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Sauder Beginnings 71" Bookcase

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Sauder Beginnings 71" Bookcase

Perfect for new businesses, young people, kids' rooms, basements, or anywhere that requires an affordable solution.


  • 5 shelves
  • Three adjustable shelves
  • Beginnings Collection
  • Made in the USA
  • Manufacturer provides 1 year warranty


  • Overall: 71.13" H x 24.5" W x 11.5" D
  • Overall Product Weight: 48lbs

Sauder Beginnings 71" Bookcase

Weights & Dimensions

  • Overall: 71.13" H x 24.5" W x 11.5" D
  • Overall Product Weight: 48lbs


Product Type: StandardStyle: Contemporary
Finish: CherryFrame Material: Wood
  • Frame Material Details: Manufactured wood
Number of Items Included: 1Solid Wood Construction: No
Shelving Included: Yes
  • Shelf Material: Manufactured wood
  • Adjustable Shelves: Yes
  • Removable Shelving: Yes
  • Number of Shelving Tiers: 5
Doors Included: No
Drawers Included: NoWheels Included: No
Orientation: TallBack Panel: Closed
Foldable: NoHandpainted: No
Mobile: NoWall Recessed: No
Commercial Use: NoRecycled Content: Yes
Eco-Friendly: YesCountry of Manufacture: United States


Assembly Required: Yes
  • Tools Needed for Assembly: Phillips head screwdriver and hammer
Installation Required: No
Additional Parts Required: No 


Product Warranty: 1 year 


CARB Compliant: YesFSC Certified: Yes
General Conformity Certificate: YesANSI BIFMA Compliant: Yes
  • ANSI/SOHO S6.5 Small Office/Home Office: Yes

About the Manufacturer

Sauder is the world's leading manufacturer of ready-to-assemble furniture that offers solutions for all your furniture needs. They have provided well-crafted and moderately priced home & office computer desks, TV stands and bookcases for more than seven decades. This commitment to quality, design, and personalized customer service has helped make them the fifth-largest furniture manufacturer in the United States and one of the most recognized names in the industry. Discover an entirely new concept in home office furniture, TV stands, bookcases and more at furniture retailers everywhere.


The Beginnings 71" Bookcase is a Contemporary style product. Contemporary style bridges the gap between traditional and modern. Pieces feature simple and clean lines with smooth surfaces without any carving or adornment. You can shop for more Contemporary Bookcases in the Institutional Storage section of our site.

Sauder Beginnings 71" Bookcase

Questions & Answers (2)


“Hi, are all the shelves of this item removable?” asked by Charlyn

"Hello Charlyn, all the shelves, except the center shelf, are removable." Tiffany from Wayfair


“Hi, what material is this bookcase made of?” asked by Cherry

"Hi Cherry, this bookcase is made of engineered wood." Margo from Wayfair

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reasonable for the price, and equal quality

from New Brunswick, NJ – Verified Buyer

The directions for the bookcase weren't very clear, so my brother (who built it) had to improvise. It worked out well however, and was pretty easy to get finished once he started. It just took some planning and manipulation of the parts, since there were no clear cut directions. The directions also mentioned black stickers to cover up the nails that were used, however we did not see this in the box. Although a bit irritating, it's fine since the nails are a darker shade and match the wood, so no one can really see them unless then are looking closely. Overall, it's a good piece and serves our purpose. So far the shelves are sturdy, and are holding up against the massive amounts of books we placed on it. The price we paid for it is comparable to the quality, which is good.

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four stars

from Brooklyn, NY – Verified Buyer

These bookcases arrived on time and in good condition. They were packed very well by the manufacturer, and were not too difficult to put together. They are nice and sleek, simple and modern looking. However, they are very wobbly. Small brackets with hardware are included, and it is recommended that the bookcases be attached to the wall at the top shelf. Unfortunately, because we have baseboard molding, the bracket is not long enough, so I must replace them with something larger. I also did not receive enough pins to hold the shelves. That means I have to make another trip to the hardware store. I would have given these bookshelves three stars, but they will serve my purpose, and were inexpensive.

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Looks great from the front

from Burke, VA

This is a functional bookcase. It is the size I wanted in terms of height and width so it fit in the space perfectly. It looks nice. However, the backboard is very, very thin. More like paper. Since it has no substance or weight, it is difficult to get unfolded, placed and nailed in perfectly. I was always smoothing it out. When it was nailed in the back, there was a big hole in the backboard....it should be renamed backpaper, not backboard, because it is just to thin and has no weight.

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Great little bookcase

from Charleston, SC – Verified Buyer

I've had this bookcase for a few weeks now and it's performing its job admirably. I docked a star because the top shelf is missing the laminate finish (how cheap can they get?) and because the bookcase has a little shakiness to it. Definitely would not want to load this thing up with heavy books. However, it suits my needs just fine and for the wallet friendly price, it's totally worth it.

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What I expected

from AL – Verified Buyer

I actually wanted some high quality and beautiful bookcases but didn't want tot flip the bill at this time. These will do in the meanwhile. Nothing special just regular run of the mill bookcases. Did come with a few scuffs where the color came off.

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Bookcase rating.

from Brooklyn, NY – Verified Buyer

I am very happy with this Bookcase in concern of its quality. However, I had sort a difficult time to as assemble until I figure out which part of bookcase belongs to each other. Otherwise, a quality of bookcase is really good! Rima

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Exactly what I was looking for

from United States – Verified Buyer

The bookcase was easy to assemble and the adjustable shelves were exactly what I was looking for. The only thing that bothered me is that since the backing pieces were folded for boxing they do not lay flat and you can very clearly see the creases. It's not a major issue for me, just something to think about if you are going to be using this bookcase for displaying anything that may show a great deal of the backing board.

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Mediocre bookcase

from Montclair, NJ – Verified Buyer

Arrived on time for delivery. Easy setup but the bookcase is not what I expected for the price. It feels & look inexpensive. Not enough space for my books. But hey it's doing purpose for now.

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Nightmare to build, very flimsy.

from Chantilly, VA – Verified Buyer

Ive bought a number of Sauder pieces over the years. Bought two of these in different colors for a friends apartment. Never had the kind of problems I experienced with these with the higher end Sauder shelves, but these were horrible. Directions were vague. None of the holes for the heavy screws were pre-drilled. NONE. They give you a bunch of flat bottomed screws, and ONE sharp one. You are supposed to use the sharp screw to pre-drill all the holes in the fiber board for the blunt screws to go into. Nowhere in the directions do they mention this. This is supposed to go together with a Phillips screwdriver. HAH. If we didnt have the power drill, my hands would have died. The top and bottom sections are held together with two small dowels and two cam locks. Very flimsy. The directions even say not to stand the thing up until you put the backing on or it may COLLAPSE. My opinion Spend the money and buy Sauders better quality shelves. They are beautiful and much sturdier.

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Great product

from Socorro, TX – Verified Buyer

Great product. delivery was fast! would buy from this site again.

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Beginnings 71" Bookcase is also sometimes listed under the following manufacturer numbers: 409090, 409091, 409596, 410395