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The Vennesla Library and Culture House is a public library serving the inhabitants of Vennesla Municipality in Vest-Agder, Norway. The new library building completed in 2011 has won several architecture prizes and has been praised both within Norway and abroad.

he Willard library was built in 1885 which makes it more than 110 years old. The Library is the oldest public library building in the state of Indiana and is housed in a Victorian Gothic building in Evansville, which is near the downtown area of this southwestern Indiana city of 130,000 people. The building still functions to this day as a library.

The New York Public Library Main Branch Building is one of the world's most recognizable libraries, with its iconic stone lions (named Patience and Fortitude) guarding the entrance. The Library's famous Rose Main Reading Room, shown above, has 52-foot-high ceilings.

Cootehill Library: Winner of Public Library Buildings Awards in the best small new building category, 2003

Owl, from Toronto Public Library building

The Seattle Public Library's Central Library is the flagship library of The Seattle Public Library system. The 11-story glass and steel building in downtown Seattle, Washington was opened to the public on Sunday, May 23, 2004.

NM Public Library Door Door to the New Mexico Public Library building in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

McKim building of the Boston Public Library

The original Cincinnati Public Library building