Henry Higgins' two-story Victorian library from My Fair Lady was inspired by a private residential library of a grand home in France...
The Chateau de Groussay was built in 1815. Its library has two circular staircases stretching up to the book-lined landing, and the ceiling must be more than twenty feet in height. It was interior and set designer Cecil Beaton's inspiration for the Henry Higgins library in the 1964 film.
The Harry Potter films mostly take place in the fictional Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, which has a great old Library.
The library scenes are filmed in a real library: Duke Humfrey’s Library at the Bodleian Library at Oxford in England...
In Breakfast at Tiffany's, Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard spend some time in the New York Public Library in Manhattan.
specifically in the NYPL Reading Room...
At the Bibliotheque Sainte-Geneviève.
And remember, not only was Batgirl Commissioner Gordon's daughter,
she was a librarian!
Disney's imagined library in the animated film, Beauty and the Beast, is one of my favorites!
Source: unless otherwise noted, the photos and notes in this post are from the wonderful website Beautiful Libraries.