Since time immemorial, books have been the guiding light of all human knowledge and for this very reason, they deserve a special place of their own. When talking about their safe handling, bookcases are the best option. And when it comes to a brand like IKEA, you know you are opting for the best. Shortlisted below are some of the best picks from the company. These bookcases are a value addition to your study room or wherever you may find the suitable place to keep them. They will certainly keep your books safe, organized and well kept in the best way possible and above all, easily accessible to you in the time of your need or desire.
1. Greyback bookcases
This simple bookcase gives the effect of having an antique piece in your reading room, apart from being useful for storing and organizing your favorite books. The shelves are very easy to install and easily accessible by you from all angles. The looks of this bookcase resemble that of an antique one bought from an antique store to suit the dual purpose of storing your books and enhancing the interiors of your study room. The dimensions of the Greyback bookcase are 37-¾” in width, 13-¾” in depth and 74-¾” in height.
The maximum load limit that you may put on each shelf is about 44 lbs, which is well over the required limit, since books do not weight that much. You can easily arrange your books in the shelves as per your own classification, according to the alphabets or according to their genre. It is very durable and easy to clean. The only thing that you need to take care while installing it is to fasten it to your wall, to prevent it from toppling down. The main parts of this bookcase are made from fiberboard, particleboard and painted with embossed and printed acrylic paint.
It looks like an antique piece that not just enhances your interiors but also keeps your books safe and in order.
1. It is easy to set up, and comes with anti-toppling attachments that can be fixed to your wall.
2. Has an antique look.
3. This bookshelf is very durable and easy to clean.
2. Kilby bookcases
This cool looking bookcase is a fine addition to your study room. It looks really nice and has soft intelligent appeal associated with it. This book case has many features like a safety strap to keep it secured against the wall, to prevent it from toppling down. It also comes with 3 adjustable shelves that you can adjust according to your needs for those extra large volumes that you may have in your collection. The maximum weight that can be held by every shelf is 22 lbs which is pretty good for a book case. The Kilby bookcase would allow you to organize your volumes and keep your precious books safe and sound for a long time.
This bookcase has the facility to adjust three of its shelves as per your needs.
It has a safety strap attached with it to prevent it from falling down.
You can keep your volumes organized as per your wishes.
3. Laiva bookcases
This cool looking bookcase is a ‘true value for your money’ product. It is available in black brown color and looks really good against any wall color to not just perfectly match the interiors, but also to enhance their looks as well. It would help you in keeping your books organized and safe for their long life and also keep them easily accessible to you whenever you wish to read them. The case also features an anti toppling device to prevent it from accidentally falling down. The dimensions of this case are 24-3/8” x 9-½” x 65” (width x depth x height). The maximum load that each shelf can bear is a good 33 lbs, which is more than enough for storing your books safely.
This bookcase has a good weight endurance capacity per shelf and has looks that would compliment any room’s interiors.
1. It would keep all your books well organized and easily accessible.
2. This bookshelf made from fiberboard, and particle board which is very durable and easy to clean.
3. The safety features help to prevent any accidents.
4. Liatorp bookcases
This is one really amazing looking bookcase that just oozes creativity. It is not just wonderful to look at but is also a very powerful and sturdy bookcase that would keep all your favorite volumes organized and handy at all times for easy access. The assembling of this bookcase is very easy and requires only two people for the job. You may additionally add LIATORP doors- ordinary or glass doors, to the bookcase if you wish to further protect your books from dust and unauthorized access.
It features four adjustable shelves and two stationary shelves. The best thing about it is that its feet are fully adjustable to balance it evenly on uneven ground. Moreover, the maximum load bearing capacity of each shelf is an impressive 77 lbs. The frame of the Liatorp Bookcase is very sturdy and is made from melamine foil and particleboard. It is very easy to clean and can be expected to last you a lifetime.
The feature that you can attach doors of glass or fiberboard, along with four shelves that can be easily adjusted.
1. You have the option of installing additional doors, made from fiberboard or glass or a combination of both.
2. The extra safety features include adjustable legs to balance on uneven floors.
3. Its load bearing capacity is excellent and it is great to use if you have in your collection colossal volumes of big bulky books.
5. Smadal bookcases
This cool looking bookcase is made to suit any interior type in your home. A perfect addition to your study room, it will not only keep all your books well organized, but also fully accessible to you at all times. This comes with safety features like an anti-toppling device that is to be attached to your wall to prevent any accidental mishaps. You can also attach additional glass doors to the bookcase for extra protection of your books.
The drawer at the bottom of the case can also be used to store additional materials. This Smadal Bookcase features easily adjustable book shelves and can bear a maximum load of 55 lbs per shelf which is more than enough for a bookcase. The dimensions of this bookcase are 31-1/8” in width, 13-¼” in depth, and 65-1/8” in height. It can be very easily cleaned with a mild cleaner or detergent and wiped to dry after the cleaning is done. It is an impressive book case overall and features a really nice design.
This bookcase has three adjustable shelves and can have a glass door attached to its front.
1. It can have an additional glass door attached to it if you so desire.
2. The bottom drawer could be put to multiple uses.
6. Billy bookcases
This bookcase is one of the finest in quality and versatility, for it offers you the comfort of adjusting its shelves according to your requirements and desires. All the five shelves are easily adjustable and can be easily arranged as per your wishes and needs. It is simple and smart, and can also be used to store much more than just your precious books, if the need be. It comes equipped with anti-toppling devices to prevent any mishaps from happening. You have the option of installing additional doors and can order the bookcase in any color you please. It is very durable and easy to clean too.
All the shelves of this bookcase are fully adjustable as per your needs.
1. You have the option of installing an additional door to the bookcase.
2. The bookshelf is very easy to clean and durable.
7. Expedit bookcases
This is one bookcase that can be used from both sides and can also act as a divider or partition within a room. It has multiple racks and perfect for those who have a huge collection of books; with a simple, distinct and very easily accessible design. You can easily secure this bookshelf to the wall to prevent any accidental toppling. It is very easy to install and requires only two people. It is also very easy to clean and has a long life.
The multiple utility of this bookcase as a double sided bookcase and also act as a partition within a room.
1. It can store large amount of books, and is easily accessible to clean from both ends.
2. You can clean this bookshelf easily hence making it durable and long-lasting