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Criteria for Deselection (weeding)

The Closet Rules

1.  Are you wearing it?
2.  Is it accessible?
3.  Does it fit your body now?

The Library Rules

1. Is it worn or damaged?
2. Are there duplicates and do I need them both?
3. Is it superceded by a new edition or a much better work?
4. Is it outdated, inaccurate, stereotyping, or at an inappropriate reading level ?

Breaking the Rules

1.  Is it of local interest?
2. Is it unique because of content or illustrations?
3. Is it a memorial gift?