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Here are 31 more creative book shelve designs from the world’s best designers, that will inspire and provide you new and fresh ideas for your home. Here is the previous article on 31 modern and creative bookshelves . 1. Lili Lite Bookshelf: Designed by Studio Smeets located in Amsterdam, Lili Lite bookshelf is an excellent combination of reading lamp, bookmark and bookshelf. The major perk and most interesting part of this multifunctional bookshelf is that the light will switch off automatically when books are placed on the rack.
Shelf Discovery: The Teen Classics We Never Stopped Reading , is an enjoyable reflection on young adult books from the 1960s-1980s, written by Jezebel columnist Lizzie Skurnick (who is a young adult novelist herself, having written several Sweet Valley High novels). Skurnik (and her friends) re-read a bunch of the books they cherished as adolescents and wrote funny and touching essays about them. I read quite a few of the books in here myself ( I Am the Cheese , Go Ask Alice , My Darling, My Hamburger , The Clan of the Cave Bear ) and the essays brought back a flood of forgotten memories. And now I'm interested in reading a bunch of the books I missed out on the first time around, like The Great Brain and A Day No Pigs Would Die
2. I can counter the argument that the free Internet will replace libraries, books and purchased online information sources . I haven't seen it, but I hear there is a bumper sticker that reads, "Libraries for people who can't afford Internet access." A somewhat extreme sentiment to be sure, but one that echoes these more common statements that you, as an educational leader, may have overheard: