Building A Home Library Inexpensively
A home library is an invaluable addition to any home. There are many ways to build a library without going broke.
These are the basic items needed for any home library.
There are many ways to acquire the above mentioned items inexpensively. You also have the option of building some of them yourself.
Scour your local thrift and second-hand stores for used bookshelves. You can find well-built shelves which simply need sanding and a new coat of paint. You can also build your own by using cinder blocks and particle board by setting down two or three blocks and placing a board across the top. Repeat this until the shelves have reached the desired height.
Seating and Lighting
While shopping for shelves keep an eye out for armchairs, chaise lounges, and small sofas. Second-hand stores can be a goldmine. You can pick up floor and reading lamps as well as end tables. For a more casual or fun home library, pick up a bean bag or two at your local discount department store.
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Depending on the amount of space you have available and your budget, you can add a desk and an oriental or Turkish rug to give your library that classic feel.