A building or room containing collections of books, periodicals, and sometimes films and recorded music for use or borrowing by the public or the members of an institution
A collection of toys which may be borrowed by or for children.
A library which the public are permitted to use without payment, especially one maintained out of public funds.
A collection or archive of photographs.
A collection of films, especially one kept for research or for borrowing or renting
A collection of DNA fragments produced by cloning, typically from a particular organism
A public library run by the county authorities.
A branch of a library situated at a distance from the main or central library.
Computing = library.
A library maintained for the use of the public, usually out of public funds.
A series of books published in cheap editions intended to be suitable for reading on a train journey.
A library accommodated in a vehicle or on wheels so as to be transportable and able to operate in different places.
A member-owned library maintained by subscription or by the purchase of shares.
The national library of Britain, containing the former library departments of the British Museum. The principal copyright library, it was established separately from the British Museum in 1972, and moved to a new headquarters in 1998
A public library from which books may be borrowed and taken away for a short time
An edition of a book which is of large size and has good-quality print and binding, especially the standard edition of a writer’s works
A graduate school of a university teaching library science
The study of librarianship
A large vehicle that travels around to allow people in smaller or more remote communities to borrow books
A library which rents books and other material for a fee
The library of Oxford University, one of six copyright libraries in the UK
A library entitled to a free copy of each book published in the UK. The copyright libraries in the British Isles are the British Library, the Bodleian Library, Cambridge University Library, the National Library of Wales, the National Library of Scotland, and the library of Trinity College, Dublin
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A library, typically one holding many reference books, in which the books are not for loan but may be read on site
A library supported or maintained by the subscriptions of individuals.
A small library with books lent for a small fee to subscribers
The US national library, in Washington DC
A collection of programs and software packages made generally available, often loaded and stored on disk for immediate use