Shelf Lamp UsesA floor lamps with a built-in shelf is great for adding storage or a place to set your eyeglasses or drink. Our customers choose these lamps when they need light, don't have an end table, and also need some shelf space. The shelves are often small, to hold a magazine, clicker or a glass. Choose from Tray floor lamps or lamps with table bases. Floor Lamps with Shelves are a signature piece to your room, while providing great storage. No need for an end table when your floor lamp has a shelf or tray.