If you don’t plan on using a notebook for more than a few days, it will likely not last long in your bag with other gear. A cover is the best way to ensure you get the most out of your notebook. Journal covers can be a great way to add extra storage and durability to your notebook, even if they are not portable. Some covers can hold a pen, cash and a few cards, while others have enough space for other EDC gear. We were asked by our readers to share a list of our top pocket notebook covers. These covers will protect your 3.5×5.5″ pocket book once you have decided which size is best for you.
Bellroy Slim Notebook Cover
Bellroy’s super slim notebook cover is loaded with features that make this one of the best. It is made of premium veg-tanned leather, which is both thin and durable. Magnetic closure ensures that the Bellroy Notebook Cover is sealed shut. There’s room inside for credit cards or business cards, and a place for a pen to be clipped into the spine.
One Star Leather Simple Notebook Case Cover
One Star Leather Goods produces the highest quality leather goods available. Each piece is handmade in the LA-based workshop. The simple notebook cover can be made in a variety of premium leathers. The cover has a pocket to hold cash, cards or two 3.5×5.5″ notebooks.
This is Ground Medium Notebook Cover
The cover of This Is Ground’s notebook is more than a notebook. The premium soft leather cover has ample space for your phone, cards and cash. There is also a pocket notebook. This case is a great choice if you want to consolidate all your stuff. This case can also be used to organize your in-bag items, keeping them all organized and easy to find.
Recycled Firefighter Cover “Firehose Inspector”
Recycled Firefighter produces some of the most tough gear available, including their notebook cover. Their “Fire Hose Inspector cover” is made from decommissioned firehoses and finished with nylon webbing of military grade. It is secured with an elastic band and can be easily opened to take notes. The leather sleeve on the front of the cover will keep your pen and other writing tools in one place.
Nock Co. Hightower Nylon Notebook Cover
It’s not for everyone. Nock Co. cases are made from 1000D nylon and coated with a DWR water-resistant coating. Nock Co.’s Hightower notebook covers sleeve can hold three of your favorite pens along with your pocket notebook.
Craft and Lore Notebook Cover “Northwestward”
The Northwestward notebook cover has a saddle-stitched design and is entirely handmade in the USA. There is enough space to fit a standard 3.5×5.5″ pocket notebook. Additionally, there are two card slots and plenty of room for a pen. Two heavy-duty snaps ensure that the Northwestward stays closed and folds up. This option is great for those who are very protective of their gear. Every order comes with one of their custom-printed notebooks.