Organize & sort books in your library

To make it easier to find a book, you can organize the books in your library. ​

Organize your books in groups

Create a shelf
  1. Open the Google Play Books app Play Books.
  2. Tap Library and then Shelves and then Create New.
  3. To name your new shelf, tap the title. 
  4. To save, tap Done Done.
Add books to a shelf
  1. Open the Google Play Books app Play Books.
  2. Tap Library.
  3. Tap and hold the book you want to add to a shelf. Select more to add multiple books.
  4. Tap Add to shelf.
  5. Tap the desired shelf.

Tip: To add books to a shelf from the shelf directly, tap Add Books.

Filter books by genre, author, progress & more

Important: These filters are only available on Play Books app version 5.3 and up. 

  1. Open the Google Play Books app Play Books .
  2. Tap Library.
  3. Tap the filters that you want to apply.
  4. Scroll to find the results.
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