At IKEA Hacker, Becca outlines a why-didn’t-I-think-of-that? approach: add a bar to your shelf so you can display books library-style, making the room more attractive and encouraging more reading in the family. That would work with pretty much any shelf, not just an IKEA one, of course. For more bookshelf fun, check out how to turn a bookshelf into a secret passage.
Children’s front-facing book rack [IKEA Hacker]