Why these 5 Largest Libraries are the Best in the World?
The Library of Congress (Washington D.C, U.S)
One of the oldest cultural institutions in the US, the Library of the Congress is the largest library in the world. It was founded in 1800 and has a collection of more than 150 million items and all in more than 450 languages. The Library of Congress has a collection of 32 million cataloged books and over 61 million manuscripts. Remarkably, the library receives 22,000 copies per day from the publication produced in the US and the library collection fills about 1,349 km of bookshelves. Today, the library is open to the public only for touring, but only high officials can access its books and things.
Trivia: The library preserves America’s most important films such as Ghostbusters (1984) and health class classics like The Story of Menstruation (1946).