Did You Know? Columbia Has Miles of Books

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A reading room in Butler Library

FRANCIS CATANIA

You may have spent hours in the Butler stacks, but did you know that Columbia’s on-campus and affliate library system comprise 21 separate libraries? All those libraries hold a total of 11.9 million volumes — not to mention 179,457 videos, DVDs, CDs and sound recordings. That adds up to 246 miles of materials!

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