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Classroom Libraries

A diverse, welcoming classroom library is a magnet for kids. Get tips on how to set up your classroom library to encourage book choice and support student learning.

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Most teachers keep classroom libraries or collections of print and e-books that are available for students to read alone or with a partner. Classroom libraries should reflect the diversity, interests, and abilities of our students. To keep them friendly for all users, they should be organized and labeled in a way that makes it easy for students to find and return books.

Get some tips on organizing your classroom library from the articles and videos here.

Setting up a diverse classroom library

Finding books

Featured video: organizing the classroom library