Chetham's Library in Manchester, England, is the oldest free public reference library in the United Chetham's Hospital, which contains both the library and Chetham's School of Music, was established in 1653 under the will of Humphrey Chetham.
Got books? Ancient, Chetham’s Library, Manchester, England photo via alicia
"Trinity College Library, Dublin - the smell of old books is amazing : )" Is there anything as beautiful as a library? And just think, at this point if you started reading that library, you would not live to finish it. At least, not at my speed.