Top 10 Largest Libraries in the World

  1. British Library – United Kingdom, London – 170 million
  2. Library of Congress – United States, Washington D.C. – 160 million
  3. Library and Archives Canada – Canada, Ottawa – 54 million
  4. New York Public Library – United States, New York City – 53.1 million
  5. Russian State Library – Russia, Moscow – 44.4 million
  6. Bibliotheque Nationale de France – France, Paris – 40 million
  7. National Library of Russia – Russia, Saint Petersburg – 36.5 million
  8. National Diet Library – Japan, Tokyo and Kyoto – 35.6 million
  9. National Library of China – China, Beijing – 33.8 million
  10. Royal Danish Library – Denmark, Copenhagen – 30.2 million

British Library, London

The British Library Reading Room inside the British Museum, Bloomsbury, before the move of the British Library to its current location at St.Pancras.

The British Library Reading Room inside the British Museum, Bloomsbury, before the move of the British Library to its current location at St.Pancras.

British Library, London, United Kingdom

British Library

Library of Congress, Washington D.C.

Library of Congress

Library of Congress - Reading Room

Library of Congress, Washington D.C., United States

Library of Congress

Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Canada

Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada

New York Public Library, New York City

New York Public Library

New York Public Library

Russian State Library, Moscow, Russia

Russian State Library

Russian State Library

Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France

Bibliotheque Nationale de France

Bibliotheque Nationale de France

National Library of Russia, Saint Petersburg, Russia

National Library of Russia

National Library of Russia

National Diet Library, Tokyo, Japan

National Diet Library

National Diet Library

National Library of China, Beijing, China

National Library of China

National Library of China

Royal Danish Library, Copenhagen, Denmark

Royal Danish Library

Royal Danish Library

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