Most Beautiful College Libraries

Most Beautiful Libraries

No major introduction needed here, as a picture is worth a thousand words. Here we take a look at some of the most magnificent university libraries across the country.

Comfort and atmosphere play a huge role in getting in a quality study session. The problem is that some of these libraries are so beautiful that they almost become too distracting to study in.

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Quick List

1. Bapst Library, Boston College
2. William W. Cook Legal Research Library, University of Michigan
3. Suzzallo Library, University of Washington
4. Butler Library, Columbia University
5. Fisher Fine Arts Library, Penn
6. Chancellor Green Library, Princeton
7. Doe Library, UC Berkeley
8. Harper Library, University of Chicago
9. Frederick Ferris Thompson Memorial Library, Vassar
10. Sterling Memorial Library, Yale
11. Firestone Library, Princeton
12. Powell Library, UCLA
13. George Peabody Library, Johns Hopkins University
14. Widener Library, Harvard
15. Special Collections Library, University of Virginia
16. Perkins/Bostock Library, Duke University
17. Riggs Library, Georgetown University
18. Bizzell Memorial Library, University of Oklahoma
19. Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester
20. Baker Hall, Harvard
21. Williston Library, Mount Holyoke College
22. Uris Library, Cornell
23. Monroe Library, Loyola University New Orleans
24. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale
25. Baker Memorial Library, Dartmouth

More: See Part Two (#26-50)

1. Bapst Library - Boston College
Bapst Library

2. William W. Cook Legal Research Library - University of Michigan
Michigan Law Library
Law Library Reading Room

3. Suzzallo Library - University of Washington
Suzzallo Library
Suzzallo Reading Room

4. Butler Library - Columbia University
Butler Library


5. Fisher Fine Arts Library - Penn
Fisher Fine Arts Library


6. Chancellor Green Library - Princeton University
Chancellor Green Library

7. Doe Library - UC Berkeley

Doe Library

8. Harper Library - University of Chicago
Harper Library


9. Frederick Ferris Thompson Memorial Library - Vassar College
Vassar Library


10. Sterling Memorial Library - Yale
Yale's Sterling Library


11. Firestone Library - Princeton
Princeton's Firestone Library


12. Powell Library - UCLA
Powell Library UCLA
Powell Library

13. George Peabody Library - Johns Hopkins University
George Peabody Library

14. Widener Library - Harvard


15. Special Collections Library - University of Virginia
University of Virginia

16. Perkins/Bostock Library - Duke University



17. Riggs Library - Georgetown University
Riggs Library

18. Bizzell Memorial Library - University of Oklahoma


19. Rush Rhees Library - University of Rochester
Rush Rhees Library

20. Baker Hall - Harvard



21. Williston Library - Mount Holyoke College



22. Uris Library - Cornell University
Uris Library


23. Monroe Library - Loyola University New Orleans
Monroe Library

24. Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library - Yale University



25. Baker Memorial Library - Dartmouth

More: See Part Two (#26-50)