The Flexible Library

Are you looking for a library with lots of flexibility?

If you have an area with limited wall space or you’re looking for library furniture you can move or relocate at any time, our Flexible Library is the answer.

At BookSpace we have a range of quality products, including book shelving, at our fingertips which enables us to provide a fully functioning library with lots of flexibility. Most of our off-the-shelf products are free-standing and are delivered ready-assembled. For those items that need to be attached to a wall, you won’t need any specialist skills or tools. What’s more, you’ll save time and money because you won’t need professional installers and the majority of our products can be delivered within 4 weeks.

Where possible we will visit your school to discuss your needs and measure your space, we will them come back to you with a range of stunning designs and a quotation. If we are unable to visit, we can also offer an online consultation with one of our designers.

What’s more it’s free and with no obligation

Flexible Library Shelving

Look at what you can do in a small school library space

See what our Flexible Library can achieve in all a small(ish) area of your school, this space is just 4×5 metres. All the furniture and seating is either freestanding or requires a minimal amount of fixing making it easy to do yourselves.

Please remember this is only an example, we know that all schools are different. Our designers will create a bespoke, inspirational library design based on your space and the needs of your school.

All this for just £5,800 ex. VAT

This design includes the following:

Picture Bookcase x2

£225 ex.VAT per unit

Honeycomb Shelf x4

£120 ex.VAT per unit

Butterfly Shelf x2

£150 ex.VAT per unit

Curvy Corner Bookcase

£525 ex.VAT per unit

High Honeycomb Seat

£145 ex.VAT per unit

Low Honeycomb Seat x2

£135 ex.VAT per unit

Wedge Seat

£250 ex.VAT per unit

Mobile Picturebook x2

£450 ex.VAT per unit

Table and Chairs

£475 ex.VAT per set

Fiction Bookcase x3

£245 ex.VAT per unit

3-tier Corner Seat

£895 ex.VAT per unit

Computer Desk

£375 ex.VAT per unit

See what you can achieve in a classroom sized school library

Here’s an example of what our Flexible Library can do in a classroom sized library space of around 5×7 metres. All the furniture and seating is either freestanding or requires a minimal amount of fixing so you don’t need any specialist skill or tools to install.

Please remember this is only an example, we know that all schools are different. Our designers will create a bespoke, inspirational library design based on your space and the needs of your school.

All this for just £8,856 ex.VAT

Flexible Library - Medium Space

This design includes the following:

Mobile Curved Bookcase

£950 ex.VAT per unit

Mobile Bookcase

£595 ex.VAT per unit

Mobile Picturebook Unit x2

£450 ex.VAT per unit

Tree Trunk Seat x 2

£95 ex.VAT per unit

Wedge Seat

£250 ex.VAT per unit

Children's School Library Tree Seat

Reading Tree

£1,350 ex.VAT per unit

Book Tree

£395 ex.VAT per unit

Birdhouse x4

£79-£89 ex.VAT per unit

Single Cube x3

£75 ex.VAT per unit

3-tier Picturebook Unit x 2

£325 ex.VAT per unit

Corner Seat

£350 ex.VAT per unit

Storage Seat x2

£395 ex.VAT per unit

Book Frame x 3

£45-£55 ex.VAT per unit

Floating Shelf x2

£115 ex.VAT per unit

Flexible Bookcase Non-fiction Books Picturebooks

The Flexi-Bookcase x 2

£320 – £340 ex.VAT per unit

Button Seat x 3

£130 ex.VAT per unit

Egg Seat x2

£240 ex.VAT per unit

See how to transform a large school library area

Flexible Library Shelving

Look what our Flexible Library can achieve if you’re lucky enough to have a large space for your school library, this example is 10×6 metres. All the library furniture and seating is either freestanding or requires a minimal amount of fixing so you won’t need professional installers, saving you money at the same time.

Please remember this is only an example, we know that all schools are different. Our designers will create a bespoke, inspirational library design based on your space and the needs of your school.

All of this for just £10,517

This design includes the following:

Mobile Bookcase x5

£595 ex.VAT per unit

3-way Seat x2

£350 ex.VAT per unit

Book Tree

£395 ex.VAT per unit

3-tier Picturebook Unit x4

£325 ex.VAT per unit

Storage Seat x2

£395 ex.VAT per unit

Birdhouse x3

£79-£89 ex.VAT per unit

Tall Non-fiction

£270 ex.VAT per unit

Fiction Bookcase

£245 ex.VAT per unit

Picture Bookcase

£225 ex.VAT per unit

Tall Fiction Bookcase

£285 ex.VAT per unit

Single Cube x3

£75 ex.VAT per unit

Curvy Corner Bookcase

£525 ex.VAT per unit

Book Frame x3

£45-55 ex.VAT per unit

Table and Chairs x2

£475 ex.VAT per set

Bean Bag x2

£140 ex.VAT per unit

Toadstool x2

£135 ex.VAT per unit

Librarian Desk

£595 ex.VAT  per unit

Case Studies

You don’t need to take our word for it, have a look at what our customers say about the school library designs we have created.

School Library Design Case Studies Image featuring Treehouse Theme Reading Nook and Display

Gallery

Get ideas & inspiration for your library design and see how our range of library furniture can be used to create beautiful reading spaces.

School Library Design Gallery Image Grid

Innovative fundraising ideas

We know budgets can be tight and finding money for a new school library can be difficult. We visit hundreds of schools every year and as we go around the country we see many innovative fundraising ideas and many PTA -funded school libraries. We’ve pulled the best of these ideas together to help you find a way to stretch your budgets just that little bit further.

If you’re lucky enough to have an active PTA who would be interested in raising funds to help you create a new school library, pass this resource onto them too as there’s lots of tips and templates that they can use to help them spread the word about their fundraising efforts to parents and the wider local community.