL
The library can hold the 3 million items of African division collection