If you love to read, then you will no doubt want to decorate with bookcases. A bookcase can range from a simple, utilitarian structure to a beautiful hardwood case for displaying your best and most prized books. They can also be used to display some types of ornamentals. Glass fronted cases do an excellent job of keeping their contents protected from dust, pets or small children. Units that have solid doors on a portion of the contents are great for concealing messy things, such as stacks of manuscript paper or for protecting light-sensitive items.