This is an excellent article on building a family library! Highly recommended reading.
"A few years ago, the Lord prompted me to begin building our home library. I began filling our shelves with books of all sorts - biographies, books on nature and scientific discovery, historical fiction, reference books, books on theology, doctrine and Christian living, music books, art books, fiction, poetry - you name it, we have it! I have since begun calling our home library our “Heritage Library”. Here’s why. My vision is to establish a very fine, private library that will be available not only to my children, but to my children’s children" Read the whole article here