BOOK RIOT

What do you do when you have a very tall, skinny space available for your home library? You find a way to lower yourself into it from above!

Waanders In der Broeren is a breathtaking bookstore built in an old cathedral in the Netherlands.

The Book Tower House was built for a London client who wanted a personal library and study space inside their tall, narrow home.

This “library house" in Japan was built with 20-foot-high bookshelves for a client described as a "serious reader."

Pink cows! Book hammocks! 9 Awesome, Unusual Bookshelves

Yep, feels that way sometimes. Okay, most times.
9 Awesome, Unusual Bookshelves

Yep, feels that way sometimes. Okay, most times.

9 Awesome, Unusual Bookshelves

Every inch of wall space in this Tokyo library is devoted to bookshelves. Lots and lots of bookshelves. See more in The Bookshelf Library

Every inch of wall space in this Tokyo library is devoted to bookshelves. Lots and lots of bookshelves. See more in The Bookshelf Library

This 30,000 volume library at Cornell University is referred to as the Harry Potter Library. Accio drool!