Need a good way to organize your classroom library? Looking for individual storage solutions for students without enough desk space? Book bins are the answer! These versatile containers have tons of uses in any classroom. Here are our top picks.

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1. Really Good Stuff Rainbow Labels Book Bins (Set of 12)

Really Good Stuff makes a lot of classroom organization supplies, including some of the best book bins on the market. This set in a variety of colors includes blank labels on the front. Some reviewers note that they may tip when holding tall, heavy items, but they’re ideal for lining up on shelves.

Buy it: Really Good Stuff Rainbow Labels Book Bins (Set of 12)/Amazon

2. Really Good Stuff Non-Tip Book Bins (Set of 6)

Non-tip book bins in a variety of colors with blank labels

If you need sturdy bins that can stand on their own, try this set. The stabilizer wings help them stand up to tall, heavy books, magazines, and binders.

Buy it: Really Good Stuff Non-Tip Book Bins (Set of 6)/Amazon

3. Storex Large Book Bins (Case of 6)

Black oblong bins, set of six

These bins have thousands of five-star reviews on Amazon, and they come in several sizes and colors. Individual bins can be snapped together on the sides to keep them in place, too.

Buy it: Storex Large Book Bins (Case of 6)/Amazon

4. Really Good Stuff Large Book and Organizer Bins (Set of 4)

Large divided book bins in red, yellow, blue, and green

These divided bins are outstanding for classroom libraries, especially those with lots of picture books. The dividers are removable and click firmly in place when in use.

Buy it: Really Good Stuff Large Book and Organizer Bins (Set of 4)/Amazon

5. Teacher Created Resources Chalkboard Print Bins (Set of 3)

Chalkboard print black book bin

How cute is the chalkboard print on these bins? Try using chalk markers to write in the open label space on the front.

Buy it: Teacher Created Resources Chalkboard Print Bins (Set of 3)/Michaels

6. Creatology Assorted Book Bins (Set of 12)

Wide book bins in teal, red, blue, pink, and yellow

These larger bins work well for larger books, binders, folders, and more. You receive 12 assorted bins, though you’re not able to choose the exact colors.

Buy it: Creatology Assorted Book Bins (Set of 12)/Michaels

7. Teacher Created Resources Reclaimed Wood Print (Set of 3)

Reclaimed wood print book bins holding colorful binders

If you’re not into bright primary colors or cutesy prints, you might like the look of these book bins. The reclaimed wood design features a write-on/wipe-off surface so you can adapt them for your needs over time.

Buy it: Teacher Created Resources Reclaimed Wood Print (Set of 3)/Michaels

8. Up & Up Book Storage Bin

Blue and green bin for holding folders or books

Target’s basic bins are sold individually and come in a variety of colors, including blue, green, red, yellow, and purple. Slide them together on the side to connect them, if you like.

Buy it: Up & Up Book Storage Bin/Target

9. Bullseye’s Playground File Bins (Set of 7)

Set of 7 file folder bins in various colors

This set of 7 containers from Target’s bargain section can be connected together along the sides to create one unit or used separately. Front and back handles make them easy to lift.

Learn more: Bullseye’s Playground File Bins (Set of 7)/Target

10. Lakeshore Learning Connect & Store Bins

Rainbow colored book bins with white labels on the front

Lots of teachers rely on Lakeshore Learning’s quality products. They cost a little more than some other brands, but educators know they last longer and hold up to lots of wear and tear in the classroom. Buy these individually or in a set of 6.

Buy it: Connect & Store Bins/Lakeshore Learning

11. Lakeshore Learning Heavy-Duty Bins

Orange square bin filled with children's books

If you need larger bins for heavy books or binders, try these from Lakeshore Learning. Choose from half a dozen colors, or buy a set of six with one of each hue.

Buy it: Heavy Duty Bins/Lakeshore Learning

12. Pen + Gear Book Bin With Label

Red book bin with front label pocket

Pen + Gear is Walmart’s brand, and their bins are very affordably priced at only a couple of dollars each when you buy a set of six. The clear label pocket on the front is a nice touch, too.

Buy it: Pen + Gear Book Bin With Label/Walmart

13. Teaching Tree Colorful Book Bins

Basic plastic magazine bins in green, pink, red, and blue

When you’re on a super-tight budget, Dollar Tree is the way to go. Buy them in store for a buck each, or order a case of 24 online so you’ll have enough for the whole class.

Buy it: Teaching Tree Colorful Book Bins/Dollar Tree

14. The Container Store Clear Book Bin

Clear plastic bin holding several books

If you prefer to keep things simple and clean, check out these clear, sturdy bins from The Container Store. Grab handles on both sides make it easy to lift and move them, and they’re shaped to sit neatly side-by-side with no wasted space.

Buy it: Clear Book Bin/The Container Store

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