Library Lovers’ Month

Innerpeffray Library, Innerpeffray, Perthshire, Scotland is the oldest lending library in the nation, founded in 1680 by David Drummond, 3rd Lord Madertie. The original library collection was only 400 books, but eventually grew to over 5,000, including rarities, first editions, early atlases and Bibles, and miniature books. The library stopped lending in 1968, but is still open to the public. One of the highlights of the collection is Henry the VIII’s personal Bible.

 

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