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Organized Cookbooks on a Shelf

Organizing CookbooksThis is a page about organizing cookbooks. If you love to cook you probably have a small library of cookbooks, each with their own way of sorting the recipes they have. Keeping your cookbooks organized will make it that much easier to find the recipes you want.

 

Books stored horizontally and vertically on shelves.

Storing Books on ShelvesShelving units are the perfect solution for storing books. They allow easy access and the titles are more visible. You don't need to buy expensive wooden shelves for this purpose, read on for some shelving tips.

 

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Protect Books with Plastic CoverAt a very young age I was taught to organize and take extra care of my books. Until this day, I still have those kept in a box intact with their covers still in very good condition.

 

Old books lined up on a bookshelf.

Keeping Books From Becoming MustyThis is a page about keeping books from becoming musty. Changing where and how we store our books can often help to keep them from getting a musty odor.

 

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Storing Wallpaper Books?Anyone know a good storage solution for wallpaper books?

 

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Organizing Children's BooksThis is a page about organizing children's books. Keeping your kids' books stored in a way that makes it easy for them to read and enjoy their favorites can be a challenge and require some creativity.

 

A row of old books.

Getting Rid of Your Old BooksThis page is about getting rid of your old books. Having a library of books can be very nice, but often times you may not read them again.

 

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Organizing Audiobooks on an iPod?This is a page about organizing audiobooks on an iPod. Keeping your audiobooks organized will ensure ease of access for your listening pleasure.

 

A completed magazine holder from a recycled box.

Making Magazine HoldersThis is a page about making magazine holders. Make your own inexpensive holder for keeping your magazines organized and handy.

 

Lending Books, Organizing Your Book Collection

Lending BooksThis is a page about lending books.Sharing and exchanging books with friends, family and co-workers is a great way to experience literature with those around you. However, it can be difficult to keep track of which book you lent to whom and when.

 

Picture of a several paperback books.

Organizing Your Book CollectionThis is a page about organizing your book collection. Have you ever not been able to find a book that you knew you had? Books are a great addition to any household, but they do take up a lot of space and require organization.

 

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Contact Paper For Longer Lasting BooksIf you want to have paperback books last, cover them with clear contact paper, leaving a margin of 2 plus inches on the inside edge. For some reason, this seems to help the binding, as well as keeping the cover from getting frayed.

 

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upper shelves with books lying on their side

Arranging Books on the ShelvesAs an old person with an arthritic neck I have dreamed up a better way to shelve some of my books. I place the ones whose titles can be read while the book is lying flat on the shelf in that position.

 

Use DVD Shelves for Paperbacks

Use DVD Shelves for PaperbacksRecently, we got rid of many of our DVDs and video game cases so we no longer had a use for these tall narrow shelves. However, they are just the right size for paperbacks.

 

Bookshelf piled with books.

Packing and Storing BooksI have moved a number of times and have found through experience that when moving my many books it is best to use a smaller box, when possible. A good choice for me is one that is 1 foot square. This will require the use of more boxes, but has saved my back and the consistent size makes stacking easier.

 

Lending Books, Organizing Your Book Collection

Organizing Your Book CollectionMost book lovers eventually encounter the same problem sooner or later: how to organize their book collection. If you have a few books then this might not be such a problem.

 

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Organizing Audiobooks on an iPod?I have found when listening to audiobooks that I have downloaded to my Ipod from the library, the chapters skip backwards and replay. I have a hard time trying to figure out where I was in the story. Any one else have this problem?

 

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Maximizing Book Storage?Can you make more space for books by using flat stacks instead of upright rows?

 

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Organizing Children's Books?I am looking for an inexpensive way to store all my daughters books. She is 2, loves books and has SO MANY! At first, I used a jumbo diaper box, but since she has accumulated more, it is overflowing and she can't see what books she has.

 

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Organizing Books?My problem is that I don't know how to organize my books. I have alot of them and lots of shelves. Am I supposed to do them by author or subject or something?

 

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