Definition of library noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



; ˈlaɪbri
; ˈlaɪbreri
plural libraries
1 a building in which collections of books, CDs, newspapers, etc. are kept for people to read, study or borrowa public/reference/university, etc. librarya library booka toy library(= for borrowing toys from)2 a room in a large house where most of the books are kept3 (formal) a personal collection of books, CDs, etca new edition to add to your library4 a series of books, recordings, etc. produced by the same company and similar in appearancea library of children's classics