This post is strictly for avid readers as other people will keep everything else other than books on the bookshelf. Coming back to the book worms who have this fervent for collecting books will definitely experience teeming bookshelf and books falling on the head!
In such a case, become a proud bibliographer by maintaining the precious books you have in your collection and more that you shall be buying. Here are a few tips for neatly arranging bookshelf.
This post is also for moms and students who need to arrange the books such as they are easily available and are kept in an organized manner, and there is no clutter on the study table.
Now that you have decided to organize your bookshelf (Ah! That is a big decision, after all!). It would help if you started by emptying your bookshelf first.
Clean The Shelf
In case you have books that are excessive compared to space, you will have to do some sorting.
Pile up books that you will now not read or books that your children have outgrown.
Sell the books online or donate them to the library or organizations.
Make a small box of books you don’t want to read, but maybe you may want it in the future, or you don’t have the heart to give it, or your kids might need on later. Pack such books in a box and mark it with books’ names and keep it in your home storage room.
Now when you have decided which books you want on the shelf, it is time to keep them organized by categorizing them. There are many ways through which you will be able to do that.
Categorize And Sort As Per:
6. Fiction or non-fiction
When storing books, keep heavy books on the lower shelf and light ones on the top shelf
Arrange the books when you have classified them.
Try to keep the books vertically unless a book is tall.
Put the bookbinding outside such that you can title of the book is visible.
In between, please dust your bookshelf. Use a small vacuum cleaner, which will help to keep the shelf clean and books in good shape.