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Java Solid Wood Stackable Folding Bookshelf

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For economical, attractive storage of books, CDs, DVDs and video tapes, our Solid Wood Stackable Folding Bookshelf is the answer. Easy to transport or store, the bookshelf folds flat when not in use. Fold out its three shelves to create a wealth of storage space. Made from natural hardwood in a rich Java color, it features gently rounded corners for a soft, tailored appearance. Choose a single unit for modest storage needs. For larger jobs, two stacked units can be secured together with metal plates in the back. Each unit is pre-assembled - no tools are required for assembling a single unit. A screwdriver is required for stacking two units.

  • Durable solid wood construction
  • Easy, no-tools assembly

Solid Wood Stackable Folding Bookshelf Java
  • SKU#: 10065988
  • 28" x 11-1/2" x 37" h
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2 Solid Wood Stackable Folding Java
  • SKU#: 10066980
  • 28" x 11-1/2" x 74" h
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Java Solid Wood Stackable Folding Bookshelf is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 173.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth the money! I bought 2 of these shelves for my bedroom and I love them. I'm considering buying more. They give the room a clean, modern, organizational feel. Also super easy to setup straight out the box. Definitely recommended!
Date published: 2018-10-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from easy, workable & and work in any decor They stack and fold, hold more than you might think, they seem to go with most any decor, and since they fold up, they're easy for moving. Good for small apts., studios, dorm rooms, etc..
Date published: 2018-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for ACTUAL books! Bought these at the shelving sale...and couldn't believe the quality for the price, especially at TCS. Even at full price these would be a great value. We have 4, stacked to make 2 tall bookcases. Super easy to put together and they look great in our living room. We are grown-ups and want our home to look like we have grown-up furniture. And these do the trick. The shelves are also real solid wood, so hopefully they won't sag anytime soon!
Date published: 2018-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great anything shelf I purchased one for a kids bookshelf and after the virtually non existent assembly and sturdiness grabbed one for myself. Great purchase!
Date published: 2018-09-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great! i'd previously been reluctant to spend the money for ths container store products when there seem to be so many cheaper options for basic shelving and so on.... what i did not understand was how astronomically superior TCS products are in build and quality. This shelf takes 2 seconds to set up, and it's the type of furniture piece that just elevates the feel of a room because it's clearly so well-made. I use it for books and jewelry/accessory storage. It's not too big or too small, it just has a clean and simple frame that comes off as elegant in its own way.
Date published: 2018-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great looking shelf I purchased two of these to stack in a small apartment. They are really nice looking, and they are super easy to put together.
Date published: 2018-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for the dorm This was a perfect addition to our son's dorm room when the school decided to change the furniture and remove the bookshelf! It folds up so it will be great to put into storage for the summer at the end of the year.
Date published: 2018-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Dorm Addition for Desk Was looking for a desk hutch for dorm room but space in car was tight. Loved the concept of this folding bookshelf that we will use as a hutch. Wanted the 2-shelf model but was not available so ordered this 3-shelf and just added velcro strips on the back bar to flip up bottom shelf to make room to store books and binders and free up desk surface area.
Date published: 2018-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love My New Bookcases I'm 63 years old and I needed something for all of my books and this was perfect. Nothing to put together and such a classic look bookcase for my home. Very easy to stack and secure in place. So far I've purchased 4 cases but I'm going to buy two more to complete my project. Very Happy Customer!!!
Date published: 2018-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A dorm room must have!! I ordered this for my daughters dorm room- took it out of the box, unfolded it, BAM, already complete, required 5 sec set up time and became the most valuable piece in her very small dorm room giving her so much added, very needed space!!! Very sturdy, very well built! 10/10 recommend!
Date published: 2018-08-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by from 50% of the units had major cracks -- poor packing I bought one pair of these in-store and took them home, popped open the boxes and they were good to go! 5 stars for the first pair. No issues at all, no assembly required. Went back a week later for another pair and not one but both were cracked to the point they were unusable. Boxing them back up is not a pretty situation since they're preassembled but the cracked pieces wouldn't fit back together. 0 stars for the second pair. So overall, 2.5 stars. The 2 units I initially bought look great and work fantastically, hoping to somehow get another pair that isn't cracked but not looking forward to the drive back and forth to the store over bad packaging.
Date published: 2018-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to Assemble and Looks Great! I bought this for my classroom and love it! It's easy to assemble and looks great! I get soooo many compliments on it from the other teachers and the kids love it too! I especially like the nice looking wood finish. It adds a real touch of class.
Date published: 2018-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best book case for the money - ever I'm a librarian so I've worked with countless bookcases over the years. Needless to say, my home is filled with books and this stackable folding bookshelf is the best bang for the buck/book that you can buy, I have many, in varying stains, that have moved with me through the years. They are SO easy to transport - fold up and go. They are solid and can handle the weight of anything you put on them. Still solid when stacked two-high (but don't go any higher). I have one in each bedroom, have cookbooks on them in the pantry, and give them as gifts. They're terrific!
Date published: 2017-12-10
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Rough surfaces and edges It's been a hassle since I picked it up at the store. The carton it came in was too big to fit in the trunk of my mid-size car. Unpacking it from the carton made a huge mess, and the unit was filthy. The shelf surfaces and edges are very rough. I used all-surface wipes to clean it, and the shelf edges shredded the wipe. Even the shelf surfaces were difficult to clean well because they're not smooth. The bottom is particularly rough. I have it sitting on carpet, but I would never consider putting it directly on a hardwood floor. I have other similar folding bookcases, purchased elsewhere, and they are of much higher quality than this one. I would take it back if not for the inconvenience. I'm not planning to stack it so can't really speak to whether it is sturdy when stacked. The Container Store usually has good-quality products, but this is junk. I only gave it 2 stars because I think it will work OK as a bookcase. If other customers got the same product, I'm baffled how it has an average rating of 4.8.
