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Library Love 2009: Identify that Library!

Justyna Zajac, Publicity

In honor of National Library Week 2009, OUP will be posting everyday to demonstrate our immense love of libraries. Libraries don’t just house thousands of fascinating books, they are also stunning works of architecture, havens of creativity for communities and venues for free and engaging programs. So please, make sure to check back in all this week and spread the library love.

Each library has its individual appeal and we at OUP recognize that, so we combed the world to seek out some of these rare gems and put the their trademark qualities into a quiz to test your love of libraries. Make sure to check back in at the end of the day when the answers are revealed.

1) Which library is the apple of this city’s eye?

2) Egypt may be known for its wondrous pyramids, but its library architecture is no small feat.

3) This Danish library has a modern take on royalty.

4) This library’s unorthodox shape is unlike any other building in the rainy North American city  it resides in.

5) This library belongs to arguably the best law school in the U.S.

6) Located in three buildings in the U.S. capitol, this library was established in 1800.

7) Sprechen Sie Deutsch? Well no worries if you don’t, this library speaks the universal/ecological language of green.

8) This library was intended to engage the imagination and aspirations of its home city, as well as provide stunning views of the Wasatch Mountains.

9) Its Polish home city may have been ravaged during World War II but this “old” library still stands proud as part of the university.

10) This library exemplifies that the Irish know length matters.

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