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White 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 with a fresh white finish, 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 White
  • SKU#: 10065990
  • 28" x 11-1/2" x 37" h
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2 Solid Wood Stackable Folding White
  • SKU#: 10066981
  • 28" x 11-1/2" x 74" h
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White Solid Wood Stackable Folding Bookshelf is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 160.
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
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent simple shelf solution I have a relatively small space and needed a shelf that was simple, yet elegant, to help me organize my photography equipment. Two of these units stacked together with a few of the natural storage bins and I was golden in less than 15 minutes - assembly was easy-peasy. I have been searching and searching for a solution but everything was either too over-the-top, too big, or too trendy. This was just right. And the packaging that the shelves come in is brilliant as well....perfect to store and organise my larger prints! Happy! Happy! Happy!
Date published: 2015-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I got 2 sets of the Java solid Oak stackable bookshelves for my small NYC apartment and I love it! The best part is that there's basically no assembly, except for screwing in the parts to have them stack, otherwise - smooth sailing. I love the rich color of the Java and the fact that this bookshelf is just the perfect size - depthwise and width.
Date published: 2015-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from fantastic and budget friendly I have been wanting this for awhile. It is perfect to hold all my books. Looks great too and is budget friendly. No assembly required.
Date published: 2015-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great bookcases! I waited 6 months for these bookcases to go on sale. I took the plunge and bought 2 of them for my spare bedroom. They are great! And, they come pre-assembled so there was no assembly required. I would totally recommend these to someone who is looking for affordable and quality storage of books and other odds 'n' ends.
Date published: 2015-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great unit I own four of these units. I stacked two sets together. They take up very little floor space but create great storage space for anything you want. I have mine in my bedroom to store my purses. Now i can easily see everything. Would be great for shoes, books, or anything else. They look great and go great with my other furniture.
Date published: 2015-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from money well spent I purchased this item mainly to display pictures. It requires no assembly and is extremely easy to set up. The shelves are appropriately spaced and sturdy. Very good product for the price. Will be purchasing another one.
Date published: 2015-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what we needed for our corner space I was looking for a shelf that can be folded during Christmas time to make way for the Christmas tree, and this served its purpose. During the rest of the year, it holds books, pillows and other what-have-yous. And in December, it is easy to fold and store under the couch and the space can be used for the tree. Perfect!
Date published: 2015-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 2 in 1 Easy to use since all you have to do is take it out of the box. And attractive - use several in my office and now in my home craft/creative space to store projects
Date published: 2015-03-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful shelves! I received these shelves and they look fabulous! While adjusting and moving the bookcase because of top heaviness, I did manage to crack the wood somewhat. However, it's set and not moving anywhere. I placed wedges under the front legs and the bookcase is in place!
Date published: 2015-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shelves These shelves are perfect for my daughter's small apartment. Very nice. Very easy.
Date published: 2015-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Functional Beauty and Space Saver So simple to unfold and set up. Nice sturdy shelving. It's a functional beauty. I even use the space on the bottom for my photo shoebox containers. The java color is neutral enough to blend in with the other styles and colors in my home. The stacked shelving is held together by a small metal plates with two screws - just as a minimal secure attachment. However, once you stack and add items to your shelf, the stacked shelving is well fitted and holds up nicely. And it's going to be so easy to fold back up if I move. You just can't beat it.
Date published: 2014-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Folding bookcase Most versatile bookcase ever. Used it for books, now using it at my window to hold plants. Had to buy a second one to hold additional plants. Easy to maneuver. I know if and when the plants die I will find other uses for it.
Date published: 2014-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Java oak stackable folding shelves - a winner! I've used similar stacking/folding shelves for years and I always come back to them These are great!!!
Date published: 2014-10-01
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Community Q&A

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

Can you stack more than two of these?

I am looking to stack 3 of these to make it the height that I need. Is that possible?
Asked by: Sb4428
Stacking more than 2 of our Solid Wood Stackable Folding Bookshelves is not recommended.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2017-11-18

What are the dimensions?

