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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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Fate appeared to have determined to keep him imprisoned in the library, that morning.
He had just opened his lips to answer that ill-timed reference to Anne, in no very friendly terms, when a voice, calling to Arnold from the lawn outside, announced the appearance of a third person in the library, and warned the two gentlemen that their private interview was at an end.
Very likely it had remained in some quiet monastery library for hundreds of years until Henry VIII.
Some years after the fire the Cotton Library, as it is now called, was removed to the British Museum, where it now remains.
They found themselves plunging through the club smoking room and the library beyond, in complete darkness, mental as well as material.
I must first ask you to help me carry him to the library and let me examine things thoroughly.
Tantripp told her that he had read prayers, breakfasted, and was in the library.
Before I could think of slipping back to the library (in which I was supposed to be waiting), the active young footman was in the hall, answering the door.
I told you in the library, you know, that I should never speak to you again, and you will find me as good as my word.
Richard began to walk up and down the library floor.
We have 1100 students, 86 officers and instructors, together with their families, and about 200 coloured people living near the school, all of whom would make use of the library building.
How much for this precious library, just as it stands, all complete?
Mary did not ask where the library was, because she was suddenly inspired by a new idea.
Interpreting these words as meaning that his aunt had some business of her own to attend to in the library, he shut the door.
He must have specially invited her to see them--for she would never have thought of going into the library of her own accord.
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