What an awesome library! You could do this in any small room of the house... put glass french doors with curtains, and a few good chairs/lamps--- would feel like Mom's library. I like the colored shelves=)
Mark Lee and Ed Filipowski at Home in Manhattan; Architectural Digest - Bookshelves by Janson Goldstein in the library frame a view of the living room. The ’40s Italian cocktail table from Mondo Cane, stained European oak flooring.