Date published: 2017-11-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Assembly was a cinch I bought the 2 set for stacking. They arrived boxed separately, each with the hardware necessary to put the 2 units together. The units themselves, simply fold out -- couldn't be easier, although I managed to pinch myself with one of them (just take care and that won't happen to you). I was a little concerned about stacking them by myself because I have an injury but the unit is light enough that I was able to lift the 2nd unit on top of the 1st with fairly little effort. I'm 5'7 and I do see how it could be more difficult for someone shorter. Once the units were stacked together, I put the metal 'things' on with a Phillips screwdriver. The screws went in a little tight and I wasn't able to get them entirely flush but definitely close enough. I was impressed with how sturdy it is. I didn't bother securing it to the wall but if you have young children or are putting anything heavy / valuable on it, I'd secure it.
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Book shelve I plan to run down this weekend to purchase my third bookcase. I used to lug the heavy wood type and take days putting them together, but now!!! I bought the first one in brown for an office at my job. After taking it out the box, there's nothing else to do. It was so simple and easy I bought a white one for my kitchen. One more to go to place in my 'WOMENS' CAVE' Try it, you'll love it! Thx Container store for making my mature life easier.
Date published: 2017-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great quality I found this bookcase, when I log on to The Container Store website looking for fully assembled bookcases. This book case is fantastic, I just took it out of the box and was able to start using it right away.
Date published: 2017-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Bookcase This bookcase is wonderful! Set up is easy, simply unfold it. It is a beautiful, well made piece of furniture. It is a nice size. I have it in the bedroom, but it would work in a dorm room, or living room, or anywhere, I am using it with two of the Bigso Oskar Boxes on the bottom shelf. The web site did not suggest the Oskar boxes, but as you can see they fit well on the bottom shelf. This bookcase has a nice finish (mine is Java) and would look lovely in your home too!
Date published: 2017-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bookshelves for Dummies I love these. Open box. Unwrap bookshelf. Open it into bookshelf shape and the shelves practically drop into place. A little "wiggling" to get things lined up and you are done! No need to try to hold heavy pieces together and get everything to stay at 90 degree angles while attempting to screw parts together. I have done a few "some assembly required" bookshelves, but I prefer pre-assembled furniture. This seems to be as close as you can get to pre-assembled these days without getting into expensive furniture. The ability to fold these shelves also makes it easier when I want to re-arrange furniture between rooms. Far easier to fold it up and move it than it is to drag a "regular" bookshelf from room to room.
Date published: 2017-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good value and easy to move Purchased for young adult's apartment. Pleased with ease use and easy to move to the next apartment.
Date published: 2016-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! Solid bookshelf. Beautiful color. Fits perfectly in a little alcove in my living room.
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can't be easier Solidly made, no need for ANY tools just open the sides and the shelves fall into place.
Date published: 2016-10-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for my office These arrived beautifully packaged and were fully set up (I just had to attach the top module to the bottom) in about 10 minutes. Love them! Lightweight and not bulky and a very small footprint given how much storage they provide. Really love these and am considering purchasing more.
Date published: 2016-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Organized & ready for college! Easy set-up. Added lots of shelving space. Sturdy! Thought it might tip over, but it is very sturdy. Deep enough to stack a printer on.
Date published: 2016-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing!! I bought this for extra storage and organization for my bedroom and it is just wonderful! The best part was there was no assembly, just literally unfold the bookshelf and in seconds it was ready to use! The java color is beautiful! I am using it to store my text-books and it is working out just perfectly.
Date published: 2016-09-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful! These are really good, attractive bookshelves. I was able to fit my whole book collection on them. The java color is so pretty! I would highly recommend.
Date published: 2016-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from VERY Happy These matched most all of my wood furniture quite well. VERY dark. Fit nicely where I wanted them to go, and fit all the (cookbooks) I put in them. Haven't yet really used folding feature. Would be useful if one needed portable shelves. Backs of shelves being open could present a problem but depending on aesthetics needed, might be an easy fix of fastening something along back, maybe fastening to the several back slats. These look so nice with my furniture and I had thought I'd have to go elfa to fit in the space I had, so I'm thrilled at whatever the price was. These do look fairly sophisticated, so if looks aren't important there are probably cheaper substitutes. Finish is considerably darker than underlying wood, so it seems like scratches would be very obvious. Okay, while I've pointed out lots of potential disadvantages, they are PERFECT for me and I was thrilled. Was able to put them together by myself and move across a room and I am somewhat physically disabled after being hit by a car.
Date published: 2016-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from SUCH GREAT SHELVES I have been looking for over 8 mos. for shelves in my area, went to The Container Store for the first time in April and saw these shelves. I ordered the two stackable ones and another one so total of 3 sets. They are awesome and look beautiful with my books displayed on them. The customer service was exceptional. YAY for The Container Store my new favorite store.
Date published: 2016-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from WorthThe Money We bought 2 of these for our sons room. I love that they were already assembled. All we had to do was screw the two shelves together but the directions were very easy to read and follow! (and I'm not a handy person) Looks beautiful! My son has all his books, board games, trophy's, ect... (lots of weight on it basically), but its still pretty sturdy! Definitely worth the money! And fold-able for the future move!
Date published: 2016-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shelving! These are so good that I have purchased over 15 of these over the years, usually 2 or 3 at a time during the shelving sale. Right now I have them stacked and loaded up with books, including many hardcovers. The shelves have not warped at all, even with the heavy load! The only thing that I have ever had trouble with is lining up the holes for the bracket that holds one unit on top of another. However, the fact that they have consistently stayed well-made and stackable with my older units over the years means the standards have stayed consistent. Note: Make sure you measure the height and depth of what you want to store on these, they are a bit shallower than other shelving. Thanks!
Date published: 2015-12-15
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Community Q&A

