Jill Harness a freelance writer has been conjuring up a list of some of the worlds most beautiful libraries by continent. After a few years of curating, the freelance journalist became content with her findings and decided to cut and paste together a solid list of 62 beautiful booktacular strong holds that display influences across a host of genres. The most interesting of Harness’s findings are those that were built during the 17th and 18th centuries and display the mixture of baroque,classical,and modern styles from that time period. When it comes to the top spot on the list I would have to choose the National Library of france (the photo above).Its harmonious color scheme and usage of natural lighting draw you in . You can Have a look at the full list here .