With electronic devices being the go-to for everything, libraries are becoming passé. People are more likely to have smart phones and kindles than a library card. But there is a certain nostalgic simplicity when it comes to libraries and nothing beats the smell of an old book. One of the most beautiful libraries in the world can be found right here in Maryland. After seeing the following images, you may be tempted to take a bookish road trip asap.

The George Peabody Library is located at 17 E. Mt Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD 21202. Visiting hours are Tuesday to Thursday from 9am – 5pm, and Friday from 9am – 3pm. Visit the website here.


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