What is the weight capacity of each shelf?

Asked by: LifeStar
Each shelf can hold up to 50 pounds.
Answered by: hcrolf
Date published: 2018-04-30

Wall mounting kit?

Do these come with a kit to secure them to the wall to avoid a toddler pulling and toppling them over?
Asked by: ConcernedMom
Yes they do. It's about the only hardware you'd need.
Answered by: Sgarner0407
Date published: 2017-10-14

Are these in other colors?

I have six of these in a cherry finish that I bought several years ago. I would like to buy more. They really are great shelves.
Asked by: Shelfish
Came in white too
Answered by: HSandCollegeMom
Date published: 2018-10-13

Anyone use these to store CDs?

I have 500+ CDs in Container Store acrylic contaibers (30/unit) and I need a place to store the with easy access.
Asked by: NancySue
This shelf is too deep to be convenient for CDs. They are more for books, puzzles, etc. I have 3 of these but for my CDs I got a local furniture place to make me something. A bit more expensive but purpose-built. Although now I mostly stream my music ...
Answered by: freecellwiz
Date published: 2018-07-07

Once stacked is it still foldable?

Asked by: PDN212
I have not tried stacking, but it seems like stacking wouldn't interfere with foldability. It might make it a bit more difficult and a wall to put the back of the shelves against might be handy when folding. It also seems like two people would be better than one, particularly if the one is shorter than the bookcases stacked.
Answered by: Fringie
Date published: 2016-10-11

Would this work sitting on top of a dorm room size desk? I'm deciding between this one and the foldable 2 shelf size.

Asked by: jcrow
Yes, my daughters dorm desk is very small and it fit perfectly on top and she still has space
Answered by: Samiko006
Date published: 2018-09-29

I previously bought one of these bookshelves. I love it. If I buy an additional one, will I get the hardware to connect them?

Asked by: Preya
I bought 3 separate ones and the hardware package came in each set so I would say yes.
Answered by: Sadiegirl
Date published: 2017-07-07

sturdiness when stacked

how sturdy are these when stacked? is it anti-tip when a child crawls onto it?
Asked by: qevi
I have had these shelves stacked 2 units high in the past and loaded with books, but I had them securely bracketed to the wall. They were stable enough for normal use when bracketed, but believe it when they say they are not anti-tip. These are nice shelves. I like them enough that I now have 3 of them and am contemplating purchasing a 4th. They are not stacked now as I have enough space to spread them out in my current home HOWEVER i don't know if these shelves are strong enough to support the weight of a child even if the unit is securely fastened to the wall. They are built to be able to take apart and fold up, so the shelves detach from the frame without tools and I would wonder if the motion of a climbing child might make a shelf come loose.
Answered by: booklover2
Date published: 2017-05-27
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