8 best affordable shelves, perfect for a book collection



Whether you’re an avid reader or a casual reader, here’s a list of shelves and bookcases to brighten up any room.

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If you’ve read more than usual in the past year, you might need a place to put all your new books. For those who still love to curl up in a chair and open a good book, we’ve rounded up a selection of affordable shelves and bookcases that will brighten up any room. Whether you have a home library or no designated reading space, keeping your books and other items in one place is a small but important step in getting organized.

Below is a list of durable and easy to assemble shelving units that can be placed in your home office, bedroom, living room, hallway, and other spaces. The options listed include wood and metal designs ranging from $ 50 to just over $ 200. For literary recommendations to go with your new shelf, check out our picks for the best celebrity memoirs, 10 books for beginning filmmakers, and the best books for television writers.

Nathan James Theo 5-Shelf Ladder, Dark Walnut Brown

This stylish shelving unit will look great in the living room or home office. The durable open shelving metal frame and reclaimed oak laminate woods will add a vintage vibe to the room. It’s easy to assemble (and can be wall mounted) and each shelf can support up to 50 pounds.

4-tier Ironck bookcase

If you want an easy-to-assemble and multi-functional option for a solid price, this Ironck 4 Tier Shelf is worth it. It can hold up to 50 books and can be used as a shelf for your plants, photos; or a storage organizer for your living room, bedroom, hallway or office. The wood grain and metal bookcase has adjustable footrests to keep it stable and to protect your floors from scratches. While the shelf is fairly stable on its own, it does come with a wall anchor to further prevent tipping.

Superjare 9-shelf tree bookcase

If you need a space saver, try this tree shelf from Superjare. It has nine shelves, each of which can hold up to five books. You can also use it to store Blu-rays, DVDs, CDs, magazines, etc. The compact bookcase is available in three wood shades: walnut, rustic and cherry.

Sauder Select Collection 5-Shelf Bookcase

Available in six different colors, this 5-Shelf Bookcase from the Sauder Select Collection is perfect for storing books, magazines, candles, and collectibles (such as figurines) you want to display. With three adjustable shelves to make your storage options more flexible, this sturdy 69 ” bookcase will look great in a living room, bedroom, den or office.

Walker Edison Walnut / Black Metal 3-Shelf Bookcase

The Walker Edition Bookshelf Bookcase has three shelves, measuring 26 “high and 60” wide. As well as being a great space saver for your books and more, the bookcase is made of durable engineered wood with a sturdy metal frame. The long shelves give you plenty of storage options and a sleek design.

Sunon 5 Tier Freestanding Wooden Bookcase

For buyers who appreciate an art deco look, the Sunon 5 Tier Freestanding Wood Bookcase just might be the one for you. Available in rustic brown or white, the S-shaped bookcase is a practical and sturdy storage option, it’s also an eye-catching decorative piece. The bookcase is equipped with an anti-tip device to keep it firmly attached to the wall, and you shouldn’t have any trouble putting it together.

Anton 2 Tier Wood and Metal Round Shelf

The Anton 2 Tier Round Wood and Metal Shelf is another space-saving statement piece. It is versatile enough to store a few books, photos, media; and can also be used as a shelf for your bathroom, office or hallway.

Casual Home 3-Shelf Bookcase

Simple, stylish and affordable. This 38 ” collapsible bookshelf bookcase requires no assembly. It has three shelves and is ideal for books, photos, knick-knacks and personal treasures. Crafted from solid wood, the shelves feature an elegant natural finish to complement any decorating style. You can even stack two units together for more shelving.

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