Biblioteca Joanina, part of The University of Coimbra General Library, Coimbra, Portugal. This Baroque library was built in the century during the reign of King João V (and named after him). It contains about 250 thousand volumes.
"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.
The Abbey Library of Saint Gall was founded by Saint Othmar, the founder of the Abbey of St. The library collection is the oldest in Switzerland, and is one of earliest and most important monastic libraries in the world.