How to Organize Your Classroom Library Using Clothespins

Are you wondering how to organize your classroom library? This classroom organization tip from The Clutter-Free Classroom will show you how to use clothespins to keep track of books.


One key area where these two concepts come together is the classroom library because it needs to be both organized and managed on a regular basis. It is one of the most important areas of your classroom as it is the hub of reading instruction. Over the years I have written many articles to provide teachers with ideas for getting the most out of their libraries:

Here is an additional idea that can really help simplify the process of tracking books and easily maintain an organized classroom library

Label a pinch-style clothespin for each student. I like to use numbers so they can be used year after year.  When a student takes a book from the classroom library, he/she attaches the clip to the basket the book came out of. This makes it easy to return the book to the correct basket and maintain order in the library.

Are you wondering how to organize your classroom library? This classroom organization tip from The Clutter-Free Classroom will show you how to use clothespins to keep track of books.



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