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Synonyms for library

a room where books are kept

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a collection of literary documents or records kept for reference or borrowing

(computing) a collection of standard programs and subroutines that are stored and available for immediate use

a building that houses a collection of books and other materials

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Brickwork also has a more tactile and responsive surface texture than concrete, as manifest by the warm sensuousness of the book stack hall.
As you know, the Great Court is just where the Round Reading Room, with its book stacks, was located.
Originally constructed in three phases (1953, 1959 and 1971), this two-phase design-build project included the construction of a 60,000-SF “West Addition” that houses book stacks and the installation of an automated library book retrieval system at ground level; the construction of a 20,000 SF “North Addition;” the renovation of the 282,500 SF existing library and seismic reinforcement of the existing library for a total project size of 362,500 SF.
It was based on a series of independent rectilinear book stacks, dispersed to create a field--or forest--of monolithic blocks.
This cupola-topped building offers a traditional, two-story reading room with book stacks and cathedral ceilings that feature a digital media workshop with scanners, CD burners, printers and microphones; not to mention an assistive-technology room where students can magnify print books or use a special scanner with software to read books aloud.
London, May 22 (ANI): A new website, developed by a Brit Computer Science undergrad, helps college-goers find love in the book stacks.
was contracted to provide the fittings and the book stacks for the new library.
The second floor would have male and female reading rooms, a reference room, a staff room, a foyer, a librarians office and 20 to 25 book stacks, the International Security Assistance (ISAF) said on Friday.
The book stacks, including the rare books section, total 7,875 feet of shelves.
Along the south side of the main reading room, near the enormous glass wall looking out into the great heritage trees and the Florida native landscape, several sets of tables and chairs, almost concealed by the book stacks, promise privacy and quiet.
It's hard to believe that being stuck between book stacks all day is really worse than tackling yobs or fending for yourself in front of a classroom full of primary school children with attention deficit disorder.
Air conditioning ductwork and vents are hidden in book stacks or carefully concealed behind millwork or partitions that match the historic setting.
The book stacks in the old Eugene Public Library are gone, replaced by work stations for engineers.
The extensive renovation will include a children's library complete with new lights, book stacks, counter and furniture.