Sunday, October 16, 2011



Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland


At Ireland’s oldest university, home to the book of Kells, the ‘Old Library’ stuns with its dark wood, spiral staircases and seemingly endless aisles of books. It was built between 1712 and 1732 and renovated in 1860 to include a barrel ceiling for a second floor of book shelves.

I think we all have our "dream library" but, this is the most beautiful I've ever seen. As my friend Michelle and I walked through this incredible library I remember wishing that everyone would leave and we could just stay for hours and hours and hours. I did feel it was an honor to be there , among history.

6 comments:

  1. Oh! It looks like the library in the Harry Potter computer games!
    -Lia

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  2. What a fantastic library - a feature in my imagination of heaven!

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  3. It looks like something out of a movie. Magnificent.

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  4. Wow! Stunning! Are there really enough adjectives for this space??? It's good to have a vision!

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  5. WOW that is sooooooo beautiful....I can't believe you've been there! I was telling Chet how in love i am with architecture in the UK and he scoffed....the boy doesn't see beauty in design apparently...

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