Libraries are one of my favorite places in a classroom. I love my library and it’s my favorite area to set up each year. I also know that without a good system and without teaching the my students a few important things, the library can easily become a chaotic disaster rather quickly. Check out these simple classroom library organization ideas from teachers for teachers that just may work for you too!
Simple Classroom Library Organization Ideas
First, before you can organize a classroom library, you have to have one. Read these tips about how to build one on a budget! Also, find out the most important types of books every classroom library needs.
Now you are ready to rock that classroom library organization with these helpful tips!
Take care of books that need repair with a classroom book hospital. / Learning in Wonderland
Keep stuffed animal reading buddies neat and tidy with a book buddy bin. / First and Kinder Blue Skies
Level your library books with one of the many classroom library leveling tools available. / Kinder Craze
Keep your books organized and in place with sturdy book bins. I use these book bins from Really Good Stuff. I have had them nearly 5 years and they are all still in great condition!
Make it easy to put books back and know who has them checked out with these classroom library holders. / Inspire Me ASAP
Number your student book bins (you won’t have to re-label each year!) with these printable labels. /Proud to Be Primary
Label your classroom library by themes or levels with these awesome classroom library labels. /Recipe for Teaching
If students are allowed to take books home, know who has what book with this library checkout system. / Time 4 Kindergarten
Go over classroom library behaviors with fun books like Manners With a Library Book, which when reinforced can empower kids to take care of their classroom library too!
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