And that was before tablets and smartphones!
Digital documents have certainly become a preferred method of data transfer for many of us (how many emails do you send and receive every day?) but there's still plenty of paper around. Some things, it seems, just don't work quite right in a digital format.
Like books. You probably still have books. Maybe a lot of books, and you need shelves to store and display them.
If you're thinking about building or remodeling a home, and you're past the boards-on-concrete-blocks kind of bookshelves, you might consider built-in bookshelves for your project.
Here are a few ideas to get you started:
These traditional "library" bookshelves cover two entire walls in this remodeled home.