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 Corner Bookshelf with Cubbies: Looking for a kid’s bookshelf to fit within a smaller space? This design makes it easy to turn any empty corner into a functional home library. This design includes three colorful storage bins to keep small toys and accessories organized. Because this bookshelf is so small, it’s best-suited for collections of smaller board books.
House-Shaped Kids White Bookshelf: This creative design can double as a bookshelf and a dollhouse. This piece features three levels connected by stairs with arched windows allowing views from the sides. This design measures at just over 45 inches in overall height and measures only 11 inches in depth, easy to fit within smaller bedrooms.
Kids Bookshelf with Storage Bins: Outward-facing book racks make it easy for young children to pick out stories for playtime or bedtime reading – each cover is easy to see, encouraging even more reading from a young age. This book display includes two fabric bins for storage, available in a variety of bright colors to suit a wide range of kid’s bedroom decor themes.
Modern Tree-Shaped Kids Bookshelf: This creative tree-shaped bookshelf doubles as decor! This design mounts securely to the wall and includes several tilted branches that provide a creative way to store and display books. Choose from a variety of color options including washed natural wood and bright vibrant green. Use to complement decor themes like forest, jungle, mountain, and Scandinavian.
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.
White and Wood Kids Wall Bookshelf: Hang this floating shelf up high to keep treasured books safe, or hang it low so that kids can have easy access to their favorite stories. This two-tier book display shelf is built with a bright white body, while the secure wooden dowels are left unfinished for a natural look. This piece would make a nice investment for nurseries and bedrooms with limited floor space.
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.
Grey Small Bookshelf Kids Caddy: This book caddy offers a rustic alternative to the classic kid’s bookshelf. This design displays books at a perfect angle for kids to see. The books can be faced with the cover or the spine facing outward depending on preference. An open lower shelf provides extra space for storing toys or stacking books.
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.
Narrow Bookshelf for Kids Room: Bright eye-catching colors can make a book collection look more exciting and appealing. This kid’s bookshelf features four shelves, each one backed with a different vibrant color. Classic wood finishes are also available for a more traditional look. Anti-tip straps are sold separately.
Zoo-Themed Kids Bookshelf: Complete a playful zoo or safari-themed kid’s room with this colorful bookshelf design. This piece features three spacious shelves that provide plenty of space for a robust collection of storybooks, while the convenient shelf below offers convenient organization for toys or clutter. The exterior is decorated with giraffes, monkeys, tigers, insects, and tropical plants.
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.
Cactus-Shaped Bookshelf for Kids Room: Bring a southwestern vibe to any kid’s bedroom with this charming cactus-shaped bookshelf design from Babyletto. This bookshelf is made from durable steel for extra strength, the surface finished with non-toxic color sure to resist chipping and scratching. Secure this bookshelf to the wall using the included hardware.
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.
Purple and Pink Kids Bookshelf: Bright pastel colors ensure this sling bookshelf will make an eye-catching statement within any bedroom, playroom, or nursery. This design is constructed with wide angled supports for stability. The fabric slings can support up to 28lbs of books, perfect for kids that have a large collection of lightweight reading material. Use for children ages three and up.
Kids Rainbow Pastel Bookshelf: This low book display shelf is decorated with a pastel rainbow design, sure to create a bright and cheerful look in any space. This design features four spacious display shelves and an open platform for displaying toys or storing even more books. This design is small and low, perfect for encouraging young kids to independently choose their own books.
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 Modern Kids Room Bookshelf: Complete a mid-century modern decor theme with this attractive bookshelf design finished with a walnut-look exterior and a trendy white interior. Use the cube compartments for book storage and for general organization, keeping your kid’s room neat and tidy without sacrificing an ounce of style.
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.
Wood Bookshelf for Kids: Natural wood tones give this kid’s bookshelf a soft and welcoming look, perfect for relaxing bedroom environments. This bookcase features two spacious shelves that can accommodate books both large and small. The bottom shelves are built with deep bins that can double as toyboxes.
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.
Framed Wall Bookshelf for Kids: Minimalistic construction allows this wall-mounted bookshelf to maintain an airy look, great for bright breezy nurseries and bedrooms. This design is built with a lightweight frame in natural wood, while slender black rods help to keep books securely in place.
Wood Kids Bookshelf with Storage: With this multipurpose piece of furniture, kids can put away their toys and grab a bedtime story all in one place. This design is built with three large toy bins for sorting and organization, three drawers to hide away clutter, and two spacious bookshelves to store a robust book collection.
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.
Wood and White Ladder Kids Bookshelf: Natural wood and bright white shelves give this double-ladder bookshelf a breezy Scandinavian look. Pair with kid-friendly bookends to keep reading materials neat and organized on the surface. An included anti-tip kit allows for safe installation.
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.
Rustic Brown Kids Bookshelf Toybox: Save space with this convenient toybox and bookshelf combination. This design includes two large bins that can hold toys and plushies, while the cubby-style shelves above make book organization a breeze. This design is available bright white, modern farmhouse greige, and the rustic brown pictured here.
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.
Wooden Kids Bed with Bookshelf: This corner twin features spacious bookshelves around each side, offering plenty of room for books and decorations. This design features a low-profile height suitable for younger kids. A neutral sand finish makes this bed especially easy to coordinate with contemporary and rustic decor themes alike.
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.
Kids Desk with Hutch and Bookshelves: Help kids stay neat and organized while studying with this compact writing desk design. This piece features a spacious bookshelf divided into three compartments to hold study material and reading material, while the corkboard makes it easy to pin reminders and references. Plenty of drawers hide away clutter between uses.
Solid Wood Kids Desk with Bookshelf: This kid’s desk is packed with ample space for book storage. The side and the top are all equipped with spacious bookshelves that can be used for organization or decorative display. The desktop includes a built-in drawer to keep items like pens and pencils stored neatly out of the way.
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