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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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Caption: A new Long Room will have a five-story wall of browsable book stacks and meeting rooms.
This placement, along with relocating the low book stacks near the desk, realigning the tall stacks in perimeter areas with sight lines from the desk, and using full-height glass for the new partitions, allows staff to see and monitor all areas of the library from the central desk.
Many libraries find ways to improve the presentation of their collections beyond the traditional book stacks.
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.
For example, think of that librarian who kept looking through the book stacks for that best seller you've been trying to get your hands on or that worker at the city clerk's office who efficiently helped process your last-minute passport application.
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.
Numerous book stacks, a fifth-floor addition, and a mechanical penthouse would create significantly greater loads.
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.
After doing so, I measured the book stacks to determine the frame size.