10: Campbell Apartment, 15 Vanderbilt Ave, Grand Central Terminal

Not actually a library, but during the day it certainly has the atmosphere of one, and it’s a dream spot for readers. Formerly the private office of 1920’s tycoon, John W. Campbell, it has been fully-restored to its original baronial splendor, with a vast stone fireplace and hand-painted beamed ceiling. Take Bonfire of the Vanities and sip a martini.

Next, check out the top 10 hidden bars in NYC or 7 combination bars and cafes in NYC.  This article was originally published on booyorkcity.