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The public library may not survive another round of cuts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The chairs will be used for computer terminals at a public library. The Sun (2016)Over the past decade 300 local libraries have closed, and dozens of museums too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The local library can have a valuable purpose in sifting that mass, in being a space for culture, ideas and learning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These three sources have been crucial in the building of my library. Christianity Today (2000)That will give libraries room for more books. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The publication can be found in academic and reference libraries. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is a large library and a bar. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The picture of volunteers running local libraries is not credible. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is not to suggest that all in the public library world is rosy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The advantages for the investigator are that they are often inexpensive and readily available in reference libraries. Corporate Cloak and Dagger (1994)It also includes two bedrooms and a large library. Times, Sunday Times (2014)One hundred public libraries closed over the past year and the trend has been gloomy for years. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Reference libraries are crucial sources of information. Corporate Cloak and Dagger (1994)His large library included books and photographs and extended to jazz and blues recordings. Times, Sunday Times (2010)How could the books reach public libraries safely? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Library music has had a second life through the producers of contemporary music who collect and sample it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He has also made his personal library of music books available for visitors to read during the festival. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Research that once required days in the stacks or periodical rooms of libraries can now be done in minutes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The library building is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year and to open in the new year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It joins the only other known manuscripts of the poem already in the library's collection. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The dining room, library and drawing room are as she had them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You won't squeeze many onto a phone that also has a big music library. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That way, the collection and library would survive and be available to scholars all over the world. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I dream of a decent building and a library full of books. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'library'
British English: library /ˈlaɪbrərɪ/ NOUN
A public library is a building where things such as books, newspapers, videos, and music are kept for people to read, use, or borrow.
...the local library.
- American English: library
- Arabic: مَكْتَبَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: biblioteca
- Chinese: 图书馆
- Croatian: knjižnica
- Czech: knihovna instituce
- Danish: bibliotek
- Dutch: bibliotheek
- European Spanish: biblioteca
- Finnish: kirjasto
- French: bibliothèque emprunt de livres
- German: Bibliothek
- Greek: βιβλιοθήκη
- Italian: biblioteca
- Japanese: 図書館
- Korean: 도서관
- Norwegian: bibliotek
- Polish: biblioteka
- European Portuguese: biblioteca
- Romanian: bibliotecă
- Russian: библиотека
- Spanish: biblioteca
- Swedish: bibliotek
- Thai: ห้องสมุด
- Turkish: kütüphane
- Ukrainian: бібліотека
- Vietnamese: thư viện
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