This $114 million Lenox Hill home could double as a set for Downton Abbey—especially the two-story library.

This $6.9 million penthouse in Chelsea has a corner library with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and oversized windows.

This $80 million Central Park South condo at the Plaza has an ornate reading nook. The dark interiors are prefect for getting lost in a murder mystery novel.

The home library in this $25 million Upper East Side co-op has mahogany interiors, custom built-ins and coffered ceilings.

This $16 million Upper East Side co-op has a spacious library nestled between the living and dining rooms.

The library in this $10 million Upper West Side co-op is cozy but with ample space to relax and read.

This $13 million Upper West Side townhouse has a generous home library with a fireplace!

The wall of books qualifies as a library in this $7.5 million Upper West Side co-op. You might have to invest in a rolling library ladder to reach the top shelf…

When it's this cold, few things seem as appealingly cozy as curling up with a cup of tea/coffee/[insert beverage of choice] and a good book/e-book in the comfort of one's very own library.

Whether it's a custom built-in tower of tomes or an entire room dedicated to first editions, these home libraries offer luxurious sanctuaries to dip into the classiscs (or whatever--we won't judge).

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