Nostalgia for National Libraries in Summer

The hot weather last weekend made me nostalgic for my trip to Europe last summer, which included more library content than your average sun-baked, ice-cream soaked jaunt through the former Eastern bloc.

National Library of Slovenia

Here’s the National and University Library of Slovenia, one of the most well-known buildings in Ljubljana. From the outside:

National Library of Slovenia

It was designed by the Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik, who is as ubiquitous in Slovenia as mineral water is in Syldavia.

More national libraries to come in a later post!


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