Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Libraries of the World: The Library of Birmingham

Photo taken by Bob Williams and is available to view at http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=117263&picture=birmingham-library.

The Library of Birmingham in Birmingham, England opened its doors in 2013. "Located at Centenary Square, the city’s most important public open space in the heart of Birmingham city centre’s Westside," the library houses over 100,00 books (Birmingham Library web site).

It has 10 floors and includes a number of features such as landscaped upper levels, an atrium, the "Harry Potter" rotunda, the "Willy Wonka" glass lift, a Shakespeare room, and a 300-seat theater. For more information about the library and photos of its interior, go to the Library of Birmingham's web site.

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