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Get Organized for the New Year

The New Year means a fresh start. Trying to stay organized is a goal that many people struggle to acheive. There are several different approaches to this task, and the Library provides a large selection of books to help you develop a plan that will best work for you. 

The Art of Discarding: How to Rid of Clutter and Find Joy by Nagisa TatsumiThe Art of Discarding: How to Rid of Clutter and Find Joy by Nagisa Tatsumi. 
The book offers advice and guidelines to help readers learn how to finally let go of stuff that is holding them back and tips on how to acquire less in the first place.

 

 

Clean My Space: The Secret to Cleaning Better, Faster and Loving Your Home Every Day by Melissa MakerClean My Space: The Secret to Cleaning Better, Faster and Loving Your Home Every Day by Melissa Maker. 
Take the chore out of cleaning with tips and cleaning hacks. Use this book to learn lightning fast 5-10 minute routines for every room and techniques for cleaning even the most daunting places and spaces.

 

Goodbye, Things by Fumio Sasaki Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism by Fumio Sasaki
In this book, the author modestly shares his personal minimalist experience. He offers specific tips on the minimizing process and reveals how the new minimalist movement can transform your space and enrich your life.

 

 

The Home Decluttering Diet: Organize Your Way to a Clean and Lean House by Jennifer Lifford.The Home Decluttering Diet: Organize Your Way to a Clean and Lean House by Jennifer Lifford. 
This comprehensive guide shows you how to organize your home month-by-month and room-by-room to achieve and maintain clutter-free lifestyle.

 

 

 

The Joy of Less: A Minimalist Guide to Declutter, Organize and Simplify by Francine Jay. The Joy of Less: A Minimalist Guide to Declutter, Organize, and Simplify by Francine Jay. 
Francine Jay introduces a five-step family program you help you downsize, declutter, and maintain a streamlined life. Her minimalist lifestyle techniques will help you maximize space, free up time and energy, and keep things organized.

 

Let It Go: Downsizing Your Way to a Richer, Happier Life by Peter WalshLet It Go: Downsizing Your Way to a Richer, Happier Life by Peter Walsh. 
Sorting through a lifetime’s worth of accumulated possessions can be a daunting and stressful experience. Decluttering guru Peter Walsh will help you turn downsizing into a rejuvenating life change with his useful tips and practical takeaways.  

 

Organized Enough: The Anti-Perfectionist's Guide to Getting and Staying Organized by Amanda SullivanOrganized Enough: The Anti-Perfectionist's Guide to Getting and Staying Organized by Amanda Sullivan. 
With seven concepts to help you define your goals and seven essential habits to keep chaos and clutter at bay, Organized Enough will teach you to reframe how you think about your space, your stuff and your life.

 

 

Real Day Organizing: Clean and Clutter-Free in 15 Minutes a Day Real Day Organizing: Clean and Clutter Free in 15 Minutes a Day by Cassandra Aarssen. 
Organizational expert Cassandra ‘Cas’ Aarssen, the guru from YouTube’s ClutterBug channel, reveals her tips, tricks and secrets to a clean and clutter free home in just 15 minutes a day.

 

 

 

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