Translation of library in Spanish:
noun plural -ries
- 1.1 (room, building) public/town library(before noun) library bookbiblioteca pública/municipallibrary card o ticket (British English)libro (masculine) de la bibliotecalibrary paste (American English)tarjeta (feminine) or (Mexico) credencial (feminine) de lectorcola (feminine) blancaExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (collection — of books)
- I researched sailboat building at our town library and Boston Public Library.
- So a university gets a new library building but no funds for new books.
- It's easier to borrow the book from a public library or buy it from a second-hand bookshop.
(— of pictures)archivo (masculine) fotográfico(— of films)(— of records)(— of newspapers)a library of programs (Computing)(before noun) library pictures (Television)una colección de programasimágenes (feminine plural) de archivoExample sentences
- The bedrooms are linked to the bathrooms, dressing rooms, libraries and anterooms.
- Along the cool corridors are private dining rooms, libraries, a gymnasium, and Turkish baths.
- Dominic's room was more like a hotel luxury suite complete with a living room and a private library.
- The museum houses a library with about 60,000 books related to Gandhi and the various causes he espoused.
- A few Italian book collectors began to amass libraries of unprecedented proportions: one cardinal is said to have had as many as 15,000 books.
- They visited the stables, admiring the horses, and settled in to read from the extensive library Geoff had collected.
- This includes photo libraries, research databases and detailed archives.
- The archive functions as a dance library and research center, much like the New York City Public Library's Dance Collection.
- Start your library by researching other denominational hymnals.
Cultural Note: Library of Congress
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