It’s the last remaining part of parliament’s original Centre Block building and is home to about 47,000 volumes. (Ottawa, Canada)
The library can hold about 1.45 million volumes and was designed to be able to house not only books, but community activities and events.
It has about 170,000 books, with over 400 that are over a thousand years old. (Saint Gallen, Switzerland)
The library was updated in 2011 to be 9 stories high with cubed-shaped sections of books with ultra-modern, ultra-minimalist white walls.