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I can't believe it! I've never seen so many books in all my life!
―Belle, when she sees the library[src]

The Library is a very large and magnificent room filed with books of all kinds. It was a present to Belle from the Beast.


The library of Beast's Castle is an extremely large room with a high roof and fretworked walls and roof. Cream colored double doors are open into the library. There's a big globe, a writing desk, some paintings, a magnificent fireplace, carpets and a few chairs on the colorful ceramic floor. The library possesses thousands of cupboards and endless books with some staircases that lead people to the higher shelves and books, also there are a few ladders in it. There are two long windows with long green curtains. The two shelves closest to the main entrance were at least two stories high, while the shelf at the back was three stories in height. There were some evil statues and designs in the library but surely when the spell broke, they all turned to pure designs.


Beauty and the Beast

The library in the Beast's Castle had been left abandoned for a long time, due to the spell of Enchantress. When Belle was trying to enter the The West Wing, Lumière was trying to persuade her not to enter there, he suggested that Belle should visit the library, but in that moment the Lumière's suggest just failed, so Belle didn't visit there.

Sometime later, the Beast along with Cogsworth and Lumière, was watching Belle walking with Philippe and Sultan from the balcony. In that moment he decided to do something for Belle. Cogsworth suggested him to do it with usual romantic gestures (flowers, chocolates, etc), But Lumière suggested to give her the library and Beast did it so. When Belle saw it for the first time, she was surprised and delighted and she was very grateful for the Beast's generosity.

Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas

The library was visited during the midquel by Belle and various other enchanted objects while trying to write a story as a Christmas gift for Beast.

Beauty and the Beast: Belle's Magical World

Beauty and the Beast: Marvel Comics

The library was frequently visited by Belle and, occasionally, the Beast in several of the issues. In Issue 12, the wardrobe accessed the library to perform an opera for Belle, which saddened the Beast due to believing his attempted gift (rebounding her favorite book after it ended up destroyed by rain) paled in comparison due to her performing it before he could give it to her.

New Adventures of Disney's Beauty and the Beast

The library appeared in the first issue of the Disney Comics serial. In the first story, it appeared in a flashback in the first story when Mrs. Potts mentioned some of the Prince's redeemable traits (such as being extremely studious in this case), and in the third story where Beast visits the library at the beckoning of Lumiere and Cogsworth to help him woo a woman via poetry, although Beast grew frustrated when his attempts at reading the book resulted in the book being destroyed.

Once Upon a Time

In the show, the library is localised at the same building that the clock tower. Originally deserted andafter that Belle had left the asylum where she was prisoner by The Evil Queen , it becames a library, renovated and offered by Rumpelstiltskin to his lover. This place had also a hidden room where Maleficent into dragon form was prisoner by Regina.



  • There's a small statue of Triton with his Trident on the library's writing desk, but it doesn't mean that he is the same character from The Little Mermaid.

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Films: Beauty and the Beast | The Enchanted Christmas | Belle's Magical World | Beauty and the Beast (2017 film) | Video
Television: Sing Me a Story with Belle | Belle's Tales of Friendship | House of Mouse | Once Upon a Time | A Poem Is...
Books: The Beast Within: A Tale of Beauty's Prince | The New Adventures of Beauty and the Beast | Winter Wonderland | Time Flies! | Sittin' Pretty! | Tale as Old as Time: The Art and Making of Beauty and the Beast | Classic Storybook | Disney's Wonderful World of Reading | Golden Look-Look Book | Golden Sight 'n' Sound Book | Little Golden Book | Disney Princess Beginnings
Marvel Comics: A Chance For Romance | Wardrobe's Big Surprise | The Wishful Walk | Almost Amour! | Lyrical Love Part 1 and 2 | Dove Tales Part 1 and 2 | A Masterpiece for the Master | Deck the Halls for Belle with Holly | Belle, Book and Castle | Bound to Surprise | The Dessert Disaster
Video Games: Beauty and the Beast (video game) | Belle's Quest | Roar of the Beast | A Board Game Adventure | Disney Infinity | Disney Infinity: 2.0 Edition | Kingdom Hearts II | Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days | Kingdom Hearts χ | Kingdom Hearts Unchained χ | Disney Enchanted Tales
Music: Beauty and the Beast (Original Soundtrack)

Disney Parks

Animated film: Art of Animation | Beauty and the Beast Ride | Disney Animation Building | Fairy Tale Forest | Le Pays des Contes de Fées | Mickey's PhilharMagic | Voyage to the Crystal Grotto
Live action: Disney Illuminations
Entertainment: Animazment - The Musical | A Table is Waiting | Beauty and the Beast Live on Stage | Cinderella's Surprise Celebration | Disney's Believe | Disney's Dreams: An Enchanted Classic | Disney Classics: The Music & The Magic | Disney Dreams! | Disney in the Stars | Enchanted Tales with Belle | Fantasmic! | Feel the Magic | Mickey's Magical Celebration | Mickey and the Magician | Once Upon a Time | Royal Theatre | The Golden Mickeys | World of Color
Restaurants: Be Our Guest Restaurant | Gaston's Tavern | Maurice’s Treats Snack Cart
Shops: Bonjour! Village Gifts
Parade: Disney's Magical Moments Parade | Paint The Night Parade | The Wonderful World of Disney Parade | Tokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade: DreamLights | Walt Disney's Parade of Dreams
Halloween: Disney's Not-So-Scary Halloween Show | It's Good To Be Bad With The Disney Villains | The Disney Villains Halloween Showtime


Original: Belle | Beast | Lumière | Cogsworth | Mrs. Potts | Chip Potts | Chip's Sibling | Chef Bouche | Villagers | Maurice | Philippe | Gaston | LeFou | Bimbettes | Sultan | Wardrobe | Fifi | Enchantress | Monsieur D'Arque | Wolves | Music Box | Gaston's buddies | Pierre | Palanquin
Enchanted Christmas: Angelique | Forte | Fife
Belle's Magical World: Webster | Crane | Le Plume | Witherspoon | Chandeleria
Deleted Characters: Clarice | Marguerite | Belle's sisters | Belle's suitors | Belle's mother
Comic and Storybook Characters: Countess de la Perle | Thunder


Original: Prologue: Beauty and the Beast | Belle | Gaston | Be Our Guest | Something There | Human Again | Beauty and the Beast | The Mob Song
Broadway: No Matter What | Me | Home | How Long Must This Go On? | If I Can't Love Her | Maison Des Lunes | A Change in Me
Enchanted Christmas: Stories | As Long As There's Christmas | Don't Fall in Love | A Cut Above the Rest
Belle's Magical World: A Little Thought | Listen With Our Hearts
Live-Action Film: Our Song Lives On | For Evermore | Days in the Sun


Beast's Castle | Library | Belle's Cottage | Village | Ballroom | The Black Forest | Tavern | The West Wing | Belle's Room


The Enchanted Rose | Enchanted Mirror | Maurice's Machine

See Also

Beauty and the Beast (musical) | Disney Renaissance | Original Screenplay

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