Independent Libraries

American Antiquarian Society

National research library of pre-twentieth century American history and culture.

American Library in Paris

Provides information on membership, collections, services, and events.

The Armitt Collection

Integrates the resources found in educational galleries, museums, and libraries. Designed for scholarly and entertainment purposes. Located in Ambleside, Cumbria.

Cletham's Library

Presents the oldest public library in the English-speaking world. Offers materials to readers and visitors for free.

The Denver Zine Library

Information on how to avail of the services of this library. Presents catalogs and details of accommodation.

Fendrick Library

Information about the opening schedules of the Library with details of related events and information on new materials arrivals.

Folger Shakespeare Library

Independent research library located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

Getty Research Institute Library

Contains information on scope and content, access policy, reproduction, interlibrary loans, and FAQs.

Gladstone's Library at St Deiniol's

Take a virtual tour into the domains of this accommodating educational edifice. Learn about its history, services, and facilities.

The Grolier Club Library

Dedicated to foster learning and book arts. Gives details of programs and upcoming events. Located in New York City.

The Huntington Library

Official site offers an overview of the collection, a schedule of exhibitions, visitor resources, membership, and a list of publications.

Jessie Street National Women's Library

Self-funding, volunteer-run library provides materials about women and women's issues. Includes catalogue search, archived newsletters, membership form, events, directions, and resource links. Located in Sydney, NSW, Australia.

Latse Contemporary Tibetan Cultural Library

Contains brochures, newsletters, lecture series, an events calendar, and conferences information.

Linen Hall Library

Oldest library in Belfast and the last subscribing library in Ireland.

London Library

An Independent subscription library serving the needs of scholars by lending books for use at home.

Marsh's Library

Open library welcomes scholars and students to its collections of over 25,000 books pertaining to information from different academic epochs.

Marx Memorial Library

Resource for books, pamphlets, and writings related to Marxism and the science of Socialism.

Mechanics' Institute

Features a library and a chess room, and presents books discussions with local historians and writers.

Mercantile Library of New York

Subscription library dedicated to the promotion of literature.

Neilson Hays Library and Galleries

Library in Bangkok housing a collection of English language books provides details of membership, catalog and events.

New York Society Library

Subscription library containing nearly two hundred thousand volumes.

Newberry Library

Independent research library concentrating in the humanities with an active educational and cultural presence in Chicago.

The Portico Library and Gallery

Overview of the Library's building, resources, gallery, and membership. With notices and contact details.

Redwood Library

Founded in 1747, the Redwood is the oldest continuously circulating library in America.

Rothschild Archive

Based in London, collection devoted to the Rothschild family.

Village Learning Place

Offers a variety of educational resources for learners of all ages. Features over 15,000 book collections.

Wellcome Library

Contains collections of books, manuscripts, films, paintings, chronicling the history of medicine.

Wiener Library

The world's oldest Holocaust memorial institution provides information on collections, research, and archives.

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