I love the idea of narrow shelves with 'safety' rails for storing and displaying kids' picture books. The effect is so inviting; kids would surely be drawn to it. -- Unexpected Storage for Small Spaces: Apartment Therapy.
50 home library design ideas. This design is actually very easy to do. Use a room in your home that has a bedroom just off of it and install (or build) bookshelves on the wall were the bathroom door is. Change out the bathroom door for a bookshelf.