The Ambleside Museum & Armitt Library – Free educational institution in the English Lake District. Bibliographies and artefacts on natural history and local people including Beatrix Potter, Ruskin and the Lake poets.
America Library of Geneva – A non-profit subscription library based out of Geneva, Switzerland, serving the English speaking community.
American Antiquarian Society – Research library in Massachusetts specialising in American history and culture up to 1876. History, catalogues, online exhibits and guides to the collection.
American Library in Angers, France – A branch of the American Library in Paris, offering activities, a newsletter, and access to the online catalog. Site in French and English.
American Library in Paris – A private, non-profit English-language library in Paris, France since 1920. Site includes information on membership, collections, services, and events.
Athenaeum of Philadelphia – Non-profit, member-supported library founded in 1814 to collect materials “connected with the history and antiquities of America, and the useful arts, and generally to disseminate useful knowledge”; online catalog, exhibit information, and grant applications available.
Denver Zine Library – Publicly accessible collection of over 3,000 zines. Includes events schedule, online catalog, or directions.
The Devon & Exeter Institution – Independent subscription library with collections strong in nineteenth-century periodicals and material on South West England. Photographs, history and membership information.
Fendrick Library – A privately funded library open to the public, and sponsoring year round reading programs, special events, and guest speakers.
The Folger Shakespeare Library – Administered by the trustees of Amherst College, the Folger was a gift to the American people from Henry Clay Folger and his wife Emily Jordan Folger in 1932. Includes news on library projects and extensive background information.
Glasgow Women’s Library – Women-only collection of material for and about women, including the Lesbian Archive and Information Centre. Services and facilities, newsletter and membership form.
The Grolier Club Library – Overview of the collections of this New York City club devoted to printing, bibliography and the arts of the book.
The Huntington Library – Library of rare books and manuscripts principally in the fields of British and American history and literature, with readers’ guides, events calendar, and images of some of the collection.
Latse – Introduces a Tibetan culture library featuring in excess of 10,000 books as well as additional 10,000 journals, newspapers, and magazines.
Leadhills Reading Society – Official site of the oldest subscription library in Britain, founded in 1741. History of the library and the village, photographs and information for visitors.
Library of the Boston Athenaeum – A membership and research library with special collections in Boston history, New England state and local history, biography, English and American history, literature, and arts.
The Linen Hall Library – Subscription library with unique collections of books, manuscripts, pamphlets, genealogical sources, graphic images and ephemera for Irish and local studies.
The New York Society Library – Subscription library with public access to the reading and reference rooms only; members may borrow books. Site includes information for members and the general public.
Newberry Library – Independent research library concentrating in the humanities; privately funded, but free and open to the public.
The Portico Library and Gallery – A UK subscription library from Manchester featuring 19th century literature, local school exhibits, artist submissions, and gallery.
Providence Athenaeum (Rhode Island) – An independent membership library; provides a collection of books and other materials to all who love reading, appreciate literature, and enjoy cultural discovery.
St Deiniol’s Library – Information on this library founded by William Ewart Gladstone in 1889 for the promotion of “Divine Learning”. Includes details on programmes and access to the library catalogue.
Tumbleweed Lending Library – Lends books via the mail to those willing to pay shipping costs. Includes lists of titles and a call for donations.
Village Learning Place – A non-profit community-based library, learning center, educational garden, and technology center serving diverse populations in Baltimore, Maryland (US).