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Tuesday, 13 July 2010

London Library

The London library is a private lending library that was founded in 1841. There are 15 miles of books housed in the library, which does not throw away any of its books ( compare that to the total-digital-conversions back home). There's nothing like looking at a book that maybe Charles Dickens looked at. We were allowed to go into the multi-level book section which as you can see has grated steel floors built during the Victorian era. You are able to see down all of the levels of books through the grated floor, which I was told has enticed movie producers to the shelf section to film there. The library allows users who wish to access the library for just one day a daily rate of 10 pounds and an ID.

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