Bookcases With Sliding Glass Doors

Buy the best bookcases with sliding glass doors selected and recommended by interior designers. By Chloe Hughes.

The bookcase with a sliding door is an attractive way to accent an office or study, especially if that sliding door is glass. Sliding glass bookcases allow you to see all of your books without worrying about dust or contaminants ruining them. It is also a great feature if you have curious pets.

Brown Bookcase With Sliding Glass Doors

Brown Bookcase With Sliding Glass Doors

$1329.99 $1879.99

Brown Bookcase With Sliding Glass Doors

Canora Grey

$1329.99 $1879.99

Description

The frame of this bookcase with sliding glass doors is made of solid wood while the rest is made of manufactured wood and veneers. Its barrister bookcase design consists of three horizontal bookcases that are stacked on top of each other. Each section is fronted by two mullioned sliding glass doors.

Manufactured Wood Bookshelf With Sliding Glass Doors

Manufactured Wood Bookshelf With Sliding Glass Doors

$255.99 $471

Manufactured Wood Bookshelf With Sliding Glass Doors

Andover Mills™

$255.99 $471

Description

Three adjustable shelves on this bookcase sit behind two sliding glass doors. Its compact design fits into small spaces at just 31.75” wide by 13” deep and 51” tall. The bookshelf ships flat to your door and is easy to put together with a hammer, a Phillip's head and a flat head screwdriver. 

Designer Advice

Unlike most bookshelves, this sliding glass door bookcase comes in seven beautiful colors. Choose a standard white, mid-tone gray or black option for a neutral color that’s not a wood tone. Or splash out and choose from a vibrant light blue, fire engine red, pineapple yellow or royal blue. Then cover your book spines with white craft paper for a collection that stands out against the cabinet color.

Luxury Bookcase With Sliding Glass Doors

Luxury Bookcase With Sliding Glass Doors

$3299.99 $6667.99

Luxury Bookcase With Sliding Glass Doors

Loon Peak®

$3299.99 $6667.99

Description

At 74” high and 85” wide, this beautiful bookshelf with sliding doors is a generous 18” deep. Comes with a total of 11 shelves and eight glass doors. Made from solid reclaimed pine. This bookcase requires partial assembly and weighs a total of 385 lbs once it’s assembled.

Solid Wood Bookcase With Sliding Glass Doors

Solid Wood Bookcase With Sliding Glass Doors

Solid Wood Bookcase With Sliding Glass Doors

Birch Lane™

Description

Two mullioned wood doors bypass each other on this bookcase with sliding doors. The bookcase is 40.2” tall and 39” wide. The shelves measure 35.4” wide and are each 8.6” deep. Each shelf can support up to 15 lbs. All the tools you need to assemble this piece comes with the bookcase.

Designer Advice

Crafted from solid elmwood, this bookcase with glass doors comes in either an oak or French gray finish. Each of the three wood shelves has a different height capacity: the top fits 9” items, the middle shelf fits 11.5” items and the bottom shelf can handle anything that is 13.25” tall. Most paperback books are 6” tall and will easily fit on the top shelf.  

Bookcase With Sliding Glass Doors

Bookcase With Sliding Glass Doors

Bookcase With Sliding Glass Doors

Description

Crafted with manufactured Durian wood, mindi wood veneers, iron, and glass, this sliding glass door bookcase organizes any space. It stands 67.50 tall and is 45.25” wide by 18.5” deep. Overall, this bookcase weighs 106 lbs and comes fully assembled, ready to be set in place.

Designer Advice

Complete a rustic living space with this beautiful wooden bookcase with sliding glass doors. Its industrial design shows up with the iron-framed glass doors. We love the four built-in drawers that sit on the lower part of the bookcase and add a unique touch to your decor. The golden honey wood tone can be repeated in other wood furniture along with the burnished iron detailing. 

Elmwood Transitional Bookcase with Glass Sliding Doors

Elmwood Transitional Bookcase with Glass Sliding Doors

Elmwood Transitional Bookcase with Glass Sliding Doors

Birch Lane™

Description

Perfect For: Classic country-inspired interiors

What We Like: Wood-framed glass sliding doors

The Elmwood Transitional Bookcase offers a stylish and practical solution to showcase your favorite reads and decorative items. Crafted from durable elmwood, this piece features wood-framed glass sliding doors that protect your belongings from dust while keeping them easily accessible. The classic country design complements various decor styles and is sure to add a touch of sophistication to any room it resides in.

Designer Advice

Maximize its functionality by arranging books by color, size, or genre to create an eye-catching display, and accentuate with a few well-chosen decorative accessories to add extra charm.

Country Bookcase With Sliding Glass Doors

Country Bookcase With Sliding Glass Doors

Country Bookcase With Sliding Glass Doors

Red Barrel Studio®

Description

Perfect for a comfortable and casual decor style, this country-style bookshelf with glass sliding doors is easy to assemble. It comes with two adjustable shelves that let you choose where you want to position them. The four round feet and single floor post all come with floor glides to protect your floor from any damage. 

Designer Advice

The painted gray finish on this bookshelf with glass sliding doors has a distinct French blue undertone. This will cause it to look more blue than gray once it’s set up. Paint your walls a pretty pale blue-gray color like Behr Paint’s Light French Gray or Benjamin Moore’s Silver Gray or Smoke. This will make the bookcase look like a custom piece of furniture. To customize it, even more, buy a roll of French toile wallpaper and apply it to the inside of the back of the bookshelf before assembly.

Farmhouse Bookcase with Sliding Glass Doors

Farmhouse Bookcase with Sliding Glass Doors

Farmhouse Bookcase with Sliding Glass Doors

Three Posts™

Description

Perfect For: Achieving a rustic and cozy atmosphere in any room

What We Like: The blend of charming farmhouse design and practical storage

Embrace a warm and inviting atmosphere with this farmhouse bookcase, featuring simple crown molding and rustic X-shaped accents. Crafted from both solid and engineered wood, it showcases a neutral finish to suit any color palette. The two sliding glass doors open up to adjustable shelving, perfect for displaying books, accent pieces, and storage baskets. Mounted on bun feet and complete with wall-mounting hardware, this bookcase effortlessly fits against any wall in your living room or dining room.

Designer Advice

Use a mix of wicker baskets, small plants, and your favorite literature to create an eye-catching display that complements the bookcase's farmhouse charm.

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Buying Guide

If your sliding glass bookcase features fairly wide glass panels or a mainly glass-based design, it’s worth investing in tempered glass: this is the strongest type of glass used in furniture, so you won’t have to worry too much about accidental breakages.

However, if the glass panels are smaller and mainly decorative, most types of glass will do, although it’s always safer to go for thicker models.

For a sliding glass bookcase, you’re going to want a dense hardwood to provide structure for your heavy books (and that heavy glass). We’d recommend an oak or a maple for this reason; or, if you’re looking for a more cost-efficient, smaller bookcase, select a birch or a walnut.

You can paint any of these to match the colors you want in your home, or stain them darker or lighter as you wish.

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