Bibliophile

Bibliophile

Monday, 6 November 2017

A COLLECTION OF AUSTRALIA'S BEAUTIFUL LIBRARIES







Craigieburn Library, Hume City, Victoria, Australia

Award-winning Craigieburn library, Hume City, Victoria by Australian architects Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp. Photograph: Danish Agency for Culture

The Mortlock Chamber, State Library of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia.
Mortlock Chamber, State Library of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia. Photograph: State Library of South Australia

State Library of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland.
State Library of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland. Photograph: Jon Linkins/State Library of Queensland

State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria
State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria. Photograph: State Library of Victoria

Surry Hills Library, Sydney, New South Wales.
Surry Hills library and community centre, Sydney, New South Wales. Photograph: City of Sydney


State Library of NSW, Sydney, New South Wales.
State Library of NSW, Sydney, New South Wales. Photograph: State Library of NSW

Murray Bridge Library, Murray Bridge, South Australia.
Murray Bridge library, Murray Bridge, South Australia. Photograph: Sam Noonan/Hassell

Library at The Dock, Melbourne, Victoria
Library at the Dock, Melbourne, Victoria. Photograph: City of Melbourne

Barr Smith library at the University of Adelaide
Barr Smith library at the University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia. Photograph: University of Adelaide

Library at Edith Cowan University in Joondalup, Western Australia
Library at Edith Cowan University in Joondalup, Western Australia. Photograph: Edith Cowan University

I would love to know what your favourite library is. If you would like to share a photo and tell me why you like this particular library, I would be happy to share it.

 READER'S CHOICE...

Courtesy of  Barry York


National Library Australia, Canberra 
©Barry York

Foyer, Coffee Shop.. National Library Australia, Canberra
© Barry York

The bookshop and restaurant (Bookplate) are part of the foyer.
©Barry York


Entrance from the foyer. ©Barry York


'Bookplate' restaurant - with stained glass windows by Leonard French. ©Barry York


Looking from entrance to reading rooms across foyer to front entrance.... ©Barry York


©Barry York





2 comments:

  1. I'm pleased to see I've been to 5 of those libraries - great collection of photos. Wonderful to see country and public libraries too.

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    1. You're doing better than I am... I've a whole long list of libraries on my Must See list...
      Thanks for your comment.

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