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|Block Entity ID||
Java Edition only
|This page contains content on features that may be included in the next update.|
These features have appeared in development versions, but the full update containing these features has not been released yet.
- See also: Block states
|The direction the lectern is facing.|
Opposite from the direction the player faces when placing a lectern.
- See also: Block entity format
Block entity data
- Tags common to all block entities see Template:Nbt inherit/blockentity/template
|August 18, 2012||The lectern was an old project of Dinnerbone's. It was meant to be a stand for written books, so they could be easily read. He was well on his way to creating it when he encountered problems and scrapped the idea, but mentioned that he might pick up work on the lectern in the near future.|
|December 18, 2013||Dinnerbone states in his Reddit AMA that he has revisited lecterns, but scrapped them again as "something about them just didn't feel right".|
|October 18, 2018||Dinnerbone reveals that the lectern is once again in development.|
|Upcoming Java Edition|
|Lecterns are currently only obtainable from the creative inventory and have no functionality.|
|Lecterns currently have a |
|18w48a||Lecterns can now generate in plains village libraries|
|18w48a||Lecterns now can also generate in savanna and snowy tundra village libraries.|
The new lectern that is currently in development.