Encouraging kids to read more books can start with a fun way to display them. By displaying books prominently and making them easier to access, kids are more likely to choose reading over other activities. In this post, we’ve collected a variety of fun bookshelf designs that are available online right now. From fanciful bookshelves sure to promote a strong imagination to practical parent-friendly designs with tons of storage, this post has a kid’s bookshelf for everyone. Use these creative bookshelf designs to create the perfect reading nook in any nursery or kid’s room.
Castle-Shaped Kids Rotating Bookshelf: This castle-shaped kid’s bookcase is sure to whisk away the imagination toward whimsical literary adventures. This design features a rotating base so that each side is easily accessible. This design features book racks to display colorful covers and standard shelves to hold a good quantity of books or toys. The castle door cover folds down to reveal a convenient cubby within.
Kids Cloud-Shaped Bookshelf: Cloud-like scalloped edges give this kid’s book display a dreamy look perfect for bright and uplifting spaces. This design features four shelves and measures at just over 22 inches in height, ensuring that each book is easily accessible to toddlers and small children. A durable laminate finish ensures this design is easy to wipe clean as needed.
Scandi House-Shaped Kids Bookshelf: This white bookshelf features a creative house-shaped silhouette with compartments of various sizes, able to hold a variety of books and toys. It can also double as a dollhouse for playing. This design is perched on splayed wooden legs for a bright and natural look, perfect for bohemian and Scandinavian interior decor themes.
Low Bookshelf for Kids and Toddlers: Pogo is a gorgeous open display shelf with a designer edge. This design is crafted from solid poplar wood and sturdy MDF with a non-toxic finish. The top shelf offers easy display for your young one’s favorite books while the lower shelf offers more expansive storage for a fuller library or a bundle of toys.
Kids Sling Bookshelf White and Wood: Fabric sling bookshelves provide a lightweight alternative to bulky furniture. This design features sturdy engineered wood framing with a natural finish while the white slings are made from breezy stain-resistant nylon. Looking to complete a more colorful bedroom theme? This piece is available in a variety of bright color options as well.
Transparent Kids Wall Bookshelf: Bring a colorful element to your child’s walls by showcasing their favorite book covers. This acrylic shelf set allows a clear view of the entire cover, perfect for storage and display alike. Each set includes two premium quality acrylic book holders. The high lip ensures secure placement while the stud-width holes allow for easy installation.
Chevron Kids Sling Bookshelf: Trendy chevron stripes bring a pop of pattern to this modern kid’s bookshelf design. This piece features a white exterior and white-and-grey fabric slings to hold your child’s book collection. The deep storage pockets can accommodate larger storybooks. This piece is also available with pink stripes.
Kids Bookshelf with Seat: Give your young ones a place to store their books and a place to read them, all in one stylish piece of furniture. This design features a variety of storage cubbies and includes four fabric bins for extra organization. Solid birch and engineered wood construction ensure lasting strength. This design is also available in grey.
Grey and White Kids Bookshelf with Bench: This small kid’s bookshelf includes a cozy bench cushioned along the seat and backrest for comfort. Use the included fabric bins on the bottom cubbies or side cubbies – or leave them out to maximize book storage space. The cushion is upholstered in polyester for easy cleanup.
Bench and Corner Bookshelf for Kids: Looking for a way to transform an open corner into a comfortable reading nook for your young ones? This design includes storage bins, open cubbies, and slender shelves for storage, all topped with a padded bench seat for curling up with a good book. The raised cubby makes a great side table for drinks or reading lamps.
Colorful Kids Bookshelf with Storage Bins: Store books and toys all in one convenient space with this multipurpose storage configuration. This design includes a variety of plastic bins that can be removed from the frame to make room cleanup easier than ever. Store clutter away in the bottom cabinet as needed. Choose from a variety of versatile colorways.
Green Tree-Shaped Kids Bookshelf: Grow a healthy love for reading with this tree-shaped bookcase design. This piece features a wood-finished base and a fluffy green top, each section outfitted with individual cubbies to hold books and decorations. Safety takes center stage – finishes are made with non-toxic materials and the anti-tip anchors ensure sturdy installation.
Dinosaur-Shaped Kids Room Bookshelf: This dinosaur bookshelf is sure to become a favorite. This design is crafted from sturdy materials painted in a non-toxic green, easy to anchor against the wall for stability. This design measures at 54 inches in width and 56 inches in height, able to accommodate a large book collection.
Blue Mid-Century Modern Kids Bookshelf: Gentle blue coloration gives this kid’s bookcase a relaxing vibe perfect for bedrooms and nurseries. This design sits perched atop splayed wood legs in a natural finish, reminiscent of mid-century modern or Scandinavian design. This bookshelf is also available in a variety of neutral finishes as well.
