Lots of Books, No Space?
The New York Times is asked "How can I store a big collection of books in a small apartment?" and responds with a couple of ideas:
-adjust your shelves to put them at appropriate heights for different books. "If each shelf has just a few tall books on it, along with many smaller ones, you're losing out on a lot of vertical space," said Lisa Zaslow, the founder of a Manhattan company called Gotham Organizers. Grouping books by size saves space and creates a more coherent look.
-store them in furniture like the storage ottoman shown here.
-stick'em in the closet in storage boxes;