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US Map – Top Ten Libraries in USA

by poonam bisht

US Map illustrates location of top ten best libraries in the United States by Volumes of Books. US best libraries are Library of Congress in Washington D.C, Boston Public Library, Boston and New York Public Library New York.

US Map of Libraries

Top Ten Libraries in the US

Libraries are a vast ocean of knowledge. Let’s take a look at the some of the largest libraries in the United States.

The Library of Congress is in the capital Washington D.C. And it has the largest collection of books in the country. Founded in 1848, the Boston Public Library is among the oldest libraries in the US.

With more than 18 million volumes, the Harvard Library is the largest private library system in the world. The New York Public Library has branches in the boroughs of Manhattan, The Bronx, and Staten Island. The Yale University Library is third-largest academic library in North America. The libraries at University of California together cover over 12 acres of land, one of the largest library complexes in the world.

The University of Michigan Library, University of Illinois Library, Columbia University Library, and University of Texas Library are other popular academic libraries in America. George Peabody Library in Baltimore, Seattle Public Library, and Princeton University Library are other famous libraries in the US.


Library Location Volumes of Books
Library of Congress Washington D.C 33,515,702
Boston Public Library Boston 24,079,520
New York Public Library New York 16,640,294
Harvard University Library Massachusetts 16,557,002
University of Illinois Library Illinois 12,780,067
Yale University Library Connecticut 12,564,157
University of California Library – Berkeley California 11,026,554
Columbia University Library New York 10,449,223
University of Texas Library – Austin Texas 9,853,414
University of Michigan Library Michigan 9,575,256

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