Truck-Shaped Kids Bookshelf: This little bookshelf looks like a toy truck, and will hopefully encourage young ones to reach for books more often. This design features four book display tiers and a single cubby shelf. This piece measures just over 33 inches in height, keeping books close to ground level so that toddlers and young children can easily access the books they need.
Unicorn-Shaped Bookshelf for Kids: Create a fairy-tale setting within any bedroom or playroom with this unicorn-shaped bookcase design from Delta Children. This piece is fully GreenGuard-certified to ensure freedom from harmful chemicals and VOCs, promoting cleaner air in the home. This design measures at 52 inches in height and just over 48 inches in width.
Mid-Century Small Kids Bookshelf: This low mid-century inspired bookshelf measures at just over 27 inches in height, making it suitable for smaller children. White and walnut finishes ensure easy coordination with classic decor themes. The versatile appearance means this piece will remain relevant even if you decide to change your nursery decor.
Espresso Kids Bookshelf and Toy Storage: Dark brown coloration allows this bookshelf and storage combination to suit traditional kid’s decor themes ranging from classic to mid-century modern and more. Three cubbies provide space for book storage, a top shelf allows space for decorative display, and the deep lower compartment can double as a convenient toybox. This piece is also available in white.
LEGO Wooden Kids Wall Bookshelf: LEGO fans are sure to find these wall-mounted book racks especially exciting. This design is crafted from durable oak wood available in your choice of dark or light finishes, beautiful enough for teen and adult rooms yet playful enough for kid’s spaces.
Bear-Shaped Kids Bookshelf: Perfect for bear-themed nurseries, this small bookshelf design features a charming bear face and decorative pawprints. This design includes three display shelves that make books easy to reach even for the youngest children and toddlers. A hidden cubby occupies the opposite side, perfect for extra storage.
Wooden Kids Rotating Bookshelf: Looking for a way to organize a substantial library of books? This rotating bookshelf is perfect for kids with a diverse variety of reading material. This design fits easily in corners and other compact spaces while still providing easy access to every title.
Customized Wooden Kids Bookshelf: This personalized kid’s bookshelf is an instant heirloom just waiting to make treasured memories in the life of any child. This design is crafted from durable wood available in your choice of dark or natural finishes. Each side is equipped with a cutout handle to make moving easy.
Wooden Kids Bookshelf Wall Set: These natural wood wall shelves make it easy to store and display your favorite children’s books even within the smallest spaces. This design can be hung two ways – the bar facing upward helps to hold books in place, while the bar facing downward can be used for hangers.
Tree-Shaped Small Kids Bookshelf: Create a charming landscape of learning with this small kid’s bookshelf shaped like a little tree or a fluffy bush. The top shelf serves as a display stand for colorful picture books while the lower shelf provides secure containment for smaller toys.
Montessori Kids Bookshelf: Smooth birch plywood and simple child-friendly construction makes this bookshelf a great selection for those who follow a Montessori-style philosophy in the home. This design makes it easy for young ones to reach every book while still maintaining a high storage capacity.
Double-Sided Kids Wooden Bookshelf: Store and display an especially large library of children’s books with this double-sided bookshelf design. This piece features five forward-facing racks on each side. Built-in casters make the bookshelf easy to move – use in a spacious bedroom or playroom.
Kids Bookshelf Organizer with Sling Shelves: This fun kid’s bookcase has everything you need to organize an impressive all-ages library. This design is built with four ordinary shelves to hold paperbacks and hardcovers, while the fabric sling section is perfect for board books and other materials.
Ash Brown Wood Kids Bookshelf: Five cubbies make this simple kid’s bookshelf an especially adaptable piece of furniture, with plenty of space for organizing books and toys . This design is available in four colorways to suit a wide variety of bedroom decor themes – select from white, ash, blonde, or brown.
Kids Bookshelf with Reading Nook Tent: This all-in-one reading nook provides everything your young ones need to get lost in grand adventures and whimsical tales. This piece features slender bookshelves built into each side, with the bottom shelf equipped with fabric storage bins for organization. A fabric canopy completes the composition.
Grey Kids Bookshelf Bed: Nothing is more relaxing than reading a favorite book all cozied up under the blankets. This kid’s bed includes a bookshelf built right into the headboard, providing space for essentials like alarm clocks along with plenty of bedtime reading material. This design even includes a convenient trundle for sleepovers.
Kids Desk with Bookshelf: Encourage good reading and study habits with a desk that has a super fun look. This design features two bookshelves, one with three shelves and the other with two. The wide desktop is backed with a white mountain silhouette for decorative appeal. This desk can seat two and includes two matching stools.
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