Do you love to read books while eating, enjoying ice-cream, taking tea, having coffee, or while knitting? Do you need a gadget to hold books open while you are reading?
Here you will find the book page holder clips that will help you read with one hand only, or even completely hands free. These page holders, also called music book clips, work with all types of books whether paperbacks or hardcovers.
1- FlipKlip book holder clip or clamp that keeps page turning easy
Flipklip is a unique book holder clip that you can clamp on the top or the bottom of the book to hold it open. The best feature of this page holder is that, it is easier to turn pages. It means, you do not have to remove the clip to turn the page, or worry about damaging the paper.
It works for small and large books, whether paperbacks or hardcovers. If you are at the beginning or at the end of large books, then clamp one side as normal and for the other side clamp some pages, not the whole book. It works when clamped at the bottom of the book as compared to the top.
2(a)- Wooden Thumb book page holders for reading with one hand, even for long period
Yonor Thumb book page holder is a simple, an easy to use, and an effective solution, if you want to hold the book open with one hand. Also, page turning is easy with these page holders, as you do not have to detach them, every time you turn the page.
They are portable and travel friendly, as you can take it with you anywhere you go. For example you can use it on a train, bus, plane, at beach, while sitting on a sofa, or in your bed. It is a great accessory for book lovers, so you can give them as a gift to the book lover in your life.
2(b)- Thumb Thing is a plastic thumb book page holder that doubles as a bookmark
Thumb Thing is a lightweight thumb page holder to keep book open with one hand. It is so slim on one side that you can use it as a bookmark. This also means, you can store it in the book and read anywhere you want with one hand. You can get it 4 sizes, like medium and large. If you choose the wrong size, you thumb will hurt after holding the book for a while.
3- Adjustable hands free book holder that hugs the book from behind to hold it open
Ounona book holder clamp is a unique design that clamps the book from behind, and hold it open, so you can read with one hand or completely hands free. It works with most of the paperbacks, hardcovers, whether they are thick, thin, small or large. Page turning is also very easy and does not damage the book.
It is a feather light page holder that also folds flat for easy storage. You can read while travelling in a train, a car, a metro, or you like to enjoy your books at a beach, or in your bed.
4- Four-Leg Page Holder Clips that slide on the book to clamp the pages inside
Four-leg page holders are wide and long enough to hold the book open. They are slim and easy to carry inside the book, as a bookmark. Their slippery smooth surface slides in between the pages of the book to keep it open. You can use these with smaller paperbacks. For large books and hardcovers, just weave it through some pages, and it will work fine. But, page turning is not that smooth. Either you have to remove the clip every time you turn, or turn the page carefully trying not to tear the paper.
Multiple designs, sizes and materials are available to choose.
4(a)- Golden Music Book Clip or Page Holder that doubles as a bookmark, is a premium gift for book lovers
Golden premium page holder clip is made of aircraft-grade steel that does not bend under normal use. It is coated with 24 carat gold, then hand-polished to give it a golden-yellow finish. You will get it in a nicely-presented jewel case, so you can keep it safe, or give it as a gift to the book lover in your life. If you are looking for something elegant and stylish, then choose this piece of jewelry for your books. It not only looks great, but also retains its shape and polish for long time.
4(b)- Aircraft-Grade Steel Book page holder clip that is cheaper than the Golden one.
This Page Holder by Chesbro Music is for you, if you find the Golden clip to be expensive. It is made of the same stainless steel, but is not hand polished or Gold plated. It means, you are getting the same durability and function, but missing out on the looks only.
4(c)- Wire page holder clip that does not hides text, yet strong enough to withstand the pressure
NKTM Page holder clip is a great solution if you want this kind of page holder, but do not want to hide the text. It may look flimsy to some, but actually it is made of high carbon steel that is robust, rust proof, and does not bend with normal use. Plus, it is also very lightweight as compared to other similar book page holders.
4(d)- Larger size Black Cat Four-Leg Page Holder clip
Black Cat page holder is a large (5.75″ x 3.5”) four-leg page holder that is 2” wider and 1” taller than the above mentioned page holders clips. It is made with stainless steel which do not rusts, or bends with normal use. Plus, the adorable and cute cat design looks cool. If you love cats and books, or you know someone that loves the both, then this can be a perfect gift item.
