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How To Make A Library in Dwarf Fortress

How To Make A Library in Dwarf Fortress
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Dwarf Fortress offers a great number of locations that you can make in the game to increase productivity, keep your Dwarfs happy, train them, and for a myriad of other reasons. Among those locations, we have Library that many players struggle to make. Seeing that, we prepared this guide on how to make a Library in Dwarf Fortress. 

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How To Make A Library in Dwarf Fortress

To make a library in Dwarf Fortress, you must find a suitable zone or dig one per your requirement. Once that is done, press the ‘i’ key on your keyboard to designate the selected zone as a “Library.”

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After that, you must build Bookcases, Tables, and Chairs and assign Scholars and Scribes. Doing so will complete your Library, and you will find Dwarfs enjoying their free time at the Library, reading books, doing other kinds of stuff, sharing their thoughts, and much more. 

Now, if you are wondering how to build Bookcases in Dwarf Fortress? Well! You can do it by pressing the b key to open the build menu and then pressing ALT+c. 

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There are different types of Bookcases that you can make in Dwarf Fortress. And depending on the type, you need different crafting materials and facilities. 

  • You can craft a Bookcase using a log at the Carpenter’s Workshop.
  • You can craft a Bookcase using two bars at the Metalsmith’s Forge.
  • You can craft a Bookcase using one bag of sand at the Glass Furnace.
  • At last, you can use one stone at the Craftsdwarf’s Workshop to make a Bookcase. 

Similarly, you can make Tables and Chairs using the build menu. 

That is it. That concludes our guide on how to remove walls and floors in Dwarf Fortress. 

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Dwarf Fortress is a roguelike construction and management game currently available on PC and macOS platforms. 

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