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Bring home a bookshelf to organise your room

Our book racks for home will help you sort out all the mess and turn it into a prized home library without taking much of space. 

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More variantsBILLY Bookcase 80x28x106 cm (31 1/2x11x41 3/4 ")

BILLY Bookcase, oak effect, 80x28x106 cmBILLY Bookcase, brown walnut effect, 80x28x106 cmBILLY Bookcase, black oak effect, 80x28x106 cm

More variantsBILLY Bookcase 40x28x106 cm (15 3/4x11x41 3/4 ")

BILLY Bookcase, oak effect, 40x28x106 cmBILLY Bookcase, brown walnut effect, 40x28x106 cmBILLY Bookcase, black oak effect, 40x28x106 cm

More variantsKALLAX Shelving unit with underframe 147x94 cm (57 7/8x37 ")

KALLAX Shelving unit with underframe, white stained oak effect/white, 147x94 cmKALLAX Shelving unit with underframe, white stained oak effect/black, 147x94 cmKALLAX Shelving unit with underframe, black-brown/white, 147x94 cm

More variantsHEMNES Glass-door cabinet with 3 drawers 90x198 cm (35 3/8x78 ")

HEMNES Glass-door cabinet with 3 drawers, light brown, 90x198 cmHEMNES Glass-door cabinet with 3 drawers, red stained/light brown stained, 90x197 cm

More variantsBILLY Bookcase 80x28x202 cm (31 1/2x11x79 1/2 ")

BILLY Bookcase, oak effect, 80x28x202 cmBILLY Bookcase, brown walnut effect, 80x28x202 cmBILLY Bookcase, black oak effect, 80x28x202 cm

More variantsBILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with doors 80x30x106 cm (31 1/2x11 3/4x41 3/4 ")

BILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with doors, oak effect, 80x30x106 cmBILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with doors, brown walnut effect, 80x30x106 cmBILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with doors, black oak effect, 80x30x106 cm

More variantsBRIMNES Bookcase 60x190 cm (23 5/8x74 3/4 ")

BRIMNES Bookcase, black, 60x190 cm

More variantsBILLY / OXBERG Bookcase 80x30x202 cm (31 1/2x11 3/4x79 1/2 ")

BILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with glass doors, oak effect, 80x30x202 cmBILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with glass doors, brown walnut effect, 80x30x202 cmBILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with glass doors, black oak effect, 80x30x202 cm

More variantsBILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with panel/glass doors 80x30x202 cm (31 1/2x11 3/4x79 1/2 ")

BILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with panel/glass doors, black oak effect, 80x30x202 cmBILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with panel/glass doors, oak effect, 80x30x202 cmBILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with panel/glass doors, brown walnut effect, 80x30x202 cm

More variantsBILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with panel/glass door 40x30x202 cm (15 3/4x11 3/4x79 1/2 ")

BILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with panel/glass door, oak effect, 40x30x202 cmBILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with panel/glass door, brown walnut effect, 40x30x202 cmBILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with panel/glass door, black oak effect, 40x30x202 cm

More variantsKALLAX Shelving unit with underframe 77x94 cm (30 3/8x37 ")

KALLAX Shelving unit with underframe, white stained oak effect/white, 77x94 cmKALLAX Shelving unit with underframe, white stained oak effect/black, 77x94 cmKALLAX Shelving unit with underframe, black-brown/white, 77x94 cm

More variantsBILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with doors 80x30x202 cm (31 1/2x11 3/4x79 1/2 ")

BILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with doors, oak effect, 80x30x202 cmBILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with doors, black oak effect, 80x30x202 cmBILLY / OXBERG Bookcase with doors, white, 80x30x202 cm

More variantsBILLY / HÖGBO Bookcase combination w glass doors 40x30x106 cm (15 3/4x11 3/4x41 3/4 ")

BILLY / HÖGBO Bookcase combination w glass doors, black oak effect/black, 40x30x106 cm

More variantsHAUGA High cabinet with 2 doors 70x199 cm (27 1/2x78 3/8 ")

HAUGA High cabinet with 2 doors, white, 70x199 cm

More variantsKALLAX Shelving unit with underframe 147x164 cm (57 7/8x64 5/8 ")

KALLAX Shelving unit with underframe, white stained oak effect/white, 147x164 cmKALLAX Shelving unit with underframe, white stained oak effect/black, 147x164 cmKALLAX Shelving unit with underframe, black-brown/black, 147x164 cm

More variantsBILLY / HÖGBO Bookcase with glass doors 80x30x202 cm (31 1/2x11 3/4x79 1/2 ")

BILLY / HÖGBO Bookcase with glass doors, black oak effect, 80x30x202 cmBILLY / HÖGBO Bookcase with glass doors, black oak effect, 80x30x202 cmBILLY / HÖGBO Bookcase with glass doors, white, 80x30x202 cm

More variantsBILLY Height extension unit 40x28x35 cm (16x11x14 ")

BILLY Height extension unit, oak effect, 40x28x35 cmBILLY Height extension unit, brown walnut effect, 40x28x35 cmBILLY Height extension unit, black oak effect, 40x28x35 cm
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Buy bookshelf online for your home

Give your room an organised look. If you want to buy a bookshelf online in India, IKEA has a range of models made with simple and classic design. Features like customizable shelves, panel doors, make this versatile furniture a favourite of booklovers worldwide. You can even add a height extension unit with extra cabinets for more storage.  

