Home Libraries Jacksonville FL

While these points are about the apparent resurgence of the home library's appeal, evidence is strong for long-time students of interior design and architecture – not to mention booklovers of all ages – that home libraries have always been in style. While not always housed in a room called "the library," home libraries have been an integral part of many if not most homes for centuries.

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The classic home library is a timeless fixture in your home

In a recent article for The Future of Real Estate's blog about home libraries being back in style, June Fletcher writes , "In the library of her 5,800-square-foot house in Glen Cove, NY, Linda Teitelbaum keeps trophies from dog shows, needlepoint pillows of bulldogs, and gold-framed photos of family. Though the plaid-papered room has a scattering of books, she often retreats to it not just to read but to remember the dogs she used to breed, to nap, or to get away from the TV. 'It's my veg-out room…'"

"Libraries have become so fashionable," the article continues, "that talk-show host Oprah Winfrey featured the one in her Santa Barbara, CA, home on the cover of her magazine."

Yet another gem from this piece says that, "In the latest annual National Association of Home Builders consumer survey, 63% of home buyers said they wanted a library or considered one essential, a percentage that has been edging up for the past few years. Many mass-market home builders are including libraries in their house plans, sometimes with retro touches like rolling ladders and circular stairs ."

Timeless Appeal

While these points are about the apparent resurgence of the home library's appeal, evidence is strong for long-time students of interior design and architecture – not to mention booklovers of all ages – that home libraries have always been in style. While not always housed in a room called "the library," home libra...

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