It's the first day of spring... well, at least according to the calendar. Look outside? Winter still has its grip on much of the U.S., especially here on the east coast.
Nevertheless, spring has sprung, and with it, the cleaning season has begun! Luckily, the Free Library’s got resources to help put the spring back in your step (even if you're still wearing snow boots)!
The Complete Book of Home Organization by Toni Hammersley
This book is chock full of innovative storage ideas and cleaning tips to help you effectively and attractively organize your living and work spaces. Learn how to effectively purge, sort, and store using systems that will improve and revitalize any environment.
Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
An in-depth, illustrated manual on how to declutter and organize specific items throughout the house, from kitchen and bathroom items to work-related papers and hobby collections. User-friendly line drawings illustrate Kondo's patented folding method as it applies to shirts, pants, socks, and jackets, as well as images of properly organized drawers, closets, and cabinets.
Stuffology 101: Get Your Mind Out of the Clutter by Brenda Avadian and Eric Riddle
Listening to this audiobook you'll find fun and flexible approaches to get your mind out of what you define as clutter. Funny, serious, and humbling stories are woven in with tips to help you clear the toxic clutter out of your life.
For more resources and information to help you clean, rearrange, and freshen up just about anything, view our Cutting Clutter and Green Living Explore Topics. And when this winter weather finally does break, mark your calendar for this year's Philly Spring Cleanup on Saturday, April 7!