Using terms ranging from “majestic” to “ultra-modern” and from “opulent” to “avant-garde” , Sandra MacGregor, a travel contributor to Forbes, offers her take on the top six of the World’s most beautiful libraries.
In her article, Ms. MacGregor provides an eclectic and varied tour of these libraries as she moves from Stuttgart to Rio de Janeiro; Baltimore to Ottawa; and Seattle to Switzerland.
And as she describes these libraries, she observes that they all have one thing in common. They provide beautiful settings where “the pursuit of knowledge can be both intellectually and aesthetically satisfying.”
Needless to say, all of these libraries are well worth the visit so check out the post and treat yourself to an impressive tour of six of the world’s truly beautiful libraries.
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.