The most obvious reason to go into a college library is to study, but there are some across the country that provide more than just a spot to cram for exams. The George Peabody Library at Johns Hopkins University has the option to hold a 200-person dinner, while the Riggs Library at Georgetown regularly hosts high-profile guest speakers. These libraries are doing their initial job by keeping rare books and manuscripts, while also going above and beyond in appearance. 

Enjoy The 20 Best Designed College Libraries In The U.S. and visit them if you're ever in the neighborhood.

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