World’s Largest Monastery Library is in Austria

The Austrian National Library (German: Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, abbreviated "ÖNB" and formerly Hof-Bibliothek) is the largest library in Austria with 7.4 million items in its various collections. The library is located in the Hofburg Palace in Vienna. Since 2005, some of the collections have been relocated within the baroque structure of the Palais Mollard-Clary. Founded by the Habsburgs, the library was originally called the 'Hof-Bibliothek' ("Imperial Librarythe change to the current name occurred in 1920.The library complex includes four museums, as well as multiple special collections and archives.