This Day in History: Russian State Library Founded (1862)

This Day in History:
Russian State Library Founded (1862)

The Russian State Library in Moscow is the largest library in Europe and the second largest in the world, behind the Library of Congress. Its collection of more than 43 million items in 248 languages includes more than 17 million books, brochures, and serials; 13 million journals; and 650,000 newspapers. Its specialized collections feature maps, art publications, printed music, and manuscripts. The library was named after what Russian revolutionary before being given its current name in 1992? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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