To-Do: Bring a book to read at Rose Main Reading Room. 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.
20 Biggest Libraries in the World (infographic) by Ola Kowalczyk on March 3, 2016 ~ Ebook creation platform InstaScribe has created a simple infographic that lists 20 libraries according to the # of items collected. It turns out that the Library of Congress, w/ 158 mill. items, gives way to the British Library w/ 170 mill. | The Library & Archives Canada takes 3rd place (54 mill.), followed by the NY Public Library & the Russian State Library.