Height, depth, width? What is the weight?
Asked by: Janekav
The dimensions are 28" w x 11-1/2" d x 37" h, each unit weighs about 30 lbs.
Answered by: hcrolf
Date published: 2017-12-15

Can the shorter version of this shelf stay on top of a desk without any form of mounting?

I'm looking to add vertical storage on my desk and I wanted to know if this needs to be mounted to the wall? I live in an apartment where I can't drill any holes into the wall.
Asked by: SMing
Our Solid Wood Stackable Folding Bookshelf is freestanding and stable all on its own.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2017-11-25

What is the difference between this bookshelf and the hutch?

The bookshelf and the hutch seem to have identical measurements but there is a price difference. What is the difference between the two?
Asked by: ShelleyRW
Our Solid Wood Stackable Folding Bookshelf features three shelves. Our Solid Wood Folding Hutch only has the two upper shelves to give you ample desktop space with overhead storage as well.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2017-08-01

Do you

Carry these shelves in a shorter version but with first shelf as far from the floor as this model ? I'm certain that you once had, but my memory isn't always accurate, only wishful. One thing is for certain; I'm [attempting to] jumping for joy at the $60 vs. $80 price. I've waited a loooong time for these to go on sale. I don't know if I'll be able to lift them from the car , but that click & pickup extra 15% is lookking prettty good right now. Disabled "senior" (sheesh) will take it where we will find it, lol.
Asked by: cantusemyname
Our Solid Wood Folding Hutch is available seasonally for the Back to College and Back to School time period. It may still be available in a store near you.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2018-01-25

What are the max weights for each shelf and the heights between shelves?

Asked by: emurray85
Each shelf holds up to 50 pounds. Also, the height between the shelves is 13-1/2"
Answered by: maarechar
Date published: 2018-01-11

Can these be mounted on the wall?

Asked by: Lizzie89
Our Solid Wood Stackable Folding Bookshelf was not designed for wall-mounting.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2017-10-07

Is this stackable with the Solid Oak folding hutch?

Asked by: kgraha17
Yes, our Solid Oak Stackable Folding Bookshelf can be stacked with our Solid Oak Folding Hutch.
Answered by: djjones
Date published: 2014-10-13


Can I stack the smaller 37in on top of the taller 74in one to make extra tall bookcases? I am planning to bolt them to the wall.
Asked by: Stacking
Yes, they can be stacked two high. They come with the mounting plates to join them together.
Answered by: chuckm
Date published: 2018-02-13

I bought two of these individually. Do I need to use an L-shaped bracket to mount one on top of the other?

Asked by: jjnyc
No L-shaped bracket or any additional hardware is needed to securely stack these units. They can be secured together with the included metal plates in the back. Each unit comes with such a plate, and can be secured quickly using a screwdriver. (not provided)
Answered by: Murr
Date published: 2015-02-21

How to assemble two?

I've already bought one of the Java bookcases and I love it. I'd like to buy a second and stack the two as shown in the pictures. How do they attach? Would I have to have bought them at the same time to get the connecting pieces?
Asked by: KristenD
When stacking two Java Stackable Folding Bookcases, you will need to install the included metal braces on the sides of the bookcases, to hold them together.
Answered by: djjones
Date published: 2017-05-11

Color? Black/Dk Brown

Is the Java color more of a black or a deep dark brown? Thanks
Asked by: EKUMoore
Our Java color is a deep brown with black hues to it.
Answered by: tcbeall
Date published: 2017-03-26

How can I get replacement brackets for these?

I bought some of these years ago and was using them unstacked but would like to use them stacked now and have misplaced the brackets.
Asked by: DIanne333
Replacement Folding Bookcase Stacking Plates are available. Please give us a call at 1-800-733-3532 to place your order.
Answered by: DesiR
Date published: 2017-12-02

What are the dimensions of this shelf?

Asked by: cph394
The individual shelves measure 26" wide x 11" deep.
Answered by: larose
Date published: 2016-09-06

What decorative bins would fit on this bookshelf?

