Lyon, France: Visitors can browse or take books from the hanging containers of Didier Muller’s Librairie Urbaine.
Australia: IKEA set up the world’s largest outdoor bookshelves on Bondi Beach; visitors swap books.
Tucson, Ariz.: The Bookbike’s stops include farmers’ markets, women’s shelters and a soup kitchen.
Aberdeen, Scotland: The University of Aberdeen library features asymmetrical tiered upper floors.
Mongolia: The Mongolian Children’s Mobile Library carries books to nomadic herding communities.