Your library is one of the most important features of your classroom. We spend lots of money collecting wonderful books, so it’s important to have a good organizational system in place for our students and for ourselves. A good organizational system will help make your books more usable.
Classroom libraries are always growing. It’s best to have an organizational system that allows for growth. I used my knowledge of children’s literature, elementary curriculum, and teacher preferences to design this system of organization.
This document will give you a step-by-step process for categorizing your books. This is a complete guide. There are 219 unique labels. You won't need to use them all, but having such a large bank to choose from will eliminate the need to reorganize and label again in a few years.