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Have you chosen a book to curl up with for World Book Day (March 5) yet? Yes? Good. If you need somewhere peaceful to enjoy your new find, London is full of fantastic hideouts: in the shape of libraries.
From big libraries to secret libraries, tiny libraries and aesthetically-pleasing libraries, each of them are bursting with books to borrow and read.
Some of them are historic lending archives that have existed in the city for centuries and others are modern celebrations of the written word. Some are famous, while others are well-kept secrets... but all of them are great little spots to spend an afternoon exploring a fantasy world between the pages.
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