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The Most Amazing Libraries In The World Part Two (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post     First Posted: 04/24/10 06:12 AM ET   Updated: 05/25/11 04:35 PM ET

Last month, we brought you a slideshow of the most amazing libraries in the world. The responses from readers were so full of suggestions that we couldn't resist running another batch of our favorites and yours. We're getting a lot of bad news about libraries recently, as funding drops and major cuts are made, but these buildings and collections remind us of how important libraries are, and how much they are worth saving!

Library of Parliament
 
The Canadian Library of Parliament in Ottawa is a major architectural icon in Canada, and appears on the ten-dollar bill. It was inspired by the Reading Room at the British Museum, and was built in the Gothic Revival style, the only style that “could be adapted to a site at once so picturesque and so grand," according to the architects.
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