Ah-ha! I will try something like this! A place to sit & read, but not a place I can easily fall asleep, and definitely not a place where people will steal my office for a guest room :) EDIT: This is now my most popular pin!

Reading Alcove, London, England photo via worman (Blue Pueblo)

Cozy window seat surrounded by shelves.I would love to have a reading nook in my house!

Bruschwig & Fils - Le Lac.  I would like to be here NOW.

Now this is a place i could lose myself in for days.Floor to ceiling Le Lac by Brunschwig & Fils. Main library of the Carcano estate, Estancia San Miguel, Argentina. As seen in House and Garden, Jan.

The National Reading Campaign "reading matters": You can borrow a book but you got to keep the ideas.

The National Reading Campaign "reading matters": You can borrow a book but you got to keep the ideas. As a librarian-to-be, I love this so much.

This entire page is nothing but creative things to do with books! http://www.buzzfeed.com/peggy/what-to-do-with-all-those-books

35 Things To Do With All Those Books

It’s every bookworm’s dream to have an in-house library, so we’ve rounded up 24 incredible bookshelves you'll love! Check them out now.

Beach Library - I hope they have my novels available for discriminating readers.

10 Very Unusual Libraries

Bibliothèques - Beach Library - I hope they have my novels available for discriminating readers.

Chetham Library, Manchester, England, is the oldest Library in the English speaking world founded in 1653 by Humphrey Chetham to 'Cure poverty by curing ignorance'

I would camp out in this library. Aren't the shelves of books just breathtaking? - Chetham Library, Manchester, England, is the oldest Library in the English speaking world founded in 1653 by Humphrey Chetham to 'Cure poverty by curing ignorance'

Nigella Lawson, food writer. | 40 Inspiring Workspaces Of The Famously Creative

Nigella Lawson, food writer.

Nigella Lawson's study/library, by Ramona. Nigella Lucy Lawson is an English food writer, journalist and broadcaster.

Library loft at Fonthill, a historic Arts and Crafts mansion in Pennsylvania, made of poured concrete. I can see myself sitting right there, dreamily staring out the window.

Library loft at Fonthill Castle, a historic Arts and Crafts mansion in Doylestown,Pennsylvania, made of poured concrete.

Barter Books, secondhand bookshop in Alnwick Station, Northumberland, England

Barter Books, secondhand bookshop in Alnwick Station, Northumberland, England.awesome looking bookshop, but I also want that couch-thing!

Royal Portuguese Reading Room — Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | 49 Breathtaking Libraries From All Over The World

Royal Portuguese Reading Room — Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 49 Breathtaking Libraries From All Over The World

dining room as library

Suzanne Slesin’s library dining room in NYC. Atmosphere of an English Library. I'd love a library/dining room!

sculpture on the outside walls of the Community Library in Monzuno, Italy http://sunnydaypublishing.com/

sculpture on the outside walls of the Community Library in Monzuno, Italy, leaves leaf

Curl Up in One of These Cozy Libraries | Apartment Therapy

Curl Up in One of These Cozy Libraries

green velvet couch and lots of books Greyfield Inn Cumberland Island Photograph by Jamie Beck Ann Street Studio (Click photo to see full story …)

I like these shelves, not too tall like many shelves. Ladder is overkill though

Five Tips For A Traditional Style Library

Escala para biblioteca - Stunning Children'S Books decorating ideas for Attractive Family Room Craftsman design ideas with bookcase bookshelves built in shelves built-in bookshelves Home Library home office leather

Stuttgart City Library, Stuttgart, Germany

The 25 Most Beautiful Public Libraries in the World

The New Stuttgart City Library - Germany. Korean architect Eun Young Yi’s proposal was selected in 1999 from 235 competition entries as the plan for the new central library of the City of Stuttgart.

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