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How does everybody store their books?

Hi all,
I have been storing my books on my book shelf but I've been noticing it's get hard to find a specific book that he wants. I don't want to get rid of any books but maybe someone has better storing/organizing ideas for me.

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Asked by michaelrosemom at 9:40 PM on Nov. 15, 2009 in General Parenting

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  • I store fiction separate from non-fiction. Non-fiction I store by categories. Fiction I have stored by mystery, science fiction, and general, and all alphabetized.

    Answer by Bmat at 9:53 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

  • I have my boys' books on shelves and I (try) to have them organized. If there is a set of books they're together, board books are together, and if he has a favorite book or books I try to put them in a place where they would be easy to find.

    Answer by Domzmom2005 at 9:55 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

  • Just on shelves. We having those shelving units that are divided into squares. I usually organize the books by series or type. My 3yo usually messes hers all up. Occasionally I do cull their books and take out ones that are battered beyond recognition, ones they have outgrown or ones that they don't look at often.

    Answer by justanotherjen at 10:07 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

  • Bookshelves, organized by type (fantasy, sci-fi, cookbooks, how-to-guides, etc.) and then by author and series from there.
    My son's books are organized roughly by size, so the little books aren't lost amongst the huge books.

    Answer by RanaAurora at 10:41 PM on Nov. 15, 2009

  • Sadly in piles in my room. I have so many, but I haven't bought a bookshelf for them yet. My kids have bookshelves for their books.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:29 AM on Nov. 16, 2009

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