Books on a bookshelf, they just keep themselves to themselves. Making the task of packing your books seem like an easy one, in theory. However, once they leave those shelves there are all kinds of calamities they might run into, and suddenly they take up so much space! Plus, it’s likely that your book collection boxes are going to become the heaviest to move, so it is worth getting your head around storing your books in advance. Here is our guide to packing and storing books, for the short and long term.