I am interested in buying this bookshelf. What decorative bins should I use with it? I would like to pair it with the Gingham or sprout bins for a nursery, but I’m concerned these bins might hang off the bookshelf.
Asked by: vhurt2002
Each shelf of our Solid Wood Stackable Folding Bookshelf has a usable footprint of 26" w x 11" d. The footprint is too small for our Gingham Storage Bins or our 3 Sprouts Animal Bins. Other options that will fit two bins per shelf are our Small Rectangular Hogla Storage Bin (10060269), our X-Small Water Hyacinth Bin(10060505), our Small Grey Cottage Woven Bin (10062476).
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2017-04-30

Another Brand

I have a folding bookshelf that looks identical to this but is a 4 shelf version. Apple furniture in Bankok was the Manufacture. do you know if this one is compatible? Height and Width and joining method look the same. do you think it will work?
Asked by: KitU
We can make no guarantees that shelves of another brand will be compatible with our Solid Wood Stackable Folding Bookshelves.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2017-08-31

What is the weight?

Asked by: Charli
This shelving unit weighs 30 pounds, and the box measures 30" wide x 43" tall x 3" thick.
Answered by: mmbriscoe
Date published: 2014-08-22

Height clearance of each shelf?

I'm trying to determine whether the baskets and bins I already own will fit on the shelves. How much clearance does each shelf offer? (Interior measurements?) I'm guessing around 12" each?
Asked by: k2astaar
The interior measurements can vary slightly depending on production, but the average distance between shelves is between 11-1/2" and 12" high. The space between the floor and the bottom shelf is 6" high.
Answered by: lgmorris
Date published: 2017-04-30

what is the height between the shelves?

Asked by: hotdog86
The height between the shelves of the Java Stackable Folding Bookshelf is 11-1/2"-12".
Answered by: djjones
Date published: 2014-11-06

Can you adjust the height of the shelves and how much weight can the shelves hold?

Asked by: CCG94
Easy to transport or store, the bookcase folds flat when not in use. The shelves are not adjustable but they will hold up to 50 lbs each.
Answered by: mgwinston
Date published: 2016-09-06

how heavy is this bookshelf?

Asked by: magd
Our White Stackable Folding Bookshelf weighs 30 lbs.
Answered by: tcbeall
Date published: 2013-10-22

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
Currently, we offer our Solid Wood Stackable Folding Bookshelf in the Java finish you see on this product page as well as a white finish that we show below.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2017-12-15

What is the weight maximum that each shelf holds? Would I be able to store cases of bottled water & other beverages on them in an office environment?

Asked by: Jeanne1280
Each shelf supports up to 50 lbs, and can be used to hold items other than books.
Answered by: tcbeall
Date published: 2014-08-22

Other materials

I see that this product is made of solid oak. Are there any other non-wood materials used as well, such as melamine, MDF, fiberboard, particleboard, plywood? Thank you.
Asked by: katers
The Solid Oak Bookshelf is made of solid oak and hardware. There are no “man-made” wood-like products involved.
Answered by: lgmorris
Date published: 2015-03-06

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
Our Solid Wood Stackable Folding Bookcase along with our Acrylic CD Rack is a good choice for CD storage.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2017-10-07

What is the inside measure of each shelf (width, not depth)? I'm not sure if the given 28" measurement is the inside or outside measurement.

Asked by: Longhorn88
The dimensions listed are exterior dimensions. The interior shelf width is 26".
Answered by: mbdefreitas
Date published: 2017-11-24

Can the braces to hold two units together be re-ordered separately?

Asked by: jjnyc
We do not sell the components separately.
Answered by: tcbeall
Date published: 2015-05-05

can these be wall-mounted?

Floor space is at a premium in my kids' room so I'm looking for shelves that are at least this deep that can be mounted on the wall. Thanks!
Asked by: Audrauy
The White Stackable Folding Bookshelf should remain freestanding and not be wall-mounted. The elfa 12" deep White Shelves would create a fabulous wall-mounted solution.
Answered by: lgmorris
Date published: 2013-12-11
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