Home Libraries: Need-to-Know Basics

By Tiffany Adams


Creating a home library may be easier than you think. With a few elements—including decorative and organizational pieces—you can turn almost any room into a cozy, comfortable, and completely enjoyable reading room. Read on for seven of our favorite basic elements to create a luxurious and livable library.

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Built-In Shelving

Built-in shelving can play a huge role in keeping your books organized. It offers the authority and look of a large, public library; plus, its handsome details and millwork can add architectural interest to your space. For floor-to-ceiling built-in units, add a sliding ladder for quick access to books on the top shelves. 

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