Are you a bookworm with a chaotic room with books thrown everywhere?  IKEA’s book cupboard with doors offer ample storage. You may put all your books with family photo frames and other things on display. For that, we have the glass bookshelf that keeps dust off your books.

To buy a bookshelf, you don’t need a lot of space as our bookcases come in a variety of shapes and sizes. You can also invest in book racks for home within a limited budget as IKEA offers many affordable  models.

What to consider when searching for a bookshelf online?

With so many options and models to choose from, deciding on the right bookshelf may be difficult for some. Remember to invest in a bookshelf that caters to your particular set of requirements and is complementing the rest of your room.

Storage area for all your needs

Remember to keep your storage requirement as a priority while choosing a model for your home. A bookshelf with open storage is great for easy access and displaying your things and a bookcase with doors is great for storing things safe from dust and prying eyes. Combine open and closed storage for the best of both worlds. 

Wall material requirements

If you are mounting any of your bookshelves on the wall, remember that each type of wall material requires different types of devices for fixing them. Ensure that your book cabinet is secured safely to avoid any accidents.

Doors to keep away dust and clutter

Match your book cabinet doors with your interiors. Hide any mess with a book almirah with panel doors or get glass doors to display things while keeping them safe from dust. Our doors have adjustable hinges that operate both horizontally and vertically. They also have soft-closing hinges to ensure doors close softly while those with push-open function open with a light push. 

Design that looks iconic

A bookshelf should have a timeless design to organise your books and belongings and add extra storage for convenience. The flexibility of the adjustable hinges, shelves and doors make our bookcases one of the best pieces of furniture. 

The right size and shape

The dimensions of your bookshelf should depend on the efficient usage of floor space available in your room to offer sufficient storage. It can be tall or wide or both depending on your requirements. AT IKEA, you can even add on any extra storage to the bookshelves with an extension unit.

Available space in your home

Every room has its own layout and your bookshelf should offer the most efficient use of the available floor space. You can add extension units above your bookcase to make use of the vertical space in your home.  

Display what you want

Let your book cabinet be the centrepiece of your living room and exhibit an array of books, houseplants, photo frames and vinyls or even children’s toys. Put your favourite book on display to start conversations on the open shelves of our small book rack. Customise your book cupboards by mixing open and closed storage. You can add storage boxes, baskets or other inserts to organise or hide any clutter.

Types of bookshelves for your home library

If you want to showcase the books and trinkets on the shelves, it is better to either opt for a book cabinet with glass doors or select a model that offers both storage and display features. You can also choose our budget-friendly shelving units to display your belongings. 

Glass bookshelf

A bookcase with glass doors is a great way to both display your things without the hassle of getting dust on them. You can combine glass doors with panel doors to hide any clutter while putting on display all the things you want.

Small book rack

If you have a limited budget or just want minimal storage area then a small book rack is your best bet. You can give it a creative update by placing some houseplants and photoframes alongside the books.

Tall bookshelf

If you have less floor space, choose a tall bookshelf that will store all your books by making use of the vertical space on your walls. However, make sure that you can reach all the top shelves conveniently. 

Book Cabinet

Our book cabinet with solid pine wood construction comes with adjustable feet and shelves to organise all your books and keep them safe from getting dusty. You can also keep any clutter behind its doors or add boxes and shelves to tidy up your things.

Shelving units

If you want flexible options to store and organise your books, shelving units are a versatile solution. It can display your favourite items and can be placed anywhere in your house. They come in all budgets, are adaptable and can be even used as dividers in your room to create a separate space. 

Height extensions

Sometimes, you want to add storage to your existing book cabinet without taking anymore of your floor space. IKEA has the perfect solution for you in the shape of a height extension unit that you can fix easily.

IKEA’s bookshelves offer wide-ranging designs and features that make them perfect for your home. Keep them in the study, hallway, near your window, by your bedside, the living room or even next to your dining table.  

FAQs

What is a good bookshelf  for home?

Every home needs a sturdy and convenient bookshelf that is designed to complement your interior space. It should have multiple shelves to display all your books, belongings and photos. 

How is a bookshelf different from a bookcase?

A bookcase has doors unlike a bookshelf. Bookcases are taller, larger furniture pieces that may contain several shelving units and features like glass doors, while bookshelves have open storage and an underframe.

What is the best height for a bookshelf?

A bookshelf should be tall enough so that you can conveniently get things from the top shelf. In case of a tall bookshelf, get a stool to reach the topmost shelf 

Why is a bookshelf or a book cabinet important for a home?  

A bookshelf helps you keep your books and other things organised in the house. Display your books on open shelves or keep them inside a book cabinet with doors to keep them dust-free.

What kind of bookshelf is good for a study room?

A bookshelf in your study room should offer storage for all your files, folders, notebooks, paperbacks and hardbound copies. You can opt for features like glass doors, drawers, open shelves, closed cabinets or a mix of both.

How many shelves should a bookshelf have?

There are multiple options when it comes to bookshelves in terms of shelves, shapes and sizes. Choose according to the space in your home and the amount of storage needed for your books or any other object you might want to keep in them.

What is the average capacity of a bookshelf?

A bookshelf will generally hold around 50-55 books. However, it will depend on the design, budget and size of the particular bookshelf. Check the exact dimensions of the bookshelf to have a clearer idea.