The Library of Congress
The Library of Congress was founded in 1800 and is the largest library in the world. It contains more than 160 millions items housed on 838 miles of bookshelves! Each day the library gets 15,000 items and 12,000 items are added to the collections daily.
New York Public Library
The actual name of the library is the Stephen A. Schwarzman Library, but that's too much of a mouthful. The New York Public Library has been used in several movies such as Spider-Man. The two stone lions at the entrance are called Patience and Fortitude and to add more space, the library was extended under Bryant Park.
Salt Lake City Main Branch
The library was designed by Moshe Safdie, an internationally-acclaimed architect and opened in 2003. The library holds more than 500,000 items, shops, reading galleries, and a 300-seat auditorium. The library also has a roof-top garden.
Frederick Ferris Thompson Memorial Library
This library is located on the campus of Vassar College. The library is a enormous Gothic structure houses over 1,000,000 books and a massive microfilm collection. The library is best known for it's stained glass window which shows the first woman to earn a doctorate in Europe, Elena Cornaro Piscopia.