4(e)- Customize-able Page Partner page holder that lets you inscribe your name, or any two lines of text
Custom Inscription Page Partner lets you customize your page holder with your name, your friends name, your favorite quote, or any 60 characters of text. You can also personalize the colors, as it is available in wide color range. All the customization makes it a cool gift option for the book lover in your life. You can give it to girls, boys, kids, elderly, teens or adults.
5(a)- Genuine Leather Book weights for holding book open on a flat surface
Leather weighted bookmarks are great for holding books open, if you plan to read such that the book is placed on a flat surface. They are easy to use, but block a lot of text under them. Using these, you can read on a desk, or on your lap while reading in bed or on you lounge. You can get it in any of the four available colors to suit to preference. Plus, it is also a cool gift item for book lovers.
5(b)- Rubber Book Weights that are washable and can be used on a slanted book
Superior Essentials Weighted Bookmarks hold book open without using your hands even if the book is at an angle. Thank to its textured bottom which increases resistance and keep it in place. It stays clean because of its Matt finish which does not show dust. Moreover, if it gets dirty you can simply wash to make it look like new again.
6- Transparent Book Weight that does not hides text & protect book from splashes
Clear Transparent Bookweight is great for hands-free reading while protecting your book from splashes, and without blocking any text. But you have to use it with care, otherwise it will get be scratched and difficult to read through. So always clean it with a microfibre cloth that is also provided with it.
7- Long and clear clip with wooden base that does not blocks the text behind
Grover-Trophy page holder is a lightweight book page holder that does not block the text. Its spring hold the book with the right amount of pressure that holds the book open, but does not make it difficult to turn pages. The bottoms is made of real wood, while the top side is made clear and flexible plastic.
8- Silicone Finger Point Bookmarks and page holders
Rienar silicone bands with a pointy finger are cool looking accessory for reading with one hand. It is simple to use, yet has a lot of benefits. These things fit into your pocket, can be easily carried with you, do not get damaged by pressure, do not get lose over time like the rubber. You get them in a pack of four exciting colors.
8a – Simple Large Elastic Rubber bands in four colors
Ranger Elastic Bands are a simple and inexpensive way to hold book open without holding it. Just grab a bunch of pages and put a rubber band on them. Page turning is also easy with these bands. When you are finished reading they act as a bookmark, so you can start where you left off.
9(a)- Metal wire Book page holder clip that also lets you free stand the book
Mr. Power page holder clip and book stand is for you, if you are looking for a small, yet powerful page holder that holds the book open. The best thing is, it has a pointy middle that helps to easily place it on the books without damaging them. Plus, this does not block the text behind. It is made with metal that is rust proof and durable. Turning pages is a two step process, as you have to slide it outward, every time you want to turn the page.
9(b)- Stylish Stainless Steel Page Anchor Page holder is cool gift item for book lovers
The Zonon Anchor page holder that doubles as a bookmark, is made of a Zinc alloy that makes it durable and strong. On top of that, you get a golden polish that give it is great look. It works with thick and thin, paperbacks or hardcovers. You can keep it in the book, and read wherever you go.
10- Clear Acrylic book page holder that does not hides the text behind
Long Beach Music Acrylic page holders are for you, if you need a see through page holder that does not block text. But you need to be careful as they are brittle, and breaks easily if you clamp it to thick book. For thick books, you can clamp a few pages to avoid stressing these page holders. It is easy to turn pages without worrying about damaging the paper.
11- Binder clips, Jumbo paper clips, and large rubber bands are a simple way to hold book open
This Mr. Pen Package of binder clips, paper clips, and rubber is the the old and simple way to hold book open with one hand, or even reading hands-free! If you are wondering, why go so fancy when you can get around with the simple stationary items, then this package is for you.
Or, you can get a similar, but colorful package by Mr. Pen with the same size binder clips, rubber bands, and paper clips. The only difference is that it would be colorful.
More Book Holders, and other accessories for comfortable reading in bed
All of the above mentioned book page holders are portable and lightweight solution to hold books open with one hand, or without using hands. But, if you need more than that, then check out portable book holders or book stands. These help you read in more ergonomic and relaxed position whether you are reading while travelling, in you bed, or at a beach
If you read on on the sofa, the lounger, the floor, or specially in the bed, then check out these book holders for reading in bed. These book stands help you read in ergonomic postures, whether you are sitting up, lying down flat, or lying down on your side. Using these, you will be able to read for long time without neck and back pain.
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