In the Library

What To Do With The Picture Books?

Last week I finally tackled the toppling piles of books in our library which had been accumulating for months. Once I accepted I couldn’t fit all those books onto the shelves, I began a ruthless cull, tossing books that I had considered treasures yet no-one else did. Thirteen boxes of books departed the house making one friend […] Read more…

Book Close Up – Aussie Bookcase

Interestingly, whenever I share pictures of our library here on my blog the comments roll in thick and fast, therefore I have to assume that the majority of you aren’t thinking, “Oh no, not another book post” as one reader informed me, “I flick through your book posts, I’m not interested.” Recently Jeanne begged and […] Read more…

A Bibliophile Declares, Perfect:)

Recently I realised that our library pics are outdated and blurry.  Thought I’d treat you to a tour of one of the most popular rooms in our house. From the door looking in, it’s rare to find the room empty. The first three bookcases running along the left are; Australian, Childen’s Faith and History.  The […] Read more…

Found: One Book Stand!

On a recent weekend we made our way to the back of a local op-shop to deposit a box. Afterwards on our way out of the alley we noticed a metal stand at the back of a shop which had recently closed its doors. The stand had obviously been thrown out so PC quickly stopped […] Read more…

A Bibliophile’s Dream

My birthday gift is complete, tidied and organised to my satisfaction. Come with me on a tour around the library.  The view from the door facing towards the south-west.  The open space and the bean bags are so inviting, it is rare to find the room empty now:) Standing in the far south-east corner looking […] Read more…

Indulging a Bibliophile Wife

I have long been wanting bookshelves that reach to the ceiling in the library and travel the perimeter of the room. On the weekend PC began making this dream come true. Upon close inspection of the bookcase up the centre of the room, he came to the conclusion it could easily be unscrewed and then […] Read more…

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