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Our goal is to SAFE the world!

One book at a time.

Book Safes Hand Made From Real Vintage Books! Repurposed for Fun and/or Intrigue!

A Novel Approach to Entertaining Friends and Family OR hiding stuff from them 😉

As great and important as reading is, it’s a solitary endeavor, and what with the proliferation of screens vying for everyone’s attention, people aren’t taking the opportunity to connect face-to-face. What better way than over a game and maybe a drink…heck, might as well make a drinking game out of it!

The Slybrary takes great pride in being the ONLY source for one-of-a-kind, hollow book backgammon sets (our Bookgammon™ line)Shut-the-Boox™Predictionaries™ and Fortune Tellers/Keepers™ (ouija board book safes), Quarnhole™, Secret Gardens™ (planter book safes), LockBoox™, and our Vice Vaults™, which is what we call book safes because we stuff them with things less adventurous spirits deem ‘wicked’.

Among the implements of immorality are things like flasks, rolling machines & papers, decks of cards and dice for gambling and drinking games. You know, vices. We also have plenty of empty book safes, to fill with your own fun and games. All of the aforementioned items are kept secure and on the QT in safes handcrafted from real, vintage books by our Head Slybrarian, J.J. Pomegranate.

All books used have been saved from recycling or landfills and repurposed into these functional works of art.

  • Neodymium magnetic clasp.
  • Slybrary book pocket labels provide an additional cash stash (included when pictured).
  • Pluck-n-Pull foam, because books don’t rattle (included when pictured).
  • Beautiful books with big, square cuts. A lot of book safes feature elaborate or curved cuts that don’t maximize cavity space. We believe the outside of your book safe is the only part that should be seen, so we use the most stylish books and ensure they hold as much as possible.



hollow book safes advice

You shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but you should make an exception with these.

Jeff, dropper of knowledge