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The Bookshelf cater to prisoners literacy need when prisoners are within the area-of-effect, which is 2 tiles. It also increases the relevant room grading by 1 point.


  • When placed facing away from the player it gains a Crescent and a Star (symbol for the Muslim/Islam religion) instead of a Cross (symbol of the Catholic Church).
  • As of Alpha 33, the Bookshelf is one of the items that increases Cell Quality